FISH AND WILDLIFE
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Of the two sectors that handle commercial fish - wholesale fish dealers/buyers/DRE holders, and secondary receivers - RCW 77.15.568 adequately addresses the record-keeping requirements of the secondary receivers. This proposal for WAC 220-20-019 will provide requirements for the wholesale fish dealers/buyers/DRE holders. It also will allow fish and wildlife officers to have continued access to wholesale dealers'/buyers'/DRE holders' catch-accounting reports.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-20-019.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047 and 77.04.020.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-15-146 on July 22, 2008.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: October 3, 2008.
for Jerry Gutzwiler, Chair
Fish and Wildlife Commission
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 82-105, filed 8/13/82)
WAC 220-20-019 Requirement to provide sales documents. It is unlawful for any ((
individual, firm, or corporation))
wholesale fish dealer, fish buyer, or holder of a direct
retail endorsement to fail to (( show on demand to any
authorized employee or enforcement officer of the department
of fisheries)) submit for inspection any state of Washington
fish receiving tickets or sales documents (( pursuant to WAC 220-69-240)) upon demand of a fish and wildlife officer.
Violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor, punishable
under RCW 77.15.640 (1)(d).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. 82-17-040 (Order 82-105), § 220-20-019, filed 8/13/82.]