PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Transport tag exchange rules.
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 rules on tag exchanges are unclear. Clarity is needed in order to prevent sequential hunting in multiple general seasons, and exchanges after special permit hunt drawing have been held.
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 Ron McQueen, Business Services Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2204. Contact by January 19, 2006. Expected proposal filing on or after January 20, 2006.
December 7, 2005