WSR 04-16-058

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed July 29, 2004, 4:28 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Delivery of Canadian-origin sport caught fish.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.047.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: A recent court ruling identified problems with the existing rule. The proposal will clarify the intent and application of the rule.

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 Evan Jacoby, Rules Coordinator, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2930.

Contact by September 16, 2004, expected proposal filing on or after September 17, 2004.

July 29, 2004

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

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