FISH AND WILDLIFE
Date of Adoption: August 24, 2000.
Purpose: Amend personal use rules.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 220-57-16000Z; and amending WAC 220-57-160.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.
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 chinook guideline will have been achieved by August 27, 2000. There is insufficient time to promulgate 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: August 27, 2000, 11:59 p.m.
August 24, 2000
for Jeff P. Koenings
Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-57-160, effective 11:59 p.m. August 27, 2000 until further notice, it is unlawful to retain chinook salmon in those waters of the Columbia River from the Buoy 10 line upstream to a line between Rocky Point in Washington to Tongue Point in Oregon.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 11:59 p.m. August 27, 2000:
|WAC 220-57-16000Z||Columbia River. (00-123)|