WSR 07-09-011

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed April 6, 2007, 10:24 a.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 07-08-003.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-02-040.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 16-25 WAC, Disposal of dead livestock, subsequent to public hearings, the department is extending the comment period and adoption date.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 1, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Teresa Norman, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail WSDARulesComments@agr.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-2092, by April 30, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact WSDA Receptionist by April 18, 2007, TTY (360) 902-1996 or (360) 902-1976.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules:

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 16.36, 16.68, and 34.05 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 16.36 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Washington state department of agriculture, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Leonard Eldridge, Olympia, (360) 902-1881.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There is no economic impact associated with these rule amendments.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Washington state department of agriculture is not a listed agency in RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).

April 4, 2007

Robert W. Gore

Deputy Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office