WSR 03-09-112

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed April 22, 2003, 2:53 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 22, 2003.

Purpose: This rule establishes a 5% assessment on the gross sale price of the wholesale market value for all grapevine propagation material produced in Washington, and sold within the state or shipped from the state by any licensed nursery dealer. Chapter 15.13 RCW was amended during the 2002 legislative session authorizing the department to collect an assessment on grapevine nursery stock sold in the state and allowing the department to adopt rules to implement the statutory amendment.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 15.13 and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-06-102 on March 5, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 22, 2003

Valoria H. Loveland

Director

OTS-6155.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 16-401-060   Annual assessment -- Grapevines.   As provided in RCW 15.13.310, an annual assessment of five percent on the gross sale price of the wholesale market value for all grapevine propagation material produced in Washington, and sold within the state or shipped from the state by any licensed nursery dealer, is established.

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