BILL REQ. #: H-3776.1
|State of Washington||61st Legislature||2010 Regular Session|
Prefiled 12/21/09. Read first time 01/11/10. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources.
AN ACT Relating to sexually altered, pinioned mute swans; and adding a new section to chapter 77.12 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1 A new section is added to chapter 77.12 RCW
to read as follows:
A mute swan (Cygnus olor) may not be designated as deleterious exotic wildlife under this chapter if all of the following criteria are met:
(1) The mute swan is both sexually altered and pinioned;
(2) The mute swan is located on private property that contains water bodies totaling no more than twenty acres; and
(3) There are no more than two mute swans located on each property.