SECOND SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1010
State of Washington
2023 Regular Session
ByHouse Appropriations (originally sponsored by Representatives Chapman, McEntire, Dent, Reed, Griffey, Reeves, and Kloba)
READ FIRST TIME 02/07/23.
AN ACT Relating to the sanitary control of shellfish; adding a new section to chapter 69.30
RCW; creating a new section; 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 69.30
RCW to read as follows:
The department has authority to regulate crab with respect to health and safety in relation to biotoxin contamination. For the purposes of this section, crab means any commercially harvested crab. By June 30, 2025, the state board of health may adopt rules regulating crab harvesting, tracking, and recalls.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2. If specific funding for the purposes of this act, referencing this act by bill or chapter number, is not provided by June 30, 2023, in the omnibus appropriations act, this act is null and void.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 3. 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 immediately.
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