PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed November 30, 2021, 4:13 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering rule changes to WAC 220-413-030 which relates to regulating importation of hunted cervids (deer, elk, moose, and caribou) from other states or countries.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments are needed to add states and countries to this WAC in order to prevent animal parts with chronic wasting disease from entering Washington.
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 Eric Gardner, P.O. Box 43200, phone 855-925-2801 project code 8650, TTY [phone] 360-902-2349, TTY 1-800-833-6388 or 711, email ChronicWastingDisease101@PublicInput.com, website https://publicinput.com/ChronicWastingDisease101; or Heather Bonagofski, phone 360-902-2512, email email@example.com, website Hunting Season Setting Homepage.
Additional comments: For Washington department of fish and wildlife rule-making information https://wdfw.wa.gov/about/regulations.
November 30, 2021