WSR 08-02-024

EMERGENCY RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 07-303 -- Filed December 21, 2007, 3:49 p.m. , effective December 21, 2007, 3:49 p.m. ]


Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.

Purpose: Amend hunting rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing 232-28-35400H; and amending WAC 232-28-354.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047, 77.12.020, 77.12.570, 77.12.210.

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 hunts are being closed due to flooding and concerns with public safety.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: December 21, 2007.

Phil Anderson

for Jeff Koenings

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 232-28-35400H   2007 Elk special permits.   Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 232-28-354, effective immediately through February 28, 2008, delete the following elk special permit hunts:


Wildwood A Jan 16-30, 2008 Antlerless Elk Area 5061 15 permits
Wildwood B Jan 1-15, 2008 Antlerless Elk Area 5061 15 permits

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REPEALER

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed effective February 29, 2008:


WAC 232-28-35400H 2007 Elk special permits.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office