WSR 99-18-037

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed August 25, 1999, 3:00 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Access stewardship decals, conservation patron donations.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Maximize and improve the efficiency of public recreational opportunity without impairing wildlife populations.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael Fraidenburg, Policy Assistant, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, (360) 902-2504. Contact by October 15, 1999 (rule proposal filing expected to be November 3, 1999).

August 25, 1999

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office