WSR 11-04-042

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed January 25, 2011, 10:16 a.m. ]

Following is the department of agriculture's semi-annual rules development agenda for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2011. This document is being sent in compliance with RCW 34.05.314.

The department may undertake additional rule-making activity as conditions warrant. If you have any questions, please call Teresa Norman at (360) 902-2043 or e-mail tnorman@agr.wa.gov.


Semi-Annual Rules Agenda

January 1 - June 30, 2011

P.O. Box 42560

Olympia, WA 98504-2560



WAC Number Rule

Title

Agency Contact Tentative Timeline Subject of

Rule Making

CR-101 CR-102 CR-103
Commodity Inspection Division
16-302-385 Grass seed standards for certification. Victor Shaul

Seed Program Operations Manager

Phone (509) 225-2630

CR-105, December 2010 February 2011 Modifying the format of the grass seed standards chart.
Plant Protection Division
16-470 Quarantine -- Agricultural pests. Tom Wessels

Plant Services Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1984

May June August The department is considering initiating an industry request quarantine that would place restrictions on the importation of hazelnut plants into Washington state in response to eastern filbert blight.
16-662 Weights and measures -- National handbooks. Jerry Buendel

Weights and Measures Program Manager

Phone (360) 902-1856

May June August The department is considering adopting the most current National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) handbooks for technical standards for weights and measures.

Teresa Norman

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office