WSR 05-05-026

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 05-16 -- Filed February 10, 2005, 10:10 a.m. , effective March 13, 2005 ]


Purpose: Amend distribution of geoduck fish tickets.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-69-26401.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-01-157 on December 20, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: February 4, 2005.

Susan Yeager

for Ron Ozment, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

OTS-7707.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 04-210, filed 8/17/04, effective 9/17/04)

WAC 220-69-26401   Distribution of copies of shellfish receiving ticket.   State of Washington shellfish receiving tickets shall be made out in quintuplicate (five copies) at the time of delivery. Upon completion of the shellfish receiving ticket, it is unlawful for the person completing the fish receiving ticket to fail to distribute the copies as follows:

(1) The dealer copies (white and yellow) shall be retained by receiver ((of)) for their use.

(2)(a) For shellfish other than geoduck clams from department of natural resources geoduck tracts, the state copies (green and pink) shall be mailed to the department. It is required that the state copies be received by the department no later than the sixth working day after the day the ticket was completed by the original receiver.

(b) For geoduck clams from department of natural resources geoduck tracts, the green state copy shall be mailed to the department no later than the sixth working day after the ticket was completed by the original receiver. The pink state copy shall be mailed to the department of natural resources no later than the sixth working day after the ticket was completed by the original receiver, or delivered earlier to the department of natural resources as directed by that department.

(3) The fisherman copy (gold) shall be retained by the deliverer for their use.

(4) Violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor, punishable under RCW 77.15.640.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047. 04-17-096 (Order 04-210), 220-69-26401, filed 8/17/04, effective 9/17/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 00-01-145 (Order 99-221), 220-69-26401, filed 12/20/99, effective 1/20/00; 91-05-015 (Order 91-07), 220-69-26401, filed 2/8/91, effective 3/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080 and 75.58.040. 86-19-043 (Order 86-102), 220-69-26401, filed 9/12/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 83-24-049 (Order 83-203), 220-69-26401, filed 12/2/83; 80-05-093 (Order 80-27), 220-69-26401, filed 5/2/80.]

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