FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed July 3, 2019, 11:47 a.m.]
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 19-11-127 on May 22, 2019.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: New WAC designed to create a combined hunting and fishing package in chapter 220-220 WAC for Washington residents.
Hearing Location(s): On September 13-14, 2019, at 8:00 a.m., at the Sun Mountain Lodge, 604 Patterson Lake Road, Winthrop, WA 98862.
Date of Intended Adoption: On or after September 16, 2019.
Submit Written Comments to: Scott Bird, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43200, Olympia, WA 98504-3200, email Rules.Coordinator@dfw.wa.gov, fax 360-902-2155, by September 10, 2019.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dolores Noyes, phone 360-902-2349, TTY 360-902-2207, by September 10, 2019.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of the new recreational package is to increase convenience and reduce cost for individuals in the public who may want to hunt and fish by purchasing one annual package.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The new rule promotes both cost savings and convenience to individuals who hunt and fish in the state.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: WDFW, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Deidre Bissonnette, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, 360-902-2211; Implementation: Jenika Stinkeoway, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, 360-902-2304; and Enforcement: Chief Steve Bear, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, 360-902-2373.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328
. No hydraulics are involved in this rule making.
The proposed rule does not impose more-than-minor costs on businesses. Following is a summary of the agency's analysis showing how costs were calculated. There is less than minor costs on small business[es] associated with the adoption of this new rule.
A copy of the detailed cost calculations may be obtained by contacting Deidre Bissonnette, 1111 Washington Street S.E. Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-902-2211, email Deidre.Bissonnette@dfw.wa.gov.
July 3, 2019
WAC 220-220-093Combination hunting and fishing packages.
There is hereby created an annual Get Outdoors license for residents that combines fishing, shellfishing, and hunting privileges. The fee for the annual Get Outdoors license will not be priced higher than the sum of the individual items. The fee for this license is $208.80 and applicable fees as of December 1, 2019.
The Get Outdoors license includes the following:
(1) Annual combination recreational freshwater, saltwater, and shellfish license as described in WAC 220-220-060;
(2) Two-pole endorsement as described in WAC 220-220-160;
(3) Puget Sound Dungeness crab endorsement as described in WAC 220-310-020;
(4) Annual combination hunting license for deer, elk, bear, and cougar as described in RCW 77.32.450
(5) Small game license as described in RCW 77.32.460
(6) Migratory bird permit and migratory bird authorization as described in RCW 77.32.350
and WAC 220-412-100; and
(7) Two turkey tags as described in RCW 77.32.460