WSR 04-08-049

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 04-62 -- Filed April 1, 2004, 2:37 p.m. , effective April 15, 2004, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 1, 2004.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900T; and amending WAC 232-28-619.

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 regulation is necessary to assure a safe and successful Fishing Kids event. The fish will be planted two days prior to the event to better acclimate them before the event. Several thousand fish will be placed into netted areas along the shoreline of this pond. On the day of the event preregistered kids will be allowed to fish in these netted areas. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: April 15, 2004, 12:01 a.m.

April 1, 2004

J. P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900T   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Klineline Pond (Clark Co.)   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective 12:01 a.m. April 15, 2004 through 11:59 p.m. April 17, 2004, it is unlawful to fish in those waters of Klineline Pond, except open to fishing 7:00 a.m. through 1:45 p.m. April 17, 2004 to juvenile anglers.

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. April 18, 2004:


WAC 232-28-61900T Exceptions to statewide rules -- Klineline Pond (Clark Co.)

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