Washington Fishing Regulations, Initiative 640 (1995)
I-640 asked if state fishing regulations should be written so as to ensure certain survival rates for non-targeted catch, and to prioritize commercial and recreational fishing.
Path to the ballot
The language for the measure was filed on January 9, 1995 by Frank Haw of Olympia.
258,995 signatures were submitted and the Washington Secretary of State deemed that there were sufficient signatures to put I-640 to a vote of the people.
- State of Washington 1995 ballot measure election results
- 1995 Washington Ballot Measures Details
- Washington Initiative 640 Results
- Complete text of I-640
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