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