WSR 06-24-125

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed December 6, 2006, 9:44 a.m. , effective January 6, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: This rule-making order repeals the quarantine provisions for citrus longhorned beetle in effect in parts of Tukwila established in WAC 16-470-800 through 16-470-870.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 16-470-800, 16-470-810, 16-470-820, 16-470-830, 16-470-840, 16-470-850, 16-470-860, and 16-470-870.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 17.24 and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-20-110 on October 4, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 8.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 8.

Date Adopted: December 6, 2006.

Valoria H. Loveland

Director

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REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 16-470-800 Establishing quarantine for longhorned beetles of the genus Anoplophora.
WAC 16-470-810 Prohibiting possession, transportation or distribution of living beetles of the genus Anoplophora.
WAC 16-470-820 What is the area under quarantine for citrus longhorned beetle?
WAC 16-470-830 Prohibition on moving living plants from the area under quarantine for citrus longhorned beetle.
WAC 16-470-840 Prohibition on moving wood and prunings from the area under quarantine for citrus longhorned beetle.
WAC 16-470-850 Exemption for articles in transit.
WAC 16-470-860 Disposal of articles regulated under longhorned beetle quarantine.
WAC 16-470-870 Special permits--Longhorned beetle.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office