WSR 97-11-070

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[Filed May 21, 1997, 10:50 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Transport tag fees.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 114, Laws of 1997.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The legislature has delegated authority to set transport tag fees for black bear and cougar, or to eliminate fees altogether. Rules are needed for these fees.

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, Assistant Director, Wildlife Management, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 902-2504. Contact by July 15, 1997.

Expected Proposal Filing: July 23, 1997.

May 21, 1997

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office