WSR 09-23-016

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed November 6, 2009, 10:54 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Regulations and conditions for conducting auctions and raffles.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.040, 77.12.047, 77.12.020, 77.32.070, 77.32.530.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Provides clarification and clear direction for conducting auctions and raffles of hunting permits.

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) 902-2515. Contact by December 28, 2009. Expected proposal filing on or after January 6, 2010.

November 6, 2009

Lori Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office