WSR 13-23-107
[Filed November 20, 2013, 10:39 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 220-56-390 Squid, octopus; locations coordinate changes and other technical changes.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The fish and wildlife commission directed the department of fish and wildlife to update WAC 220-56-390 Squid, octopus, to accurately reflect the location coordinates of the seven protected areas for octopus. The department will consider making other technical changes to the rule where appropriate as part of this proposed rule-making project.
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 Joanna Eide, WDFW Enforcement, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2403, fax (360) 902-2155, e-mail Contact by January 17, 2014. Expected filing date on or after January 22, 2014. Information is posted on the department's web site at The fish and wildlife commission also posts information on public meeting dates and locations at
November 20, 2013
Joanna M. Eide
Administrative Regulations Analyst
Acting Rules Coordinator