FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Order 19-48—Filed April 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m., effective April 20, 2019]
Effective Date of Rule: April 20, 2019.
Purpose: Amends freshwater recreational rules for Langlois Lake.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-312-04000J; and amending WAC 220-312-040.
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: This emergency rule is needed to open Langlois Lake for one day of fishing to provide angling opportunity for Project Healing Waters which is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fishing. 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: April 5, 2019.
for Kelly Susewind
WAC 220-312-04000JFreshwater exceptions to statewide rules—Langlois Lake.
Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-312-040, effective one hour before official sunrise to one hour after official sunset on April 20, 2019, it is permissible for anglers participating in the Project Healing Waters fishing event to fish in the waters of Langlois Lake. Statewide size and daily limits apply.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective April 21, 2019:
Freshwater exceptions to statewide rules—Langlois Lake.