WSR 07-18-082




[ 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, 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



     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed: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