FISH AND WILDLIFE
Purpose: Amend personal use rules.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-56-11600A.
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: Permanent rules are being promulgated and this interim rule will cover the period until the permanent rules take effect. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: November 18, 2005.
for Jeff Koenings
(1) It is unlawful to fish for salmon in Catch Record Card areas 1 through 4 except with single point barbless hooks, other than in the Westport and Ocean Shores boat basins, which have special terminal gear restrictions as provided for in WAC 220-56-123.
(2) It is unlawful to fish in Catch Record Card Areas 5 through 13 using barbed hooks, or to possess fish taken from Catch Record Card Areas 5 through 13 while fishing with barbed hooks, except that is it is lawful to use barbed hooks with forage fish jigger gear and to possess forage fish taken with barbed hooks on forage fish jigger gear.
Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 220-56-11600A||Saltwater hook rules. (05-155)|