PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed June 30, 1998, 3:26 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Set a whitetail deer season for 1998 in Game Management Units 248-284.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: A season needs to be set to create recreational opportunity and to help prevent possible damage problems.
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 Mike Kuttel, Assistant Director, Wildlife Management Program, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2504, fax (360) 902-2162. This rule is proposed for adoption with a special finding at the October 2-3, 1998, commission meeting. The special finding will allow the rule to be effective prior to the season start.
June 30, 1998
for Evan Jacoby