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Columbia river salmon and steelhead endorsementCost. (Expires June 30, 2019.)

(1) In addition to a recreational license required under this chapter, a Columbia river salmon and steelhead endorsement is required in order for any person fifteen years of age or older to fish recreationally for salmon or steelhead in the Columbia river and its tributaries where these fisheries have been authorized by the department. The cost for each endorsement is seven dollars and fifty cents for residents and nonresidents and six dollars for youth and seniors. The department shall deposit all receipts from endorsement purchases into the Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program account created in RCW 77.12.714.
(2) For the purposes of this section and RCW 77.12.712 and 77.12.714 through 77.12.718, the term "Columbia river" means the Columbia river from a line across the Columbia river between Rocky Point in Washington and Tongue Point in Oregon to the Chief Joseph dam.


Expiration date2017 3rd sp.s. c 3; 2011 c 339 § 14: "Section 14 of this act expires June 30, 2019." [ 2017 3rd sp.s. c 3 § 2; 2016 c 223 § 8; 2011 c 339 § 40.]
Expiration date2017 3rd sp.s. c 3; 2016 c 223: See note following RCW 77.12.712.
Effective date2011 c 339: See note following RCW 43.84.092.
Not subject to transaction fee2009 c 420: "A Columbia river salmon and steelhead stamp or endorsement is not subject to the additional ten percent transaction fee on recreational licenses, permits, tags, stamps, or raffle tickets to be charged during the 2009-2011 biennium under chapter 333, Laws of 2009 if it or a subsequent version thereof becomes law." [ 2009 c 420 § 11.]
Expiration date2017 3rd sp.s. c 3; 2009 c 420 §§ 2-6: See note following RCW 77.12.712.
IntentScope of authority2009 c 420: See notes following RCW 77.12.712.
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