WSR 15-15-171
[Filed July 22, 2015, 9:29 a.m.]
Continuance of WSR 15-12-065.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-04-127.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 16-301-490 through 16-301-580, crucifer seed quarantine.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 11, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: Teresa Norman, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, e-mail, fax (360) 902-2092.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Amending the crucifer quarantine under chapter 16-301 WAC.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: A public hearing was held on July 7, 2015. Stakeholders requested amendments and an additional hearing, which will be scheduled at a later date.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 15.49.005, 17.24.041, and chapter 34.05 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 15.49 and 17.24 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Columbia Basin Vegetable Seed Association; Columbia Basin Vegetable Seed Field Representatives Association, private.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Victor Shaul, Yakima, (509) 249-6955.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement was not prepared as this proposal will not create significant additional costs to industry.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Washington state department of agriculture is not a listed agency in RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).
July 22, 2015
Brad J. Avy
Assistant Director