WSR 99-17-082

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-130-- Filed August 16, 1999, 4:56 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 16, 1999.

Purpose: To adopt WAC 232-28-28100A 1999-2000 Elk special season.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing [WAC 232-28-28100A].

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: This rule is needed to reduce hunter confusion regarding lawful tag requirements. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

Jeff P. Koenings

Director

by Larry W. Peck


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-28100A
1999-2000 Elk special season

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-281, effective immediately through September 12, 1999 it is lawful to hunt in the early muzzleloader elk season in muzzleloader area 911 using a valid Yakima muzzleloader elk tag.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. September 13, 1999:


WAC 232-28-28100A 1999-2000 Elk special season

Washington State Code Reviser's Office