WSR 10-14-077

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed July 1, 2010, 11:27 a.m. ]

Following is the department of agriculture's semi-annual rules development agenda for the period of July 1 through December 31, 2010. This document is being sent to you in compliance with RCW 34.05.314.

The department may undertake additional rule-making activity as conditions warrant. If you have any questions, please call Teresa Norman at (360) 902-2043 or e-mail tnorman@agr.wa.gov.


Semi-Annual Rules Agenda

July 1 - December 31, 2010

P.O. Box 42560

Olympia, WA 98504-2560



WAC Number Rule Title Agency Contact Tentative Timeline Subject of Rule Making
CR-101 CR-102 CR-103
Administrative Services/Director's Office
16-08 Practice and procedure Teresa Norman

Rules Coordinator

Phone (360) 902-1809

July September November Updating references to WAC and addressing the use and procedures for brief adjudicative proceedings.
16-740 New WACs -- Food assistance programs Ken Harden

Phone (360) 902-1932

June July CR-105 September Transferring rules for food assistance programs from the department of commerce to the department of agriculture in accordance with chapter 68, Laws of 2010.
Animal Services Division
16-30 Restricted feed lots and restricted holding facilities Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

January June September Clarifying requirements for restricted holding facilities.
16-42 Biological products Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

August October TBD Veterinary biological products.
16-54 Animal importation Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

December 2009 June

September

Import requirements.
16-86 Cattle and bison diseases in Washington state Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

April June September Cattle and bison diseases.
16-604 Public livestock markets Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

December

2009

June September Health requirements at public livestock markets.
16-610 Livestock brand inspection Jodi Jones

Division Coordinator

Animal Services Division

Phone (360) 902-1889

June August October Livestock brand inspection.
Commodity Inspection Division
16-302 Pulse seed quality assurance program Victor Shaul

Seed Program Operations Manager

Phone (509) 225-2630

TBD TBD TBD Establishing a pulse seed quality assurance program.
16-302-685 Small grains standards for seed certification Victor Shaul

Seed Program Operations Manager

Phone (509) 225-2630

June August September Establishing tolerances for triticale in wheat seed.
16-302-755 Standards for quality timothy seed Victor Shaul

Seed Program Operations Manager

Phone (509) 225-2630

June August September Detrimental contaminants in timothy seed.
16-302-385 Grass seed standards for certification Victor Shaul

Seed Program Operations Manager

Phone (509) 225-2630

July September October Amending the seed standards chart.
Food Safety and Consumer Services Division
New WAC chapter

Dairy nutrient management program Nora Mena

Dairy Nutrient Management Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-2894

TBD TBD TBD Dairy nutrient management program enforcement and penalty matrix.
16-160 Registration of materials for organic food production Martin Beagle

Organic Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1924

July September October Procedures for registering materials to be included on the brand name materials list.
Pesticide Management Division
16-231 Use restricted herbicides Cliff Weed

Compliance Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-2036

May 2009 August October Modify the nozzle requirements for air and ground apparatus.
16-232 Use restricted herbicides in certain counties Cliff Weed

Compliance Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-2036

May 2009 August October Modify the nozzle requirements for air and ground apparatus.
Plant Protection Division
16-326 Brassica seed production district Mary Toohey

Assistant Director for Plant Protection

Phone (360) 902-1907

April July September Amending restrictions for District 1 and other recommended provisions.
16-462 Grape planting stock -- Registration and certification Tom Wessels

Plant Services Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1984

January July September Amending the rules for the grape planting stock certification program by revising provisions, including field eligibility criteria.
16-470 Quarantine--Agricultural pests Tom Wessels

Plant Services Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1984

July September November Initiating a quarantine in response to eastern filbert blight that would place restrictions on the importation of hazelnut plants into Washington state.
16-481 Grape insect pests Tom Wessels

Plant Services Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1984

June July August Establishing a quarantine for European grapevine moth.
16-662 Weights and measures -- National handbooks Kirk Robinson

Weights and Measures Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1856

June July August Adopting modifications to biodiesel labeling requirements specified in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 130; the 2010 edition of NIST Handbook 44; and the 2010 edition of NIST Handbook 130.

Teresa Norman

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office