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

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)
Ch. 220-55
Ch. 220-56
Ch. 220-310
2015 recreational Sportfishing rules WSR 14-11-099 filed on 05/21/14 WSR 14-22-115 filed on 11/05/15 CR-103P expected February 2015
220-22-010
220-32-050
Designating additional catch areas on the Columbia River WSR 14-17-116 filed on 08/20/14 WSR 14-24-112 filed on 12/03/14 CR-103P expected on or after 02/06/15
220-52-01904 Geoduck Diver Licenses WSR 14-22-111 filed on 11/5/14 WSR 15-01-196 filed on 12/24/14 CR-103P expected on or after 02/20/15

220-56-350
220-56-380

Recreational Clam and Oyster season rules WSR 14-21-137 filed on 10/21/14 CR-102 expected on or before 02/04/15 CR-103P expected on or after 04/03/15
232-12-011 Delisting Steller Sea Lions WSR 14-22-087 filed on 11/03/14 WSR 15-01-139 filed on 12/19/14 CR-103P expected on or after 03/20/15
232-12-014 Tufted Puffin endangered species listing WSR 14-22-088 filed on 11/03/14 WSR 15-01-140 filed on 12/19/14 CR-103P expected on or after 03/20/15
Ch. 232-12
Ch. 232-16
Ch. 232-28
2015-2017 Hunting Seasons and Regulations WSR 14-24-118 filed on 12/03/14 CR-102 expected on or before 03/04/15 CR-103P expected on or after 04/09/15

220-55-220
220-56-105
220-56-180
220-310-180
220-310-190
232-28-520
232-28-621

North of Falcon recreational salmon rules WSR 15-01-158 filed on 12/24/14 CR-102 expected April 2015 CR-103P expected early June 2015
Ch. 220-47 North of Falcon Puget Sound commercial salmon rules WSR 15-01-195 on 12/23/14 CR-102 expected late Winter/Spring 2015 CR-103P expected Spring 2015
  North of Falcon Columbia River commercial salmon rules WSR 15-01-156 filed on 12/23/14 CR-102 expected April 2015 CR-103P expected early June 2015
  North of Falcon coastal commercial salmon fishing rules WSR 15-01-157 filed on 12/23/14 CR-102 expected April 2015 CR-103P expected early June 2015
220-56-230 Recreational bottomfish rules for Quilcene Bay and Dabob Bay WSR 14-21-160 filed on 10/22/14 CR-102 expected on or before 03/04/15 CR-103 expected on or after 04/17/15
  Technical changes to recreational fishing rules WSR 14-17-120 filed on 08/20/14 CR-102 expected on or before 03/04/15 CR-103 expected on or after 04/17/15
  Commercial fishery rules and fish receiving ticket rules (delivery/processing of fish/shellfish at-sea) WSR 15-03-090 filed on 01/21/15 CR-102 expected on or after 03/06/15 CR-103P expected Spring/ Summer 2015
Ch. 232-36
Ch. 232-12
Cougar Public Safety Rules and Wildlife Interaction Rules involving Wildlife Control Operators WSR 14-11-098 filed on 05/21/14 CR-102 expected Spring 2015 CR-103P expected Summer 2015
  Wildlife Interaction Rules - Wolf WSR 14-10-084 filed on 05/07/14 CR-102 expected Spring 2015 CR-103P expected Summer 2015
  Technical Changes to various Fish and Wildlife Rules – WAC Overhaul WSR 14-11-100 filed on 05/21/14 CR-102 expected Spring 2015 CR-103P expected Summer 2015
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 CR-102 expected Summer 2015 CR-103P expected Fall 2015
  Creating a new combination recreational fishing license WSR 14-22-107 field on 11/05/14 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