WSR 04-05-032

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 04-18 -- Filed February 11, 2004, 3:43 p.m. , effective February 14, 2004, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: February 10, 2004.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900H.

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: This emergency reopens the lower Cascade River for gamefish. The Marblemount Hatchery has trapped adequate numbers of hatchery winter-run steelhead to meet egg take requirements.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: February 14, 2004, 12:01 a.m.

February 10, 2004

J. P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. February 14, 2004:


WAC 232-28-61900H Exceptions to statewide rules -- Cascade River. (04-10)

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