PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Commercial catch areas.
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: There is interest in defining smaller management and catch reporting areas in Hood Canal.
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 Phil Anderson, Intergovernmental Resource Management Special Assistant, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2720.
Contact by September 16, 2004, expected proposal filing on or after September 17, 2004.
August 2, 2004