FISH AND WILDLIFE
Date of Adoption: August 4, 1999.
Purpose: Personal use rules.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-56-33000U.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 75.08.080.
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: Crab testfishing results indicate there is a harvestable surplus of hard shell crab in Catch Record Card Area 7 to be open for crab pot fishing.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: August 7, 1999, 8:00 a.m.
August 4, 1999
Jeff P. Koenings
by Larry Peck
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 8:00 a.m. August 7, 1999:
|WAC 220-56-33000U||Personal use crab pot fishery--Exceptions to permanent rules delayed opening for Whatcom County outside Bellingham Bay. (99-100)|