WSR 98-17-044

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[Order 98-152--Filed August 13, 1998, 5:00 p.m.]



Date of Adoption: August 8, 1998.

Purpose: To amend WAC 232-12-068 Nontoxic shot requirement for waterfowl, coot, and snipe hunting.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-12-068.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-14-098 on June 30, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

August 12, 1998

Lisa Pelly, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission



AMENDATORY SECTION [(Amending Order 97-164, filed 8/25/97)]



WAC 232-12-068  Nontoxic shot requirement for waterfowl, coot, and snipe hunting. It is unlawful to possess shot (either in shotshells or as loose shot for muzzleloading) other than steel shot(([,])), bismuth-tin (([shot])) shot (nominally 97 parts bismuth:3 parts tin with <1 percent residual lead), ((or)) tungsten-iron shot (nominally 40 parts tungsten:60 parts iron with <1 percent residual lead), or tungsten-polymer shot (nominally 95.5 parts tungsten:4.5 parts polymer with <1 percent residual lead) (([while])) (([when])) when hunting for waterfowl, coot, or snipe.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 97-18-026 (Order 97-164), 232-12-068, filed 8/25/97, effective 9/25/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040 and 77.12.010. 96-18-009 (Order 96-127), 232-12-068, filed 8/22/96, effective 9/22/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 95-18-072 (Order 95-126) 232-12-068, filed 9/1/95, effective 10/2/95.]



NOTES:



Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules, and deems ineffectual changes not filed by the agency in this manner. The bracketed material in the above section does not appear to conform to the statutory requirement.



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