Tag: HB 1428

8
Jan

DFW Civil Enforcement Bill Introduced

Representative Fitzgibbon introduced HB 2337 giving the Department of Fish & Wildlife (DFW) civil enforcement authority for hydraulic project related violations. DFW’s civil enforcement authority currently is limited to a fine of $100 per day. The bill authorizes increasing the civil penalty to $10,000 per violation for infractions below the ordinary high water line and retains the current $100 per

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19
Jan

Hydraulic Projects Bill Introduced

Counties have concerns over WDFW’s request legislation to increases fees, add requirements for residential marine shoreline bulkheads, and expand enforcement authority. HB 1428, relating to construction projects in state waters, was introduced by Representative Blake, chair of the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee.  The bill addresses four issues – hydraulic permits for residential marine bulkheads; expansion of fish habitat

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