WSR 08-21-068

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed October 13, 2008, 8:49 a.m. , effective November 13, 2008 ]


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

Purpose: This rule-making order amends WAC 16-390-230 by removing a sunset provision in the rule establishing the current apple pest certification fee, so that the fee would remain at its current level ($.015 per hundred weight).

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

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 15.17, 17.24, and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-19-108 on September 17, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: October 10, 2008.

John P. Daly

Acting Deputy Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-19-008, filed 9/8/06, effective 10/9/06)

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 $.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 and 34.05 RCW. 06-19-008, 16-390-230, filed 9/8/06, effective 10/9/06. 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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