WSR 99-13-059

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-73-- Filed June 11, 1999, 9:58 a.m. , effective June 12, 1999, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: June 10, 1999.

Purpose: Personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-56-30500D; and amending WAC 220-56-305.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 75.08.080.

Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that state or federal law or federal rule or a federal deadline for state receipt of federal funds requires immediate adoption of a rule.

Reasons for this Finding: This regulation is intended to keep the recreational harvest of sturgeon from Bonneville Reservoir, the Dalles Reservoir and its tributaries within the established harvest guidelines. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: June 12, 1999, 12:01 a.m.

June 10, 1999

J. D. Brittell

for Jeff P. Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-56-30500E
Sturgeon--Areas and seasons.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-56-305, effective 12:01 a.m. June 12, 1999 until further notice it is unlawful to retain sturgeon from the Columbia River and its tributaries from the Bonneville Dam to John Day Dam.

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 11:59 p.m. June 11, 1999:


WAC 220-56-30500D Sturgeon--Areas and seasons. (99-30)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office