WSR 11-18-051

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 11-216 -- Filed August 31, 2011, 3:40 p.m. , effective October 1, 2011 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Amend WAC 232-16-700 Swinomish Spit Game Reserve to clarify the boundary description.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-16-130 and 232-16-360; and amending WAC 232-16-700.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047, 77.15.440.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-09-082 on April 20, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: August 6, 2011.

Miranda Wecker, Chair

Fish and Wildlife Commission

OTS-3945.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-50, filed 5/23/00, effective 6/23/00)

WAC 232-16-700   Swinomish Spit Game Reserve.   It shall be unlawful to hunt wild animals and wild birds within the following described boundary November 15 through March 31, and it shall be unlawful to hunt brant at any time within the following described boundary: Beginning at the Burlington Northern railroad tracks on the west shoreline of the Swinomish Channel; thence in a northwesterly direction along the west side of the Swinomish Channel to the ((red channel mark buoy N "20" (as indicated on Navigation Map #18427, 13th Ed., July 16, 1983))) reserve boundary sign on the northernmost sand island (48.474801N, 122.530770W (all coordinates NAD83/WGS84)); thence ((6,000)) 10,500 feet ENE (east-northeast) to the reserve boundary sign (48.480630N, 122.488388W); thence ((3,300)) 1,800 feet ((SSE)) SW (((south-southeast)) southwest) to the reserve boundary sign (48.476983N, 122.493716W); thence ((4,200)) 7,000 feet SSW (south-southwest) to the reserve boundary sign on the dike at the south end of Padilla Bay (48.459498N, 122.504967W); thence continue westerly along said dike to the intersection of the Burlington Northern railroad tracks and the east shoreline of the Swinomish Channel; thence continue along said railroad tracks (across swing bridge) to the west shoreline of the Swinomish Channel and the point of beginning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040, 77.12.010, 77.12.020, 77.12.770, 77.12.780. 00-11-137 (Order 00-50), 232-16-700, filed 5/23/00, effective 6/23/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 98-17-043 (Order 98-158), 232-16-700, filed 8/13/98, effective 9/13/98; 84-21-046 (Order 249), 232-16-700, filed 10/12/84.]


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 232-16-130 Ellensburg Game Farm Reserve.
WAC 232-16-360 South Tacoma Game Farm Reserve.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office