Inspection and final grass seed certification fees—Options.
Inspection and final grass seed certification fees are based on the following options:
(a) Option A -
Certification is based on pounds of seed sampled, and billed at completion of required laboratory tests, the fees are as listed in WAC 16-303-330
(b) Option B - Certification is based on dealers requesting sampling and tagging privileges. Seed dealers must sign a memorandum of agreement with the department that expires on June 30 of each year. The memorandum may be terminated by the director if the dealer violates certification standards or requirements of memorandum. Payment of fees is the responsibility of the conditioner under this program. Upon termination or nonrenewal of the memorandum of agreement, the dealer is responsible for Option A fees on all certified seed not tagged at termination date. A dealer choosing this program must handle all certified grasses in his warehouse under this program for the entire crop year.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.49
RCW. WSR 02-12-060, § 16-302-390, filed 5/30/02, effective 6/30/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005
(3) and chapter 17.24
RCW. WSR 00-24-077, § 16-302-390, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]