Semi-Annual Rule Making Agenda:
January 2016 through June 2016

Following is the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's semi-annual rule-making agenda for publication in the Washington state register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

There may be additional rule-making activity not on the agenda as conditions warrant.

If you have questions about this rule-making agenda, please contact:

WDFW Rules Coordinator,
600 Capitol Way, North,
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
P hone: (360) 902-2403
Fax (360) 902-2155
E-mail Rules.Coordinator@dfw.wa.gov

WAC Citation

Subject Matter

Current Activity

Pre-proposal
(CR‑101)
Proposed (CR‑102) or Expedited (CR‑105) Permanent
(CR‑103)
Ch. 232-36
Ch. 232-12
Amendments to Wildlife Interaction, Depredation, and Hazing Rules WSR 15-07-107
filed on 03/18/15
WSR 15-10-107 filed on 05/06/15

Supplemental CR-102 filed as WSR 15-16-134 on 08/05/15

Adopted. CR-103P filing pending
Ch. 220-55
Ch. 220-56
Ch. 220-310
232-28-620
232-28-621
2016-2017 Recreational Sport Fishing Rules WSR 15-07-105
filed on 03/18/15
WSR 15-20-073
filed on 10/02/15
Adopted. CR-103P
filing pending
220-56-350
220-56-380
2016 Recreational Clam and Oyster Seasons WSR 15-18-113
filed on 09/02/15
WSR 16-01-192
filed on 12/23/15
Expected March 2016
New Chapter 220-88F Coastal Makerel Purse Seine Fishery WSR 15-22-097
filed on 11/03/15
WSR 16-02-116
filed on 01/06/16
Expected February 2016
Ch. 232-12
Ch. 232-16
Ch. 232-28
2016-2017 Hunting Seasons and Regulations WSR 15-24-136
filed on 12/03/15
Expected February 2016 Expected April 2016
Ch. 232-28 Cougar Hunting Rules WSR 15-22-107
filed on 11/04/15
Expected February 2016 Expected April 2016
232-12-014 Brown Pelican Delisting WSR 16-01-193
filed on 12/23/15
Expected on or after 02/05/16 Expected March/ April 2016
232-12-011
232-12-014
Species Listing Changes for Lynx and Marbled Murrelet WSR 16-02-115
filed on 01/06/16
Expected on or after 02/19/16 Scheduling pending CR-102 filing
  Coastal Commercial Directed Sardine Purse Seine Fishery Rules WSR 16-01-189
filed on 12/23/15
Expected on or after 02/05/16 Scheduling pending CR-102 filing
220-310-180 North of Falcon recreational salmon fishery rules WSR 16-02-119
filed on 01/06/16
Expected Spring 2016 Expected Spring/ Summer 2016
Ch. 220-47 North of Falcon Puget Sound commercial salmon fishery rules WSR 16-02-118
on 01/06/16
Expected Spring 2016 Expected Spring/ Summer 2016
To be determined North of Falcon Coastal commercial salmon fishery rules WSR 16-02-117
filed on 01/06/16
Expected Spring 2016 CR-103P
expected Spring/ Summer 2016
To be determined Charter Stamps and Charter Boat Operators Rule Making WSR 15-22-096
filed on 11/03/15
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
Various sections in Title 220 and
232 WAC
Technical changes to fish and wildlife rules
– WAC Overhaul Project
WSR 14-11-100
filed on 05/21/14
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
New section in Ch. 220-55 Creating a new combination recreational fishing license WSR 14-22-107
field on 11/05/14
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Commercial fishery rules and fish receiving ticket rules (delivery/processing of fish/shellfish at-sea) WSR 15-03-090
filed on 01/21/15
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
Ch. 232-12
Ch. 232-28
Fair Chase and Use of Technology While Hunting WSR 15-14-122
filed on 07/01/15
Pending – Potentially Spring 2016 Pending scheduling
Ch. 232-12 Adopting a rule regarding temporary possession of wildlife while transporting to a Wildlife Rehabilitator (as required by 2014 c 48 s 25) WSR 14-14-112
filed on 07/01/14
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Aquatic Invasive Species Rules WSR 14-20-120
filed on 10/01/14
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Aquatic Invasive Species Rules Related to Aquaculture WSR 14-05-097
filed on 02/19/14
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Hunters and fishers with disabilities WAC changes WSR 14-01-114
filed on 12/18/13
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Possession of personal-use shellfish in the field WSR 13-20-128
filed on 10/02/13
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Hunting License Rules WSR 13-20-100
filed on 10/01/13
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling
To be determined Electronic Fish Receiving Tickets WSR 13-18-079
filed on 09/04/13
Pending scheduling Pending scheduling