1. State the administrative agency which controls the regulation. Explain why this agency and your proposed regulation interests you (briefly). Will this proposed regulation affect you or the business in which you are working? If so, how? Submit a copy of the proposed regulation along with your responses to these five questions. The proposed regulation can be submitted as either a separate Word document (.doc) or Adobe file (.pdf). This means you will submit two attachments to the Week 2 Dropbox: (a) a Word document with the questions and your answers and (b) a copy of the proposed regulation you used for this assignment. (10 points) Fish and Game commission controls the regulation. It stops a complete moratorium on salmon fishing and creates a season in conjunction with the existing Federal season for salmon fishing in those areas. I sometimes enjoy going fishing with my father and this would allow us to catch some of the more palatable fish (salmon). 2. Describe the proposal/change. (10 points)
The proposal would change the existing section 27.80 from having all ocean salmon recreational fishing seasons closed. An example of the possible change is below. Instead of having all recreational salmon seasons being closed, they will institute a policy of having areas subject to the same seasons as the Federal regulations.
For all the waters of the ocean north of Horse Mountain and in Humboldt Bay: Closed to fishing in April. The remainder of the 2012 season will be decided in April by the PFMC and Commission and the section will be amended pursuant to the regulatory process. (2) For all areas south of Horse Mountain: The season, if any, may occur within the range of April 7 to April 30, 2012. The proposed bag limit will be from 1 to 2 fish and the proposed minimum size will be from 20 to 26 inches total length. The exact opening and closing dates, along with bag limit, minimum size, and days of the week open will...