|Passed by the House February 24, 2003|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 7, 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 1435 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 01/27/2003. Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources.
AN ACT Relating to the fruit and vegetable district fund; amending RCW 15.17.243; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 15.17.243 and 2002 c 322 s 4 are each amended to read
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, ((
2003)) 2005, any unexpended portion of the two hundred
thousand dollars shall be transferred to the fruit and vegetable
inspection account and deposited in the district account for the
district that includes Yakima county.
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, 2003.