WSR 11-21-051

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 11-276 -- Filed October 13, 2011, 10:35 a.m. , effective October 13, 2011, 10:35 a.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend recreational fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900R.

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: Repairs of the in-stream weir and fish ladder on Cook Slough are complete. All exclusion fences have been removed, water flows have been restored, and fish have passage through the fish ladder.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 13, 2011.

Joe Stohr

for Philip Anderson

Director


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 232-28-61900R Exceptions to statewide rules -- Cook (Koch Slough) side channel of Stillaguamish River. (11-150)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office