PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Elk area boundaries.
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: Elk area 3911 needs to be expanded to address elk damage concerns.
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 Dave Brittell, Wildlife Program, Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2504. Contact by December 16, 2004. Expected proposal filing on or after December 17, 2004.
October 20, 2004