WSR 17-17-085
[Filed August 16, 2017, 4:31 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department needs to adopt a permanent rule to clarify the types of endangered animals that are defined as covered animal species under RCW 77.08.010.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.12.240, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.12.150, 77.32.090, and 77.32.530.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of this rule is to further define and clarify by scientific classification the covered animal species that are subject to RCW 77.08.010 and also referred to in Appendix I and II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature "Red List."
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 Scott Bird, P.O. Box 43200, phone 360-902-2403, fax 360-902-2155, TTY 800-833-6388, email, web site
August 16, 2017
Scott Bird
Rules Coordinator