WSR 07-18-082

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed September 4, 2007, 4:23 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-15-056.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 220-55-010 Recreational shellfish and seaweed license.

Hearing Location(s): Natural Resources Building, Room 172, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, on October 12-13, 2007, at 8 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: On or after November 2-3, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, e-mail preuslmp@dfw.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-2155, by October 11, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan Yeager, TTY (360) 902-2207 or (360) 902-2267.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: SHB 1082 mandates that the department drop the requirement under RCW 77.32.520 for licensees to display personal-use shellfish and seaweed licenses while harvesting shellfish and seaweed.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Repealing this rule will comply with legislative mandate.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.12.047.

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

Name of Proponent: Washington department of fish and wildlife, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Morris W. Barker, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 902-2826; Implementation: Phil Anderson, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 902-2720; and Enforcement: Bruce Bjork, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, (360) 902-2373.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Repeal of this rule will have no effect on business owners.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Repeal of this rule does not affect hydraulics.

September 4, 2007

Loreva M. Preuss

Rules Coordinator

OTS-1041.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 220-55-010 Recreational shellfish and seaweed license.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office