WSR 10-02-057

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 09-282 -- Filed December 31, 2009, 2:46 p.m. , effective December 31, 2009, 2:46 p.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Close special-permit muzzleloader elk hunting in Skagit River A, Elk Area 4941.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-28-354.

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: The agency has met its species management objectives for this elk area.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 31, 2009.

Lori Preuss

for Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-35400K   2009 Elk special permits.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-354, effective immediately until further notice, the special permit muzzleloader hunting season in Skagit River A is closed to elk hunting in Elk Area 4941.

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