WSR 97-20-067

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Order 97-198--Filed September 25, 1997, 4:47 p.m., effective October 1, 1997, 12:01 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: September 24, 1997.

Purpose: Personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900M; and amending WAC 232-28-619.

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: These lakes are scheduled for rehabilitation. There is insufficient time to promulgate permanent rules.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, amended 0, repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: October 1, 1997, 12:01 a.m.

September 24, 1997

Bern Shanks

Director

NEW SECTION

WAC 232-28-61900T Regional exception to permanent game fish rules. Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-12-619 and WAC 232-28-619:

(1) Effective immediately through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997 the following waters are closed:

(a) No. North Windmill Lake (Grant Co.)

(b) North Windmill Lake (Grant Co.)

(c) Windmill Lake (Grant Co.)

(d) Canal Lake (Grant Co.)

(e) Heart Lake (Grant Co.)

(f) Pit Lake (Grant Co.)

(2) Effective 12:01 a.m. October 1, 1997 through 12:00 midnight, October 31, 1997 the following waters are closed:

(a) Heritage Lake (Stevens Co.)

(b) Thomas Lake (Stevens Co.)

(c) Gillette Lake (Stevens Co.)

(d) Sherry Lake (Stevens Co.)

(e) Leo Lake (Stevens/Pend Oreille Cos.)

(f) Halfmoon Lake (Pend Oreille Co.)

(g) Corral Lake (Grant Co.)

(h) Blythe Lake (Grant Co.)

(i) Chukar Lake (Grant Co.)

(j) Scaup Lake (Grant Co.)

(k) Aztec Lake (Grant Co.)

(l) Desert Lake (Grant Co.)

(m) Dune Lake (Grant Co.)

(n) Lizard Lake (Grant Co.)

(o) Meadowlark Lake (Grant Co.)

(p) Sedge Lake (Grant Co.)

(q) Tern Lake (Grant Co.)

(r) North Desert Lake (Grant Co.)

(s) Aeneas Lake (Okanogan Co.)

(t) June Lake (Grant Co.)

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. October 1, 1997:

WAC 232-28-61900M Washington game fish--Exceptions to state-wide rules. (97-140)

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