PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed February 20, 2019, 12:23 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amend regulations pertaining to aquatic invasive species in chapter 220-640 WAC.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department needs to clarify regulations for the public concerning the possession of aquatic invasive species and inspection of vessels and boating equipment to check for harmful aquatic invasive species under chapter 220-640 WAC.
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 43153, phone 360-902-2403, fax 360-902-2155, email Rules.Coordinator@dfw.wa.gov.
February 20, 2019