WSR 08-10-110

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed May 7, 2008, 11:31 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Taxidermists, meat cutters, and fur dealers.

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: The department's WACs regarding taxidermists, meat cutters, and fur dealers needs to be updated to facilitate enforcement and compliance.

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 Lori Preuss, WDFW Enforcement Program, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2930, fax (360) 902-2155, e-mail preuslmp@dfw.wa.gov. Contact by June 25, 2008. Expected proposal filing on or after July 2, 2008.

May 7, 2008

Loreva M. Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office