Title of Rule: Wheat (Washington Wheat Commission), chapter 16-528 WAC.
Purpose: This rule-making proposal makes amendments to sections within the rules of the Wheat Commission, WAC 16-528-105 through 16-528-230 to update commission practices.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 15.66.140 and chapter 34.05 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 15.66 RCW.
Summary: The amendments being proposed in this rule making update the scheduling of the commission's monthly meetings and the number of signatures needed on warrants drawn on commission accounts, as well as, removes an assessment exemption. Amendments to WAC 16-528-110 and 16-528-150 and repealing of WAC 16-528-220 are needed to update commission practices.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Lynn Briscoe, Olympia, (360) 902-2043; Implementation and Enforcement: Tom Mick, Spokane, (509) 456-2481.
Name of Proponent: Washington Wheat Commission, governmental.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This rule-making proposal makes amendments to sections within the rules of the Wheat Commission, WAC 16-528-105 through 16-528-230 to update commission practices. See Summary above. The following are the proposed amendments:
• Amend WAC 16-528-110 Monthly meetings of the commission.
• Amend WAC 16-528-150 Warrants drawn on commission account -- Signatures.
• Repeal WAC 16-528-220 Exemption from assessment.
Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Technical amendments being proposed do not require a small business economic impact statement pursuant to RCW 19.85.030.
RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The Washington Wheat Commission is not a named agency, therefore, exempt from this provision.
Hearing Location: Washington Wheat Foundation Annex, 109 East 1st Avenue, Ritzville, WA 99169, on December 3, 2003, at 10:00 a.m.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Lynn Briscoe, Washington State Department of Agriculture, at (360) 902-2043, by November 19, 2003, TDD (360) 902-1996.
Submit Written Comments to: Tom Mick, CEO, Washington Wheat Commission, West 907 Riverside Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201, fax (509) 456-2812, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, by December 4, 2003, at 5:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: April 30, 2004.
October 20, 2003
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 2072, filed 2/19/91, effective 3/22/91)
WAC 16-528-110 Monthly meetings of the commission. The commission will hold a minimum of four scheduled meetings per year. Dates of each meeting will be determined ((
preceding meeting)) annually prior to the new calendar year.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.04 RCW and RCW 15.66.140(2). 91-05-065 (Order 2072), § 16-528-110, filed 2/19/91, effective 3/22/91; Minute Order, 4/30/58.]
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.04 RCW and RCW 15.66.140(2). 91-05-065 (Order 2072), § 16-528-150, filed 2/19/91, effective 3/22/91; Minute Order, 11/19/58.]
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 16-528-220||Exemption from assessment.|