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Columbia river salmon and steelhead recreational anglers board. (Expires June 30, 2019.)

(1) The department shall administer the Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program in consultation with a Columbia river salmon and steelhead recreational anglers board. The board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the department.
(2) The department shall solicit recommendations for membership on the Columbia river salmon and steelhead recreational anglers board from recognized recreational fishing organizations of the Columbia river, and the director or director's designee shall give deference to such recommendations when selecting board members. In making these selections, the director or director's designee shall seek to provide equitable representation from the various geographic areas of the Columbia river. The board must consist of no fewer than six and no more than ten members at any one time.
(3) The Columbia river salmon and steelhead recreational anglers board shall make annual recommendations to the department regarding program expenditures. To the maximum extent possible, the board and department shall seek to reach consensus regarding program activities and expenditures. The director or the director's designee shall provide the board with a written explanation when the department expends funds from the Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program account created in RCW 77.12.714 in a manner that differs substantially from board recommendations.
(4) Columbia river salmon and steelhead recreational anglers board members shall be reimbursed for travel expenses in accordance with RCW 43.03.050 and 43.03.060.

NOTES:

Expiration date2016 c 223: See note following RCW 77.12.712.
Expiration date2009 c 420 §§ 2-6: See note following RCW 77.12.712.
IntentScope of authority2009 c 420: See notes following RCW 77.12.712.
Not subject to transaction fee2009 c 420: See note following RCW 77.32.580.
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