WSR 98-07-067

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[Filed March 17, 1998, 1:34 p.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Liquefied petroleum gas sales, chapter 16-659 WAC, Weights and measures--Liquefied petroleum gas

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.94.340, 19.94.390

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule change is in response to an industry request to sell propane in twenty pound containers on a container exchange basis

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and the agency will consult with the Weights and Measures Advisory Group

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures Program, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, (360) 902-1856, FAX (360) 902-2086, e-mail jbuendel@agr.wa.gov

March 17, 1998

Julie C. Sandberg

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office