Continuance of WSR 07-21-155.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-16-091.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 16-89 WAC, Sheep and goat scrapie disease control, to be retitled as "Sheep and goat diseases in Washington state." Subsequent to a public hearing held on December 20, 2007, the department is continuing the adoption date and comment period.
Date of Intended Adoption: March 18, 2008.
Submit Written Comments to: Teresa Norman, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, e-mail WSDARulesComments@agr.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-2092.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Following the December 21 , 2007, public hearing, the department is continuing this rule proposal in order to accept additional comments.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 16.36 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: Dr. Paul Kohrs, Olympia, (360) 902-1835; Implementation and Enforcement: Dr. Leonard Eldridge, Olympia, (360) 902-1881.
January 3, 2008
Leonard E. Eldridge, DVM