WSR 17-23-044
[Filed November 8, 2017, 12:13 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering creating new and amending existing hunting and fishing rules that apply to individuals with disabilities.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.055, 77.12.047, 77.32.237, 77.32.238, and 77.32.400.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department seeks to better define hunting and fishing privileges that apply to the disabled and designated licensed hunters.
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 works with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Department of Interior (Civil Rights Division), and the Department of Justice on Americans with Disabilities Act compliance.
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 Dolores Noyes, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-902-2349, fax 360-902-2466, email
November 8, 2017
Scott Bird
Rules Coordinator