WSR 99-15-020

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-96-- Filed July 12, 1999, 1:25 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: July 12, 1999.

Purpose: Personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-57-27000G and 220-57-27000H; and amending WAC 220-57-270.

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: In-season management data has indicated that the run size is large enough to accommodate additional harvest. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: Immediately.

July 12, 1999

Jeff P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-27000H
Hoh River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-270:

(1) Effective 12:01 a.m. July 14, through August 31, 1999, in those waters from the mouth of the Hoh River to Morgan's Crossing: Wednesday through Sundays the daily limit is six salmon, only one of which may be an adult; Mondays and Tuesdays the daily limit is six jack salmon (release adults).

(2) Effective 12:01 a.m. July 14, through August 31, 1999, Daily limit of six jack salmon in those waters from Morgan's Crossing upriver to the Hoh River's South Fork.

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REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 220-57-27000G Hoh River. (99-58)

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 11:59 p.m. August 31, 1999:


WAC 220-57-27000H Hoh River

Washington State Code Reviser's Office