DNR Wildlife Resources Section Files Legislative Rule for Review

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The Wildlife Resources Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has filed a legislative rule change with the Secretary of State's office, according to Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the Division's Wildlife Resources Section. The proposed rule will be open for review and written comment until 4:30 p.m. July 28, 2004 .

The availability of the proposed rule will be advertised in the State Register . In addition, the proposed rule will be available for review at each of DNR's district offices, the Elkins office and the Charleston office. Individuals interested in reviewing the proposed rule should contact the Wildlife Resources Section staff at these offices.

Written comments may be submitted to Curtis I. Taylor, Chief, Wildlife Resources Section, Building 3, Room 842, Capitol Complex, Charleston , WV 25305.

Commercial Sale of Wildlife:

The Commercial Sale of Wildlife Rule is proposing to prohibit the importation of cervid carcasses from states which have diagnosed chronic wasting disease.

After the public review and comment period closes July 28, 2004 , appropriate changes will be made to the proposed rule and it will be refilled by the DNR for action by the Legislative Rule Making Committee prior to the 2005 legislative session. Provided the rule is not changed and is approved during the 2005 legislative session, it will become effective in March of 2005.