File No. 35171

This notice was published in the September 15, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 18) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources

Rule R657-9

Taking Waterfowl, Common Snipe and Coot

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 35171
Filed: 08/16/2011 03:29:43 PM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Under Sections 23-14-18 and 23-14-19, the Wildlife Board is authorized and required to provide rules to regulate and prescribe the means by which protected wildlife may be taken.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No written comments supporting or opposing Rule R657-9 were received since August 2006, when the rule was last reviewed.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

Rule R657-9 provides the procedures and standards necessary to manage the waterfowl, common snipe, and coot program for the Division of Wildlife Resources. The provisions adopted in this rule are effective in administering the state's waterfowl management program and the continuation of this rule is necessary for its future success. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Natural Resources
Wildlife Resources
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3154

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Staci Coons at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4718, by FAX at 801-538-4709, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Authorized by:

James Karpowitz, Director



Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Staci Coons at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4718, by FAX at 801-538-4709, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].