ENGROSSED SENATE BILL 6027
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Senators Barr, Gaspard, Sellar, Bauer, Conner, Rasmussen, Bailey and Jesernig
Read first time 01/13/92. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Water Resources.
AN ACT Relating to horticultural nurseries; adding a new section to chapter 15.13 RCW; and providing an effective date.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 15.13 RCW to read as follows:
The director may, with the advice of the advisory committee created under RCW 15.13.335, establish by rule a surcharge to be added to the fee established for a nursery dealer license under RCW 15.13.280. The surcharge applied to each license annually shall not exceed twenty percent times the amount of the license fee without the surcharge. Such a surcharge shall be paid at the same time that the licensing fee is paid. Revenue collected from the surcharge shall be deposited in the agricultural local fund under RCW 43.23.230 and shall be used solely to support research projects which are of general benefit to the horticultural nursery industry and are recommended by the advisory committee created under RCW 15.13.335.