WSR 09-11-025

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed May 8, 2009, 4:35 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 232-12-228 Hunter education deferral.

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 proposed change will allow us to process hunter-education deferral applications more efficiently, which will benefit the public.

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 Lori.preuss@dfw.wa.gov. Contact by June 19, 2009. Expected proposal filing on or after July 1, 2009.

May 8, 2009

Lori Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office