(1) Each accredited association of producers and handler shall, within a reasonable time following a negotiating session, place a copy of a summary of the discussions into their respective accreditation file maintained for that negotiating unit. For the purposes of this section, a negotiating session is a meeting of the parties at which pertinent information is exchanged. Each summary shall accurately reflect the substance of discussions and the points raised by either side. Each summary shall be signed by an authorized representative of the association of producers or handler which prepared it. Each summary shall contain the last offer of contract terms placed on the table during that negotiating session. Either party may place supplementary materials regarding the negotiation into their file.
(2) At the conclusion of the forty-five day negotiating period which is thirty days prior to the normal planting date, each of the parties to a negotiation shall place, in their respective accreditation file for that negotiating unit, a report summarizing the negotiations and indicating whether an agreement was reached.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.83.100
. WSR 92-07-030, § 16-622-060, filed 3/10/92, effective 4/10/92.]