WSR 12-01-080

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed December 19, 2011, 3:50 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 11-22-098.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 11-15-095.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 16-662 WAC, Weights and measures -- National handbooks.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 28, 2011.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules:

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapters 19.94, 19.112, and 34.05 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 19.94 and 19.112 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent:

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Jerry Buendel, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, (360) 902-1856.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Washington state department of agriculture is not a listed agency under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).

December 19, 2011

Mary A. Martin Toohey

Assistant Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office