WSR 14-03-134
[Filed January 22, 2014, 10:44 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Coastal sardine purse seine fishery.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Washington department of fish and wildlife is considering rule amendments relating to the commercial harvest of mackerel in the coastal sardine purse seine fishery.
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 Joanna Eide, Rules Coordinator, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 902-2403, fax (360) 902-2155, e-mail Contact by March 12, 2014. Expected proposal filing on or after March 19, 2014. Updates will be added to the agency's rule-making page at The commission's agenda, which will reflect public meeting dates and locations, can be found at
January 22, 2014
Joanna M. Eide
Rules Coordinator