This section establishes the initial and annual fees for a program operator implementing a drug take-back program under chapter 69.48
RCW and this chapter.
(1) Initial fee. By no later than October 1, 2019, a program operator shall submit to the department an initial fee of seven hundred thousand dollars.
(2) Renewal fee.
(a) By August 1, 2020, and each August 1st thereafter, the department shall notify a program operator the amount of its annual renewal fee as determined according to RCW 69.48.120
. Renewal fees will reflect the department's actual administrative, oversight, enforcement, and contractual costs for that fiscal year, or not more than ten percent of the program operator's annual expenses as reported on July 1st of each year, whichever amount is smaller.
(b) By October 1, 2020, and each October 1st thereafter, a program operator shall submit to the department the renewal fee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.48.180
. WSR 19-14-090, § 246-480-990, filed 7/1/19, effective 8/1/19.]