WSR 09-12-039

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 09-95 -- Filed May 27, 2009, 2:03 p.m. , effective June 4, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: June 4, 2009.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900J; 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 rule change is necessary to assure a successful Fishing Kid's event. The fish will be planted in the lake two days prior to the event to better acclimate them. On the day of the event only children fourteen years of age or less will be allowed to fish in the lake. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: May 27, 2009.

Lori Preuss

for Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900J   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Heart Lake (Skagit Co.)   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective June 4 through June 6, 2009, it is unlawful to fish in those waters of Heart Lake, except open to fishing 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. June 6, 2009 to anglers participating in the Fishing Kid's event. Juvenile anglers can continue to fish after the Fishing Kid's event closes.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. June 7, 2009:


WAC 232-28-61900J Exceptions to statewide rules -- Heart Lake (Skagit Co.)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office