WSR 10-10-061

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 10-94 -- Filed April 30, 2010, 8:23 a.m. , effective May 31, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Amending WAC 220-55-115 Recreational license dealer's fees, 232-12-047 Unlawful methods for hunting, 232-12-051 Muzzleloading firearms, 232-12-054 Archery requirements -- Archery special use permits, 232-12-284 Bighorn sheep -- Marking requirements, 232-28-248 Special closures and firearm restriction areas, 232-28-266 Damage prevention permits, 232-28-273 2009-2011 Moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goat seasons and permit quotas, 232-28-285 2010-2011 Pilot cougar hunting seasons with the aid of dogs, 232-28-286 2010, 2011, and 2012 Spring black bear seasons and regulations, 232-28-287 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012 Cougar permit seasons and regulations, 232-28-290 Washington raffle hunts, 232-28-291 Special hunting season permits, 232-28-292 Washington auction hunts, 232-28-295 Landowner hunting permits, 232-28-337 Deer and elk area descriptions, 232-28-342 Small game seasons, 232-28-351 Deer general seasons and definitions and 232-28-352 Elk general seasons and definitions; adopting new WAC 232-28-288 2010-2011 Fall black bear hunting seasons and regulations, 232-28-355 2010 Deer special permits and 232-28-356 2010 Elk special permits; and repealing WAC 232-28-353 2009 Deer special permits and 232-28-354 2009 Elk special permits.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-353 and 232-28-354; and amending WAC 220-55-115, 232-12-047, 232-12-051, 232-12-054, 232-12-284, 232-28-248, 232-28-266, 232-28-273, 232-28-285, 232-28-286, 232-28-287, 232-28-290, 232-28-291, 232-28-292, 232-28-295, 232-28-337, 232-28-342, 232-28-351, and 232-28-352.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047, 77.12.020, 77.12.570, 77.12.210, 77.12.150, 77.12.240, 77.32.070, 77.32.530.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-04-125 on February 3, 2010.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: See Reviser's note below.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 3, Amended 19, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: April 9-10, 2010.

Miranda Wecker, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 10-11 issue of the Register.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office