1106-S AMH PIKE JOND 051
SHB 1106 - H AMD 288
By Representative Pike
NOT ADOPTED 04/02/2015
"(11) The department must, when making fisheries management determinations and setting fishing seasons, maximize recreational fishing opportunity within available harvests before determining commercial fishing opportunity. The fish and wildlife commission, when utilizing hatcheries to enhance fishing opportunities, shall, consistent with all tribal treaty obligations, prioritize production at hatcheries based on their contribution to recreational fisheries."
EFFECT: Requires the Department of Fish and Wildlife to maximize recreation fishing opportunities within available harvests before determining commercial fishing opportunities. Requires the Fish and Wildlife commission to prioritize production at hatcheries based on their contribution to recreational fisheries.
FISCAL IMPACT: No net change to appropriated levels.
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