FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Order 18-220—Filed August 29, 2018, 7:57 a.m., effective August 29, 2018, 7:57 a.m.]
Effective Date of Rule: Immediately upon filing.
Purpose: Change the dates from November 11-19 to November 10-19 for the Palouse modern firearm special permit white-tailed buck in GMUs 127-142 per WAC 220-415-030.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-415-030.
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: Under department policy, we are amending WAC 220-415-030 to correct language regarding hunting season dates.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 29, 2018.
for Kelly Susewind
WAC 220-415-03000A2018 Deer special permits.
Notwithstanding the provisions of WAC 220-415-030, effective immediately, until further notice, the change shall read as follows:
It is unlawful to fail to comply with the bag, possession, and season limits described below. A violation of this section is punishable under RCW 77.15.410 Unlawful hunting of big game—Penalty.
Deer Special Permit Hunting Seasons (Open to Permit Holders Only)
Hunters must purchase a deer hunting license prior to purchasing a permit application. Hunters may only apply for permits consistent with the tag required for the hunt choice; however, Multiple Season Permit holders may apply for archery, muzzleloader, or modern firearm permit hunts. Hunters drawn for a special permit hunt must comply with weapon restrictions, dates, and other conditions listed for the hunt. Hunters drawn for a special permit designated "Any tag" under the "Weapon/Tag" restriction must use equipment consistent with the requirements of their transport tag and license.
Nov. 11-19 10-19
White-tailed, 3 pt. min.
Reviser's note: The unnecessary underscoring and strike through in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040