WSR 97-17-028

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-154--Filed August 12, 1997, 4:30 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: August 9, 1997.

Purpose: To adopt WAC 232-28-26400A Small game seasons--Canada goose seasons.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-26400A; and amending WAC 232-28-264.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety, or general welfare, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the public interest.

Reasons for this Finding: Insufficient time to establish change in September Canada goose season.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 1, amended 0, repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

August 9, 1997

Lisa Pelly, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission



NEW SECTION

WAC 232-28-26400A Small game seasons -- Canada goose September season. Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-264, effective immediately it is unlawful to hunt for or possess Canada geese except during the period of September 6-12, 1997.

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective September 16, 1997:

WAC 232-28-26400A Small game seasons -- Canada goose September season.

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