WSR 99-04-107

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed February 3, 1999, 10:51 a.m. ]


Washington State Department of Agriculture

Semi-Annual Rules Agenda



ChapterSubject/Contact PersonPurpose of RulemakingApproximate CR-101

Filing Date

Approximate Adoption Date
New RulesPollinating Insects

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Control of bloom in orchardsJanuary 1999December 1999
New RulesPollinating Insects

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Protection of pollinating insects from pesticides on blooming cropsJune 1999December 1999
New RulesWeights/Measures - Hop Bales and Tare Weights

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1856

Establish standard weights for hop bales and standard tare weights for baling materialAugust 1998February 1999
WAC 16-05List of Organizations - Technical Assistance

Contact: Dannie McQueen, Program Manager, (360) 902-1809

Update rules on developing a technical assistance listFebruary 1999May 1999
WAC 16-101XPenalties - Degrades for dairy producers and processors

Contact: Claudia Coles, Compliance, phone (360) 902-1883

Correct inconsistencies in current rule languageApril 1999October 1999
WAC 16-108Washington State Egg Assessment Fees

Contact: Andy Scarborough, Program Manager,

phone (360) 902-1830

Increase egg assessment feesJanuary 1999May 1999
WAC 16-125Farm Milk Storage Tanks

Contact: Verne Hedlund, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1860

Update rulesFebruary 1999May 1999
WAC 16-142Perishable Package Foods - Pull Dating

Contact: Verne Hedlund, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1860

Rewrite in a clear rule formatFebruary 1999May 1999
WAC 16-167Intrastate commerce in foods

Contact: Mike Donovan, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1883

Food processing establish-

ment - Inspection criteria

October 1998June 1999
WAC 16-167Intrastate commerce in foods

Contact: Verne Hedlund, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1860

New rules on labeling unpasteurized apple juiceNovember 1998April 1999
WAC 16-20,

WAC 16-21,

WAC 16-22, and

WAC 16-23

Custom slaughter plants, slaughterers, handling of carcasses, custom meat handling establishments and custom meat facilities

Contact: Verne Hedlund, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1860

Consolidation and updating of rules to eliminate duplicationJuly 1998April 1999
WAC 16-59Importation of Poultry and Hatching Eggs

Contact: Dr. Kathleen Connell, Assistant State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1878

Change definitions, modernize language and make technical changesNovember 1998April 1999
WAC 16-74Livestock Testing--Duties of Owners

Contact: Dr. Kathleen Connell, Assistant State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1878

Modernize language and add definitionsNovember 1998April 1998
WAC 16-80Pseudorabies in Swine

Contact: Dr. Kathleen Connell, Assistant State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1878

Clarify and modernize languageNovember 1998April 1999
WAC 16-200Commercial Fertilizers

Contact: Ted Maxwell, Program Manager,

phone (360) 902-2026

Registrants providing maximum application rates to the departmentNovember 1998April 1999
WAC 16-200Commercial Fertilizers

Contact: Ali Kashani, Feed and Fertilizer Program, phone (360) 902-2028

Rules relating to commercial feeds and the adoption of the latest Association of American Feed Control Officials definitions, and FDA regulationsJune 1998July 1999
WAC 16-229Secondary containment of bulk storage pesticides

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Possible amendments for greater clarity and to consider additional exemptions from containment requirementsMarch 1999March 2000
WAC 16-201Secondary containment of bulk storage fertilizers

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Possible amendments for greater clarity and to consider additional exemptions from containment requirementsMarch 1999March 2000
WAC 16-234

WAC 16-212

WAC 16-224

Negotiable Warehouse Receipts

Grain, Hay, Beans and Peas-Insp. Fees

Designation of Warehouse Stations

Contact: Don Michelbrook, Program Manager, phone (360) 533-2488

Updating rulesApril 1999November 1999
WAC 16-228General rules relating to pesticide use

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Updating and housecleaning of rules.June 1999June 2000
WAC 16-228Pesticide Penalty Matrix

Contact: Cliff Weed, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2036

Update rules on assessing penaltiesMay 1999May 2000
WAC 16-304Seed Assessment

Contact: Graydon Robinson, Program Manager, phone (509) 575-2750

Update to current practicesFebruary 1999August 1999
WAC 16-316Small Grain Seed Certification Standards

Contact: Graydon Robinson, Program Manager, phone (509) 575-2750

Increase fees assessed by WSCIAFebruary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-319Forest Reproductive Material

Contact: Graydon Robinson, Program Manager, phone (509) 575-2750

Increase fees assessed by WSCIAFebruary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-322Mint Rootstock Certification

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Amendments due to changes in industry practices, environmental conditions and program needsJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-401Nursery Inspection Fees

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Fee increasesJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-462Grapevines - Registration and Certification

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Amendments to comply with new internationally mandated standardsJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-470Plant Pest Detection and Inspection Fees

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Fee increasesJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-470Quarantine Pests - Apple Maggot

Contact: Linda Polzin, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Clarify restrictions on movement of fruitJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-495

WAC 16-493

WAC 16-316

Annual Bluegrass, Rough Bluegrass and Seed Certification Standards

Contact: Graydon Robinson, Program Manager, phone (509) 575-2750

Isolation limits and other updates to reflect industry changesFebruary 1999August 1999
WAC 16-481Grape Phylloxera

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Amendments to comply with new international mandated standardsJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-483Grape Virus Quarantine

Contact: Tom Wessels, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-2094

Amendments to comply with new international standardsJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-54Animal Importation Requirements

Contact: Dr. Robert Mead, State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1881

Make technical corrections and clarify languageApril 1998April 1999
WAC 16-561Marketing Standards for Red Raspberries

Contact: Walter Swenson, Programs Administrator, phone (360) 902-1928

Labeling RequirementsDecember 1998June 1999
WAC 16-607Heritage Brands

Contact: Julie Sandberg, Assistant Director, phone (360) 902-1851

Registration of BrandsMarch 1999October 1999
WAC 16-536Hop Commission

Contact: Walter Swenson, Programs Administrator, phone (360) 902-1928

Membership qualifications

November 1998May 1999
WAC 16-657Weights/Measures--Motor Fuel Sign Requirements

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1856

Establish standards for signageJanuary 1998July 1998
WAC 16-662National Handbooks

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1856

Adopt updated National HandbookJanuary 1999June 1999
WAC 16-663Reporting, Test Procedures and Standards by Persons Servicing Weighing and Measuring Devices

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, (360) 902-1856

Update rulesApril 1999October 1999
WAC 16-664Sealing and Marking Retesting Devices

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, (360) 902-1856

Update rulesApril 1999October 1999
WAC 16-675Metrology Lab Fees

Contact: Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, phone (360) 902-1856

Increase laboratory feesJanuary 1999July 1999
WAC 16-84RB-51 Vaccine - Brucellosis in Cattle

Contact: Dr. Robert Mead, State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1881

Update vaccine requirements, modernize language, and remove unnecessary languageMarch 1998April 1999
WAC 16-86Brucellosis, Tuberculosis and Scrapie in Sheep and Goats - relating to vaccination of female cattle older than 12 months with RB-51.

Contact: Dr. Robert Mead, State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1881

Modernize, clarify languageMarch 1998April 1999
WAC 16-89Regulating Scrapie in goats and sheep

Contact: Dr. Robert Mead, State Veterinarian, phone (360) 902-1881

New rules to control and eradicate the disease scrapieMarch 1998April 1999
For more Information Contact: Dannie McQueen, Rules Coordinator, Washington State Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, phone (360) 902-1809.

William E. Brookreson

Assistant Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office