WSR 15-14-122
[Filed July 1, 2015, 10:06 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering technical changes to rules regarding bighorn sheep marking requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.240, and 77.32.070.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Changes to bighorn sheep marking requirement rules are needed to correct a technical issue from rule making that occurred April 2014. Amendments are necessary to ensure rule accuracy and clarity to maintain sustainable game populations.
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 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2515, fax (360) 902-2162, e-mail Contact by July 31, 2015. Expected proposal filing on or after August 14, 2015.
July 1, 2015
Joanna M. Eide
Rules Coordinator