Semi-Annual Rule Making Agenda:
July 2015 through January 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:

Joanna Eide, 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)

220-310-180

North of Falcon recreational coastal salmon rules

WSR 15-01-158 filed on 12/24/14

WSR 15-12-117 filed on 06/03/15

CR-103P expected August 2015

220-47-307
220-47-311
220-47-401
220-47-411
220-47-428

North of Falcon Puget Sound commercial salmon rules

WSR 15-01-195 on 12/23/14

WSR 15-06-068 filed on 03/04/15

Supplemental CR-102 filed as WSR 15-11-101 on 05/20/15

CR-103P expected August 2015

220-36-023

North of Falcon Grays Harbor commercial salmon fishing rules

WSR 15-01-157 filed on 12/23/14

WSR 15-12-116 filed on 06/03/15

CR-103P expected early August 2015

220-40-021
220-40-027

North of Falcon Willapa Bay commercial salmon fishing rules

WSR 15-01-157 filed on 12/23/14

WSR 15-12-115 filed on 06/03/15

Supplemental CR-102 filed as WSR 15-14-124 on 07/01/15

CR-103P expected August 2015

232-12-289
232-16-790
232-28-436

Migratory Waterfowl Seasons and Regulations

WSR 15-10-088 filed on 05/05/15

WSR 15-14-123 filed on 07/01/15

CR-103P expected August 2015

New Section in Ch. 220-20

Combination Food Fish and Game Fish Guide License

WSR 15-14-89 filed on 06/29/15

CR-102 expected no later than 10/05/15

CR-103 expected December 2015

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

CR-102 expected not later than 10/05/2015

CR-103 expected December 2015

New section in Ch. 220-55

Creating a new combination recreational fishing license

WSR 14-22-107 field on 11/05/14

Pending – Potentially no later than 10/05/15

Pending – Potentially December 2015

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

CR-102 expected on or before 10/05/15

CR-103P expected on or after December 2015

232-12-284

Technical changes to bighorn sheep marking requirements

WSR 15-14-122 filed on 07/01/15

CR-102 expected on or after 08/14/15

Pending CR-102 filing

Ch. 232-12
Ch. 232-16
Ch. 232-28

2016-2017 Hunting Seasons and Regulations

Expected Fall/Winter 2015

CR-102 expected Winter 2016

CR-103P expected Spring 2016

 

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. 232-36
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 expected on or before 08/05/15

CR-103P expected September or October 2015

Ch. 232-12
Ch. 232-28

Fair Chase and Use of Technology While Hunting

WSR 15-14-122 on 07/01/15

Pending – Potentially Fall 2015

Pending

Ch. 220-310
Ch. 220-56
232-28-620
232-28-621

North of Falcon Recreational Salmon Fishery

CR-101 expected Winter 2015

CR-102 expected Spring 2016

CR-103P expected Spring/ Summer 2016

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)

CR-101 expected 07/02/14

Pending

Pending

 

Aquatic Invasive Species Rules

WSR 14-20-120 filed on 10/01/14

Pending

Pending

 

Aquatic Invasive Species Rules Related to Aquaculture

WSR 14-05-097 filed on 02/19/14

Pending

Pending

 

Hunters and fishers with disabilities WAC changes

WSR 14-01-114 filed on 12/18/13

Pending

Pending

 

Possession of personal-use shellfish in the field

WSR 13-20-128 filed on 10/02/13

Pending

Pending

 

Hunting License Rules

WSR 13-20-100 filed on 10/01/13

Pending

Pending

 

Electronic Fish Receiving Tickets

WSR 13-18-079 filed on 09/04/13

Pending

Pending