WSR 07-09-088

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed April 18, 2007, 10:03 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 220-69-240 and 220-47-001, quick reporting requirements for designated fisheries.

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 current rule on this subject, WAC 220-69-240, requires clarification to increase compliance and facilitate enforcement.

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 Lori Preuss, WDFW Enforcement, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2930, fax (360) 902-2155, e-mail preuslmp@dfw.wa.gov. Contact by May 30, 2007. Expected proposal filing on or after June 1, 2007.

April 18, 2007

Loreva M. Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office