WSR 09-20-087

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 09-232 -- Filed October 6, 2009, 3:29 p.m. , effective October 6, 2009, 3:29 p.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-56-33000F; and amending WAC 220-56-330.

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 necessary until permanent rules take effect for the harvest of crab in Marine Area 12.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 6, 2009.

Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-56-33000F   Crab -- Areas and seasons.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-56-33000F, effective immediately through January 2, 2010, a person may fish for crab for personal use in Marine Area 12, Wednesdays through Saturdays only.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective January 3, 2010:


WAC 220-56-33000F Crab -- Areas and seasons.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office