PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Sale of wildlife rules.
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 is entering into negotiations to dispose of hides and horns of seized wildlife, wildlife killed under depredation permits, and potentially other wildlife coming under the department's control. Rules are needed to coordinate this disposal.
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 Bruce Bjork, Enforcement Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2373. Contact by March 16, 2006, expected proposal filing on or after March 17, 2006.
January 18, 2006