WSR 05-06-104

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed March 2, 2005, 10:16 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Aquatic farm registration rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.047.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Additional specificity is needed in identifying aquatic farm sites.

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 Lew Atkins, Fish Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98504-1091, phone (360) 902-2651. Contact by April 14, 2005. Expected proposal filing on or after April 15, 2005.

March 2, 2005

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office