WSR 98-14-108

PERMANENT RULES

FRUIT COMMISSION

[Filed July 1, 1998, 8:56 a.m.]



Date of Adoption: July 1, 1998.

Purpose: Increase the maximum allowable assessment rate on fresh Bartlett pears from $11.36 per 2000 pounds ($.25 per standard box) to $14.09 per 2000 pounds ($.31 per standard box).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 224-12-090.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 15.28 RCW, chapter 303, Laws of 1997.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-10-094 on May 6, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.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

July 1, 1998

Kenneth F. Severn

President

OTS-1981.1

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 4, Resolution 4, filed 7/29/81)



WAC 224-12-090  Bartlett pear assessment rate. As provided for by RCW 15.28.160 and 15.28.180, there is hereby levied on Bartlett pears, an assessment of up to a maximum of ((twenty-five cents per standard box equivalent (approximately forty-four pounds))) eighteen dollars per two thousand pounds of Bartlett pears shipped fresh, and an assessment of six dollars for each two thousand pounds of Bartlett pears delivered to processors.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.28.160 and 15.28.180. 81-16-034 (Order 4, Resolution 4), 224-12-090, filed 7/29/81; 80-06-058 (Order 3, Resolution 3), 224-12-090, filed 5/20/80, effective 7/1/80; Order 2, 224-12-090, filed 11/29/77, effective 1/1/78; Order 1, 224-12-090, filed 5/13/74, effective 7/1/74.]

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