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Rule Changes

 

Current Rulemakings

 

The Department's current Rulemaking activity is provided to allow the public to view all proposed rulemakings as well as final rulemakings that either become effective at a future date or have not been published in the Arizona Administrative Code.

 

 

Notice of Exempt Rulemaking

 

 

Additional Information

 

License Simplification: Articles 1 - 5

COMPLETED - effective January 1, 2014

The Commission approved the Final Notice of Exempt Rulemaking at the September 6, 2013 Commission Meeting.

The Commission amended rules within Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 to implement legislative amendments resulting from Laws 2013, 1st Regular Session, Ch. 197, Section 25. The Commission’s objectives for the exempt rulemaking was to establish a simpler license structure, generate revenue to address rising operational expenses, carry out its duties effectively in managing the state’s wildlife resources, and provide quality recreational wildlife opportunities and access for the regulated community.

Notice of Exempt Rulemaking as approved by the Commission September 6, 2013 (clean copy - contains no stricken or underlined text)

 

Notice of Exempt Rulemaking: Article 8 Wildlife Areas and Department Property

The Commission proposes to amend R12-4-802 and R12-4-803, addressing wildlife area restrictions and boundaries, to incorporate changes proposed by Regional Staff and revise and establish boundary descriptions.

The Commission approved the DRAFT Notice of Exempt Rulemaking at the December 6, 2013 Commission Meeting.

The public may submit comments regarding the proposed rule amendments to Rulemaking@azgfd.gov or 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85086.

Public comments will be accepted until 5:00 pm, January 9, 2014.

DRAFT Notice of Exempt Rulemaking

 

 

For more information on our rules or to submit a comment on a rulemaking, please contact the Rules and Risk Section:

Rules and Risk Section

Office: (623) 236-7390

E-mail: Rulemaking@azgfd.gov

 

 

 

 
 
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Current Rules

Not Yet Codified

 

Articles 7. Heritage Grants and 9. Arizona Wildlife Conservation Fund Grants, effective June 1, 2013 (as published in the Arizona Administrative Register, see page 768)
Article 8. Wildlife Areas and Department Property, effective June 17, 2013 (as published in the Arizona Administrative Register, see page 931)
Article 1. Definitions and General Provisions and Article 3. Taking and Handling of Wildlife, effective July 1, 2013 (unofficial clean copy of amended rules)
Article 5. Boating and Water Sports, effective July 1, 2013 (as published in the Arizona Administrative Register, see page 597)
 
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Rule Petition Packet Form #285 R091512

 

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AZGFD Summary of Current Rules and Substantive Policy Statements

 

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Public Participation in the Rulemaking Process

 
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