|Passed by the House March 12, 2003|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 25, 2003
President of the Senate
I, Cynthia Zehnder, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1126 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||58th Legislature||2003 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/17/2003. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources.
AN ACT Relating to seed testing and certification fees; adding a new section to chapter 15.49 RCW; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1 A new section is added to chapter 15.49 RCW
to read as follows:
(1) Fees established under this chapter pertaining to laboratory testing and seed certification may be increased by the department by rule during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004, in excess of the fiscal growth factor as determined under chapter 43.135 RCW.
(2) Subsection (1) of this section is null and void if any of the moneys from any source that have been deposited in the agricultural local fund are transferred to the general fund or authorized to be transferred to the general fund by legislation enacted after January 1, 2003, and before July 1, 2003.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2 Section 1 of 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 July 1, 2003.