WSR 98-14-036

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[Filed June 23, 1998, 1:46 p.m.]



Date of Adoption: June 23, 1998.

Purpose: (1) To delete WAC 16-32-009 which contains an outdated schedule of laboratory fees, (2) to add two new additional optional services offering improved testing for Bovine Leukemia virus and Johne's disease of cattle, and (3) to comply with clear and readable rules.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 16-32-011.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 16.38.060.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-09-104 on April 22, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

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

June 23, 1998

William E. Brookreson

for James M. Jesernig

Director

OTS-2089.1

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 5043, filed 5/27/94, effective 6/27/94)



WAC 16-32-011  Schedule of laboratory fees. ((Effective July 1, 1994,)) The following fees shall be charged for services performed by the diagnostic laboratory of the laboratory services division, state department of agriculture:

(1) Requests for special scheduling of tests to be conducted within twenty-four hours of sample receipt (STAT testing) will be honored if time and personnel are available. A fifty percent surcharge on all test fees will be charged.

(2) If the owner is a resident of Washington state, the following fees shall apply:

(a) Accession fee for each submission date
(per owner) $10.00
(b) Bacteriology:
Aerobic culture (1-3 tissues per animal) $ 7.95
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 2.20
Antibiotic sensitivity tests (each organism) $ 3.40
Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) $11.35
each additional sample in herd, same
submission $ 3.40
Milk culture - per animal $ 7.95
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 2.20
Trichomoniasis $ 2.80
Campylobacteriosis $ 2.80
(c) Serology:
Food animal:
Single virus or bacteria (CF, Agglutination, AGID):
((1st)) first animal $ 2.80
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 1.10
Companion animals:
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), AGID, each
animal $ 3.95
Leptospirosis microscopic agglutination
((1st)) first animal (canine) $ 5.65
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission .55
Brucella canis tube agglutination
((1st)) first animal $ 5.65
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission .55
Brucella canis slide agglutination
((1st)) first animal $ 5.65
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 3.45
(d) ELISA testing
Bluetongue (first animal) $ 7.45
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 3.70
Bovine leukemia virus (first animal) $ 7.45
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 5.00
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), each animal $10.60
Paratuberculosis (Johne's), first animal $ 7.45
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 5.00
(e) Other services and supplies:
Forwarding of samples to other laboratories $ 5.30
Shipping supplies or samples, handling fee
each shipment $ 3.15
(3) If the owner is an out-of-state resident, the
following fees shall apply:
(a) Accession fee for each submission date
(per owner) $15.00
(b) Bacteriology:
Aerobic culture (1-3 tissues per animal) $11.35
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 3.40
Antibiotic sensitivity tests (each organism) $ 4.50
Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) $17.05
each additional sample in herd, same
submission $ 4.50
Milk culture - per animal $11.35
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 3.40
Trichomoniasis $ 3.95
Campylobacteriosis $ 3.95
(c) Serology:
Food animal:
Single virus or bacteria (CF, Agglutination, AGID):
((1st)) First animal $ 4.50
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 1.10
Companion animal:
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), AGID, each
animal $ 5.65
Leptospirosis microscopic agglutination
((1st)) first animal (canine) $ 8.50
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 1.70
Brucella canis tube agglutination
((1st)) first animal $ 8.50
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 1.70
Brucella canis slide agglutination
((1st)) first animal $ 8.50
each additional animal, same owner, same
submission $ 5.10
(d) ELISA testing
Bluetongue (first animal) $11.15
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 5.55
Bovine leukemia virus (first animal) $11.15
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 7.50
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), each animal $15.95
Paratuberculosis (Johne's), first animal $11.15
each additional animal in herd, same
submission $ 7.50
(e) Other services and supplies:
Forwarding of samples to other laboratories $ 7.95
Shipping supplies or samples, handling fee
each shipment $ 4.75

(4) A fee shall be charged by the department for any other analysis, supplies or service not listed in this section. Such fees shall be based on labor costs, supply and material costs, and administrative and overhead costs.



[Statutory Authority: Chapter 16.38 RCW. 94-12-053 (Order 5043), 16-32-011, filed 5/27/94, effective 6/27/94.]



REPEALER



The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:



WAC 16-32-009 Schedule of laboratory fees.

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