WSR 03-21-140



[ Filed October 21, 2003, 3:13 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 03-18-124.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-14-135.

Title of Rule: Chapter 16-401 WAC, Nursery inspection fees and chapter 16-350 WAC, Registration and certification of fruit tree planting stock.

Purpose: To schedule an additional hearing on the proposal to amend WAC 16-401-050 by increasing the current fruit tree and fruit tree related ornamental nursery stock assessment rate from 1% to 2% and WAC 16-350-045 Application and fees, by deleting the specific assessment amount since it is specified in WAC 16-401-050 and correcting an erroneous RCW reference.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The Washington State Department of Agriculture is not a listed agency under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).

Hearing Location: Washington State Department of Agriculture, Conference Room 238 (Main Conference Room), 21 North 1st Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902, on December 10, 2003, at 11:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Henri Gonzales by November 26, 2003, TDD (360) 902-1996.

Submit Written Comments to: Henri Gonzales, Washington State Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, fax (360) 902-2094, e-mail, by December 10, 2003.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 19, 2003.

October 21, 2003

Mary A. Martin Toohey

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser 


Washington State Code Reviser's Office