Wash. Admin. Code § 220-500-020 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

Definitions used in rules of the fish and wildlife commission are defined in RCW 77.08.010. In addition, unless otherwise provided:

(1) "Aircraft" means any machines designed to travel through the air, whether heavier or lighter than air, including but not limited to airplanes, dirigibles, balloons, and helicopters. The term "aircraft" shall not include paragliders or remote-controlled aircraft.
(2) "Campfire" means any open flame from a wood source.
(3) "Camping" means erecting a tent or shelter or arranging bedding, or both, or parking a recreational vehicle or other vehicle for the purpose of remaining overnight.
(4) "Campgrounds" are department-designated areas where camping is allowed.
(5) "Closed or restricted access" means any department-owned or controlled public lands, waters, or access areas (including roads and trails) that are gated and locked, closed by earthen mound, or designated as closed or posted as such with signs.
(6) "Commercial use or activity" is any use or activity on department-controlled or managed lands, waters, or access areas:
(a) Where an entry or other type of fee is charged; or
(b) Where the primary purpose is the sale or barter of a good or service; and
(c) In either case, the term applies regardless of whether the use or activity is intended to produce a profit.
(7) "Director" means the department's director or his or her designee.
(8) "Department" means the Washington department of fish and wildlife.
(9) "Department land" means any area (including water, access areas, roads, and trails) under the ownership, management, lease, or control of the department, excluding private lands.
(10) "Ex officio fish and wildlife officer" means a commissioned officer of a municipal, county, state, or federal agency having as its primary function the enforcement of criminal laws in general, while the officer is in the appropriate jurisdiction. The term "ex officio fish and wildlife officer" includes special agents of the National Marine Fisheries Service, state parks commissioned officers, United States Fish and Wildlife special agents, department of natural resources enforcement officers, and United States Forest Service officers, while the agents and officers are within their respective jurisdictions.
(11) "Fire" means any open flame from any source or device, including but not limited to campfires, stoves, lanterns and barbeques.
(12) "Firearm," as defined in RCW 9.41.010, means a weapon or device from which a projectile or projectiles may be fired by an explosive such as gunpowder. For purposes of this chapter, "firearm" does not include BB guns, pellet guns, paintball guns, or other guns that use compressed air as a propellant, or immobilization guns used in animal restraint by department personnel.
(13) "Fireworks," as defined in RCW 70.77.126, means any composition or device designed to produce a visible or audible effect by combustion, deflagration, or detonation, and which meets the definition of articles pyrotechnic or consumer fireworks or display fireworks.
(14) "Garbage," as defined in WAC 246-203-120, means all solid and semisolid kitchen refuse subject to decay or putrefaction, and all market waste of animal and vegetable matter that was intended to be used as food.
(15) "Incendiary" means causing or designed to cause fires, such as flares, bombs or other exploding or flammable devices.
(16) "Livestock," as defined in RCW 16.57.010, includes, but is not limited to, horses, mules, cattle, sheep, swine, and goats.
(17) "Motorized vehicle," as defined in RCW 46.09.020 and 46.04.320, means a vehicle that derives motive power from an internal combustion engine or is propelled by electric power. For purposes of this chapter, it does not mean motorized wheel chairs used by persons with disabilities.
(18) "Parking," as defined in RCW 46.04.381, means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading property or passengers.
(19) "Pet" means a dog, cat, or any animal that has been domesticated, except livestock.
(20) "Possession" means exercising direct physical control or dominion, with or without ownership, over weapons, traps, nets, or other property, or archeological, cultural, or natural resources.
(21) "Road," pursuant to RCW 46.04.500 and 46.04.197, means that portion of an every way publicly maintained for the purposes of vehicular travel. For purposes of this chapter, "road" means a road wholly or partly within or adjacent to and serving department-owned or controlled public lands, waters, or access areas under the jurisdiction of the department.
(22) "Snowmobile," as defined in RCW 46.10.010, shall mean any self-propelled vehicle capable of traveling over snow or ice, which utilizes as its means of propulsion an endless belt tread, or cleats, or any combination of these or other similar means of contact with the surface upon which it is operated, and which is steered wholly or in part by skis or sled type runners, and which is not otherwise registered as, or subject to, the motor vehicle excise tax in the state of Washington.
(23) "Trash and rubbish," as defined in WAC 246-203-120, means all waste material not of putrescible nature.
(24) "Tracer bullet or shell" means a bullet, projectile, or shell that traces its own course in the air with a trail of smoke, chemical incandescence, or fire, so as to facilitate adjustment of the aim.
(25) "Vessel" means any craft that is used or is capable of being used as a means of transportation on or under water or ice, including but not limited to powerboats, cruisers, houseboats, sailboats, airboats, hovercraft, rowboats, canoes, kayaks, or other personal watercraft. This also includes buoyant devices permitting or capable of free flotation.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 220-500-020
Decodified by WSR 17-05-112, Filed 2/15/2017, effective 3/18/2017. Recodified from § 232-13-030.

Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.210, 77.12.880. 08-01-078 (Order 07-293), § 232-13-030, filed 12/17/07, effective 1/17/08.

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