WSR 11-13-032

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 11-119 -- Filed June 7, 2011, 2:57 p.m. , effective June 7, 2011, 2:57 p.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend recreational and commercial fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-16-49000B; and amending WAC 220-16-490.

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 emergency rule is needed to conform state rules to federal action taken by the Pacific Fishery Management Council. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: June 7, 2011.

Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-16-49000C   Bonilla-Tatoosh line.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-16-490, effective immediately until further notice, the Bonilla-Tatoosh Line is defined as a line projected from the most westerly point on Cape Flattery (4822.863' N. lat., 12443.907' W. long.) to the light on Tatoosh Island, WA (4823.493' N. lat., 12444.207' W. long.), then to the light on Bonilla Point on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (at 4835.73' N. lat., 12443.00' W. long.).

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REPEALER


WAC 220-16-49000B Bonilla-Tatoosh line. (11-14)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office