WSR 07-02-106

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed January 3, 2007, 11:38 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Allowed and prohibited activities and uses on department lands; small game seasons.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.210, 77.12.047.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Review and update WDFW-owned land-use regulations to help ensure consistent application as well as resource protection. Provides clarification and recreational opportunity.

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.

January 3, 2007

Loreva M. Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office