A scientific permit allows the holder to collect for research or display food fish, game fish, shellfish, and wildlife, including avian nests and eggs as required in RCW 77.32.010
, under conditions prescribed by the director. Before a permit is issued, the applicant shall demonstrate to the director their qualifications and establish the need for the permit. The director may require a bond of up to one thousand dollars to ensure compliance with the permit. Permits are valid for the time specified, unless sooner revoked.
Holders of permits may exchange specimens with the approval of the director.
A permit holder who violates this section shall forfeit the permit and bond and shall not receive a similar permit for one year. The fee for a scientific permit is twelve dollars. The application fee is one hundred five dollars.
Effective date—2011 c 339:
See note following RCW 43.84.092
Effective date—1998 c 191:
See note following RCW 77.32.400
Effective date—1991 sp.s. c 7:
See note following RCW 77.65.450
Effective dates—Legislative intent—1981 c 310:
See notes following RCW 77.12.170
Effective date—Intent, construction—Savings—Severability—1980 c 78:
See notes following RCW 77.04.010