WSR 11-16-102

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed August 3, 2011, 9:42 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Importation of dead wildlife.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.047, 77.12.620.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: For the purpose of disease control, updates and provides clarification of regulations affecting the interstate transport of dead wildlife.

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 Nate Pamplin, Wildlife Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2515, fax (360) 902-2162, e-mail Wildthing@dfw.wa.gov. Contact by September 12, 2011. Expected proposal filing on or after September 21, 2011.

August 3, 2011

Lori Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office