WSR 99-18-016

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-136-- Filed August 20, 1999, 3:40 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 20, 1999.

Purpose: Commercial fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-24-02000K.

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: The harvestable quota of chinook and coho salmon has been taken by commercial troll fishermen. This regulation is adopted at the recommendation of the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and is consistent with federal law.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

August 20, 1999

Jeff P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 220-24-02000K Commercial salmon troll. (99-119)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office