WSR 05-10-090

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed May 4, 2005, 8:01 a.m. , effective June 4, 2005 ]


Purpose: The purpose of this rule-making order is to repeal chapter 16-448 WAC, Standards for potatoes, because it is outdated and no longer followed by industry. It has been supplanted by USDA grades and standards for potatoes and is, therefore, redundant. The repeal of chapter 16-448 WAC is a result of the department's ongoing rule review effort under Executive Order 97-02.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 16-448-130 through 16-448-200.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-06-099 on March 2, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 15.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 15.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 15.

Date Adopted: May 4, 2005.

Valoria H. Loveland

Director

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REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 16-448-130 Promulgation.
WAC 16-448-135 Applicability.
WAC 16-448-140 Washington No. 1 grade.
WAC 16-448-145 Washington commercial.
WAC 16-448-150 Washington No. 2.
WAC 16-448-155 Culls.
WAC 16-448-160 Size.
WAC 16-448-165 Tolerances.
WAC 16-448-170 Application of tolerances.
WAC 16-448-175 Samples for grade and size determination.
WAC 16-448-180 Skinning.
WAC 16-448-185 Definitions.
WAC 16-448-190 Marking requirements.
WAC 16-448-195 Forbidden practices.
WAC 16-448-200 Effective date.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office