WSR 10-20-099

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 10-266 -- Filed September 30, 2010, 2:23 p.m. , effective October 4, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: October 4, 2010.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900P; 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: The coho run is low and the hatchery has not collected enough fish to meet egg-take goals. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: September 30, 2010.

Lori Preuss

for Philip Anderson

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900P   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Puyallup and Carbon rivers.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619:

(1) Effective October 4 through October 31, 2010, it is unlawful to fish for salmon in waters of the Puyallup River from the mouth (11th Street Bridge) upstream to the mouth of the Carbon River.

(2) Effective October 4 through November 30, 2010, it is unlawful to fish for salmon in waters of the Carbon River from the mouth upstream to the mouth of Voights Creek.

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REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective December 1, 2010:


WAC 232-28-61900P Exceptions to statewide rules -- Puyallup and Carbon rivers.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office