WSR 15-07-107
[Filed March 18, 2015, 10:29 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to wildlife interaction, depredation and hazing rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.240, 77.12.320, 77.12.150, 77.15.245, and chapter 77.36 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is considering amending rules regarding wildlife interaction, depredation, hazing, and wildlife control operators to adjust for organizational changes within the agency and to update rules to address current operational needs.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Washington department of fish and wildlife will keep USDA Wildlife Services informed of this rule making. The department will coordinate with USDA Wildlife Services as needed.
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 Nate Pamplin, Wildlife Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2515, fax (360) 902-2162, e-mail Contact by April 24, 2015. Expected preproposal filing on or after May 1, 2015.
March 18, 2015
Joanna M. Eide
Rules Coordinator