WSR 10-02-094

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed January 6, 2010, 10:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Making changes to rules regarding fish and wildlife taken by another.

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 wants to update the information required when a person possesses fish or wildlife taken by another. This will help enforcement officers more easily distinguish between and investigate legal and illegal possessions.

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 Rules Coordinator, 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 February 17, 2010. Expected proposal filing on or after March 3, 2010.

January 6, 2010

Lori Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office