WSR 10-18-093

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed September 1, 2010, 8:41 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Multiseason permit levels and spring bear permit season adjustments.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.32.070, and 77.32.450.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Provides special 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 Pulliam, Wildlife Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2515. Contact by September 27, 2010. Expected proposal filing on or after October 20, 2010.

September 1, 2010

Lori Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office