WSR 03-23-004

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed November 6, 2003, 4:30 p.m. ]

Title of Rule: License renewal rules.

Purpose: Repeal WAC 220-20-056.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Statute Being Implemented: Section 5, chapter 386, Laws of 2000.

Summary: Repeal one year renewal upon death of licensee rule.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Specifically required by statutory change.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Evan Jacoby, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2930; Implementation: Jim Lux, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2444; and Enforcement: Bruce Bjork, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2372.

Name of Proponent: Department of Fish and Wildlife, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The legislature changed "a reasonable opportunity" to "an additional one hundred eighty days." The department had defined the reasonable opportunity as the following calendar year, which is voided by the express statutory language.

Proposal does not change existing rules. Amend rule to comply with statutory change.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THE USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Evan Jacoby, Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 , AND RECEIVED BY January 19, 2004.


November 6, 2003

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 220-20-056 Commercial fishing license renewal upon the death of the holder. (01-222)

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