WSR 11-08-003

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 11-39 -- Filed March 25, 2011, 1:28 p.m. , effective April 7, 2011, 12:01 a.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: April 7, 2011, 12:01 a.m.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

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

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047 and 77.04.020.

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 ensure a safe and successful fishing kids event. Trout will be stocked two days prior to the event to acclimate them. Closing the pond prior to the event will ensure there are fish for participants to catch. On the day of the event, preregistered kids will be allowed to fish in these netted areas. The reason for keeping the pond closed after the event is to ensure the safety of the public as well as the event participants while the event is shutting down and equipment and nets are being removed. There is insufficient time to adopt 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: March 25, 2011.

Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900C   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Klineline Pond (Clark Co.)   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective 12:01 a.m. on April 7, 2011 through 11:59 p.m. on April 9, 2011, it is unlawful to fish in those waters of Klineline Pond, except as provided in this section:

(a) Open to fishing 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on April 9, 2011, in the netted area, to juvenile anglers participating in the Klineline Kids Fishing Event.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. April 10, 2011:


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

Washington State Code Reviser's Office