FISH AND WILDLIFE
Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.
Purpose: Amend recreational fishing rules.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900E; and amending WAC 232-28-619.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.04.020, 77.12.047, and 77.12.330.
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 Grays Harbor Poggie Club is sponsoring a kids' fishing derby at Failor Lake one week prior to the opening of the lowland lake season. In previous years, the derby has been held on opening day for the lowland lake season, but congestion and competition from adult anglers interferes with the kids' enjoyment of the derby and the smooth operations of the derby. An emergency rule is needed to open the lake for the derby one week early. There is insufficient time to adopt a permanent rule.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: March 9, 2011.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed, effective 12:01 p.m. on April 23, 2011:
|WAC 232-28-61900E||Exceptions to statewide rules -- Failor Lake (Grays Harbor Co.)|