WSR 08-18-034

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 08-218 -- Filed August 27, 2008, 4:27 p.m. , effective August 27, 2008, 4:27 p.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-56-10500D, 220-56-11600F, 220-56-12400H, 232-28-61900X, and 232-28-61900Y.

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: These rules were adopted by the department and are now permanent rules. Emergency rules are no longer needed.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 5.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: August 27, 2008.

J. P. Koenings

Director


REPEALER

The following sections of the Washington Administrative code are repealed:


WAC 220-56-10500D River mouth definitions -- 2008 North of Falcon. (08-91)
WAC 220-56-11600F Statewide saltwater hook rules -- 2008 North of Falcon. (08-91)
WAC 220-56-12400H Unlawful provisions -- Hoodsport Hatchery. (08-91)
WAC 232-28-61900X Exceptions to statewide rules -- White Salmon River. (08-129)
WAC 232-28-61900Y Exceptions to statewide rules -- 2008 North of Falcon. (08-131)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office