WSR 07-24-101

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed December 5, 2007, 12:00 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Rules containing inaccurate or incomplete statutory and/or rule reference numbers.

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: Several rules cross-reference and/or relate to statutes and other rules. References to statutes and other rules must be corrected, added, and/or deleted in the following rules: WAC 232-12-257, 232-12-071, 232-12-019, 220-56-145, 220-76-020, 232-12-025, 232-12-081, 232-12-094, 232-12-187, 232-12-091, 232-12-097, 232-12-807, and 232-12-830.

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 Lori Preuss, WDFW Enforcement, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2930, fax (360) 902-2155, e-mail at preuslmp@dfw.wa.gov. Contact by January 15, 2008. Expected proposal filing on or after January 20, 2008.

December 5, 2007

Loreva M. Preuss

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office