WSR 06-19-008

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed September 8, 2006, 8:43 a.m. , effective October 9, 2006 ]


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

Purpose: This rule-making order amends WAC 16-390-230 by increasing the apple pest certification fee from $.0075 per hundredweight (cwt.) to $.015 per cwt. This increase is effective through December 31, 2008. The fee reverts back to $.0075 per cwt. on January 1, 2009.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 16-390-230.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-15-117 on July 19, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 8, 2006.

Valoria H. Loveland

Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-11-078, filed 5/18/04, effective 6/18/04)

WAC 16-390-230   What is the fee for an apple pest certification?   Through December 31, 2008, the fee for apple pest certification, using the survey method, on all fresh apples produced in Washington state or marketed under Washington state grades and standards, is (($.0075)) $.015 per cwt. or fraction thereof. Beginning January 1, 2009, the fee shall be $.0075 per cwt. or fraction thereof.

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17, 34.05 RCW, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. 04-11-078, 16-390-230, filed 5/18/04, effective 6/18/04.]

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