WSR 08-21-161

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 08-276 -- Filed October 22, 2008, 9:52 a.m. , effective October 22, 2008, 9:52 a.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900L; 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: Implementing selective gear rules for these areas of the Quillayute River system is for the purpose of facilitating the release of wild coho and was not intended to preclude fishing from motorized boats. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: October 22, 2008.

Phil Anderson

for Jeff Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900L   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Bogachiel, Calawah, Dickey, Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective immediately through October 31, 2008, internal combustion motors are allowed in waters open for salmon in the Bogachiel, Calawah, Dickey, Quillayute and Sol Duc Rivers. Unless otherwise amended, all other permanent rules remain in effect.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective November 1, 2008:


WAC 232-28-61900L Exceptions to statewide rules -- Bogachiel, Calawah, Dickey, Quillayute and Sol Duc rivers.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office