WSR 10-01-013

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 09-261 -- Filed December 3, 2009, 2:12 p.m. , effective December 5, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: December 5, 2009.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: 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: Sufficient numbers of stocked chinook salmon are available to continue the fishery in Lake Chelan. This rule is interim until permanent rules are adopted and take effect.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: December 3, 2009.

Lori Preuss

for Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900I   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Lake Chelan (Chelan Co.)   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective December 5, 2009, until further notice, a person may fish for salmon in waters of Lake Chelan, except closed within 400 feet of the mouth of all tributaries. Daily limit of one Chinook salmon, minimum size 15 inches in length.

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