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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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
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|
|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|
|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 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.]