WSR 02-09-032

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed April 10, 2002, 3:09 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Definition of "residency."

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 current definition of "resident" does not reflect what the status is of a resident license if a person is no longer a state resident.

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 Jim Lux, Business Services, Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2444. Contact by June 18, 2002, expected proposal filing June 19, 2002.

April 10, 2002

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office