WSR 99-22-050

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-193-- Filed October 29, 1999, 3:15 p.m. , effective October 30, 1999, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: October 29, 1999.

Purpose: Personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-57-140, 220-57-230, 220-57-280, 220-57-285, 220-57-300, 220-57-341, 220-57-415, 220-57-432, 220-57-520, and 220-57-525.

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: An inseason assessment has determined that there are no harvestable chum salmon in Grays Harbor and its tributaries. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 10, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: October 30, 1999, 12:01 a.m.

October 29, 1999

J. P. Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-14000W
Chehalis River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-140, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Chehalis River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-23000I
Elk River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-230, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Elk River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-28000M
Hoquiam River - including east fork.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-280, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Hoquiam River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-28500R
Humptulips River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-285, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Humptulips River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-30000B
Johns River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-300, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of Johns River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-34100A
Newaukum River - including south fork

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-341, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Newaukum River including the south fork.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-41500D
Satsop River - including east fork.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-415, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Satsop River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-43200A
Skookumchuck River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-432, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Skookumchuck River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-52000B
Wishkah River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-520, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Wishkah River.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 220-57-52500M
Wynoochee River.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-525, effective 12:01 a.m. October 30, 1999 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chum salmon in those waters of the Wynoochee River.

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