WSR 20-13-097
[Filed June 17, 2020, 9:26 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering new rules to govern the management of its rule-making files.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.17.060, 34.05.220, and 77.04.080.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: New rules are necessary to clarify the department's implementation of chapter 34.05 RCW, the Administrative Procedures [Procedure] Act. The purpose of these rules is to identify a point of contact for the department's rule-making files and clarify the department's procedures relative to requests for public access to its rule-making files.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None - these rules are intended to clarify administrative procedures specific to the Washington department of fish and wildlife.
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 Michele K. Culver, P.O. Box 43200, Olympia, WA 98504-3200, phone 360-902-2196, TTY 800-833-6388, email, website
June 17, 2020
Michele K. Culver
Rules Coordinator