WSR 06-12-080

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 06-127 -- Filed June 6, 2006, 2:04 p.m. , effective June 6, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend personal use rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900I; and amending WAC 232-28-619.

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: These emergency rules are necessary to implement the intent expressed by the fish and wildlife commission at the February 10, 2006, meeting. They will be permanently adopted in the 2007 regulation development process.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 6, 2006.

J. P. Koenings

Director

by Larry Peck


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900J   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Big Bear Creek, Coal Creek, Issaquah Creek, Kelsey Creek, Little Bear Creek, May Creek, North Creek, Swamp Creek, Thornton Creek and Tibbets Creek.   (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective immediately through August 31, 2006 it is unlawful for persons other than juvenile anglers to fish for or possess game fish from the following waters:

(a) Big Bear Creek (Snohomish/King Co.)

(b) Coal Creek (King Co.)

(c) Issaquah Creek (King Co.)

(d) Kelsey Creek (King Co.)

(e) Little Bear Creek (Snohomish/King Co.)

(f) May Creek (King Co.)

(g) North Creek (Snohomish/King Co.)

(h) Swamp Creek (Snohomish/King Co.)

(i) Thornton Creek (King Co.)

(j) Tibbets Creek (King Co.)

(2) Effective immediately until further notice, Lake Washington tributaries not otherwise provided for in this section or WAC 232-28-619 - Statewide rules in effect.

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REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 232-28-61900I Exceptions to statewide rules -- Kelsey Creek, Little Bear Creek, Swamp Creek, Thornton Creek and Tibbets Creek. (06-125)

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