HOUSE BILL 1780





                        57th Legislature

                2001 Regular Legislative Session


Passed by the House March 9, 2001

  Yeas 98   Nays 0




Speaker of the House of Representatives




Speaker of the House of Representatives





Passed by the Senate April 6, 2001

  Yeas 45   Nays 0



We, Timothy A. Martin and Cynthia Zehnder, Co-Chief Clerks of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1780  as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                          Chief Clerk




                          Chief Clerk

President of the Senate




Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.              




Governor of the State of Washington

                   Secretary of State

                  State of Washington



                          HOUSE BILL 1780



             Passed Legislature - 2001 Regular Session


State of Washington      57th Legislature     2001 Regular Session


By Representatives Armstrong, Linville, B. Chandler and Grant


Read first time 02/05/2001.  Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Ecology.

Concerning moneys in the fruit and vegetable district fund.

    AN ACT Relating to the fruit and vegetable district fund; amending RCW 15.17.243; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.




    Sec. 1.  RCW 15.17.243 and 1999 c 47 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:

    The district manager for district two as defined in WAC 16‑458‑075 is authorized to transfer two hundred thousand dollars from the fruit and vegetable district fund to the plant pest account within the agricultural local fund.  The amount transferred is to be derived from fees collected for state inspections of tree fruits and is to be used solely for activities related to the control of Rhagoletis pomonella in district two.  The transfer of funds shall occur by June 1, 1997.  On June 30, ((2001)) 2003, any unexpended portion of the two hundred thousand dollars shall be returned to the fruit and vegetable district fund.


    NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.  This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and takes effect June 30, 2001.


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