(Board of Pharmacy)
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Changes to WAC 246-887-280 expands the list of approved controlled substances authorized for use by the Washington department of fish and wildlife for its wildlife management program. The adopted rule adds butorphanol, midazolam, and fentanyl to the list of approved controlled substances that can be used when individual animals must be immobilize[d] or captured to be moved, treated, or examined, or for other legitimate purposes.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-887-280.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 69.50.320.
Other Authority: RCW 18.64.005.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-16-111 on August 2, 2010.
A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Doreen E. Beebe, Washington State Board of Pharmacy, P.O. Box 47863, Olympia, WA 98504-7863, phone (360) 236-4834, fax (360) 236-2901, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: November 4, 2010.
Gary G. Harris, Chair
Board of Pharmacy
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-20-106, filed 10/5/05, effective 11/8/05)
WAC 246-887-280 Approved controlled substances. ((
The following controlled substances are (( hereby designated
as)) approved (( controlled substances)) for use by officers
and biologists of the department of fish and wildlife for
chemical capture programs:
(a))) (1) Butorphanol;
(2) Diazepam (Valium);
(4) Carfentanil (Wildnil);
(b))) (7) Midazolam; and
(8) Tiletamine and zolazepam (Telazol)((
(c) Diazepam (Valium);
(d) Carfentanil (Wildnil); and
(2) Other controlled substances as approved by rule of the board after consultation with the department of fish and wildlife)).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.320, 18.64.005. 05-20-106, § 246-887-280, filed 10/5/05, effective 11/8/05.]