WSR 01-05-043

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 01-22 -- Filed February 14, 2001, 4:03 p.m. , effective February 15, 2001, 12:01 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: February 13, 2001.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900N.

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: This regulation is necessary to reopen river sections to steelhead fishing. The winter steelhead egg take needs have been secured for the Puget Sound hatchery program.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: February 15, 2001, 12:01 a.m.

February 13, 2001

J. P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


REPEALER


The following section of the Washington Administrative code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. February 15, 2001:


WAC 232-28-61900N Exceptions to statewide rules. (01-05)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office