WSR 00-18-040

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 00-174 -- Filed August 30, 2000, 4:16 p.m. , effective September 1, 2000, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 30, 2000.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-57-16000B.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

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 9,000-chinook guideline has not been achieved. There are sufficient numbers of harvestable chinook salmon for recreational opportunity.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: September 1, 2000, 12:01 a.m.

August 30, 2000

J. P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. September 1, 2000:


WAC 220-57-16000B Columbia River. (00-168)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office