WSR 04-13-058

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed June 11, 2004, 1:46 p.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Rules relating to the use of microencapsulated methyl parathion, WAC 16-230-250 through 16-230-290.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO George Huffman, Washington State Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, e-mail ghuffman@agr.wa.gov , AND RECEIVED BY August 23, 2004.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposal deletes WAC 16-230-250 through 16-230-290, rules relating to the use of microencapsulated methyl parathion. Language prohibiting the use of microencapsulated methyl parathion on blossoming plants and pollen shedding corn was incorporated into WAC 16-228-1220 of the general pesticide rules.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Language prohibiting the use of microencapsulated methyl parathion on blossoming plants and pollen shedding corn was incorporated into WAC 16-228-1220 of the general pesticide rules.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, 34.05 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 17.21, 15.58 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 and Implementation: Ann Wick, 1111 Washington Street, (360) 902-2051; and Enforcement: Cliff Weed, 1111 Washington Street, (360) 902-2036.

June 11, 2004

Bob Arrington

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

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