WSR 07-18-035

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 07-197 -- Filed August 28, 2007, 2:38 p.m. , effective September 1, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: September 1, 2007.

Purpose: Amend personal use fishing rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 232-28-61900S; 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: Release of chum salmon was inadvertently left out of the permanent rule filing. This rule is interim until permanent rules 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: August 28, 2007.

Phil Anderson

for Jeff Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-61900S   Exceptions to statewide rules -- Smith Creek (Pacific Co.)   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-619, effective September 1 through November 30, 2007, in those waters of Smith Creek from the mouth to Highway 101 Bridge, release adult Chinook and chum.

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective 12:01 a.m. December 1, 2007:

WAC 232-28-61900S Exceptions to statewide rules -- Smith Creek (Pacific Co.)

Washington State Code Reviser's Office