SENATE BILL 6222
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Senators Madsen and Barr
Read first time 01/22/92. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Water Resources.
AN ACT Relating to agricultural nuisances; and amending RCW 7.48.305.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 7.48.305 and 1979 c 122 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
any other provision of this chapter, agricultural activities conducted on
farmland, if consistent with good agricultural practices and established prior
to surrounding nonagricultural activities, are presumed to be reasonable and ((
shall not be found to constitute a nuisance unless the activity
has a substantial adverse effect on the public health and safety.
If that agricultural activity is undertaken in conformity with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, it is presumed to be good agricultural practice and not adversely affecting the public health and safety, and as such shall not be restricted to time of day, or day or days of the week.