WSR 98-13-029

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[Filed June 8, 1998, 10:28 a.m.]



Date of Adoption: June 8, 1998.

Purpose: To repeal labeling rules that have become outdated and redundant because of new federal regulations and standards that cover the same products.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 16-129-010, 16-129-020, 16-129-025, and 16-129-030.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 69.04 and 15.38 RCW.

Adopted under preproposal statement of inquiry filed as WSR 98-08-020 on March 19, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 4.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 0, repealed 4.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 4.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

June 8, 1998

Jim Jesernig

Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office