WSR 00-16-061

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 00-131 -- Filed July 26, 2000, 4:45 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: July 26, 2000.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-56-235.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Section 7, chapter 107, Laws of 2000.

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: These rules are interim until permanent rules which were filed on July 24, 2000, take effect.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

July 26, 2000

Evan Jacoby

for Jeff P. Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-56-23500G
Possession limits -- Bottomfish.

Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-56-235, effective immediately until further notice, the daily limit for Rockfish in Catch Record Card Areas 1 through 4 is 10 fish of which no more than 2 may be canary rockfish and no more than 2 may be yelloweye rockfish.

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