WSR 05-21-028

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed October 11, 2005, 8:05 a.m. , effective November 11, 2005 ]


Purpose: In response to a request received from the Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board (June 1, 2005), the department is adopting an amendment to WAC 16-752-505 Wetland and aquatic weed quarantine -- Regulated articles, that adds Glyceria maxima to the list of aquatic plants prohibited from sale in Washington state. When this amendment becomes effective, it will replace the emergency rule that the department is filing today (October 11, 2005).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 16-752-505.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 17.24 and 34.05 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-17-206 on August 24, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: October 11, 2005.

Valoria H. Loveland

Director

OTS-8173.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-19-004, filed 9/2/04, effective 10/3/04)

WAC 16-752-505   Wetland and aquatic weed quarantine -- Regulated articles.   All plants and plant parts of the following are regulated articles under this chapter:

Scientific Name Common Name
Butomus umbelatus flowering rush
Cabomba caroliniana fanwort
Crassula helmsii Australian swamp stonecrop
Egeria densa Brazilian elodea
Epilobium hirsutum hairy willow herb
Glossostigma diandrum mud mat
Gyceria maxima reed sweetgrass, tall manna grass
Hydrilla verticillata hydrilla
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae European frog-bit
Lagarosiphon major African elodea
Ludwigia hexapetala water primrose
Lysimachia vulgaris garden loosestrife
Murdannia keisak marsh dew flower, Asian spiderwort
Myriophyllum aquaticum parrotfeather
Myriophyllum spicatum Eurasian watermilfoil
Najas minor slender-leaved naiad, brittle naiad
Nymphoides peltata yellow floating heart
Sagittaria graminea grass-leaved arrowhead
Sagittaria platyphylla delta arrowhead
Spartina alterniflora smooth cordgrass
Spartina anglica common cordgrass
Spartina densiflora dense-flowered cordgrass
Spartina patens salt meadow cordgrass
Trapa natans water chestnut, bull nut
Trapa bicornus water caltrap, devil's pod, bat nut
Utricularia inflata swollen bladderwort

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.10, 17.24, and 34.05 RCW. 04-19-004, 16-752-505, filed 9/2/04, effective 10/3/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.24, 17.10, and 15.13 RCW. 01-01-014, 16-752-505, filed 12/6/00, effective 1/6/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 17.10.235 and chapter 17.24 RCW. 92-07-024, 16-752-505, filed 3/10/92, effective 4/10/92.]

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