WSR 22-16-099
[Filed August 2, 2022, 2:34 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is considering rule making to amend commercial Eulachon fishing regulations.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is considering amendments to commercial fishing rules to correspond with the reduced status of the species and to address conservation objectives.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: These rules are coordinated with Oregon department of fish and wildlife.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kelly Henderson, phone 855-925-2801, project code 4237, TTY 1-800-833-6388 or 711, email, website
Additional comments: Assistance for additional accessibility and persons with disabilities, contact Title VI/ADA compliance coordinator, phone 360-902-2349, TTY 1-800-833-6388 or 711, email
August 2, 2022
Annie Szvetecz
Rules Coordinator