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WAC 220-640-020

Aquatic invasive species classification.

Prior to or at the time of classifying species by rule as prohibited or regulated, the department, in consultation with the invasive species council, must adopt rules establishing standards for determining invasive risk levels and criteria for determining beneficial use that take into consideration environmental impacts, and especially effects on the preservation of native species, salmon recovery, and threatened or endangered species.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.090, 77.04.130, 77.15.568, 77.08.010, 77.65.510, 77.65.515, 77.65.520. WSR 18-16-042 (Order 18-162), § 220-640-020, filed 7/25/18, effective 8/25/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.090 and 77.04.130. WSR 18-06-006, § 220-640-020, filed 2/22/18, effective 3/25/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-640-020, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. WSR 99-08-024 (Order 99-19), § 232-12-01701, filed 3/29/99, effective 4/29/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.020 and 77.12.040. WSR 96-15-096 (Order 96-80), § 232-12-01701, filed 7/19/96, effective 8/19/96.]
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