WSR 12-08-011

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed March 23, 2012, 10:43 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 16-05 WAC, Procedural rules for lists of organizations.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Elizabeth McNagny, Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560 , AND RECEIVED BY June 5, 2012.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to repeal chapter 16-05 WAC.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The stated purpose of chapter 16-05 WAC is to establish procedures for fulfilling the department's requirements under RCW 43.05.020 to compile and maintain lists of individuals and organizations who provide technical assistance. Chapter 43.05 RCW does not require rule making and a rule is not the most appropriate way to provide information regarding technical assistance providers. Therefore, chapter 16-05 WAC should be repealed.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 34.05.353.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of agriculture, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Elizabeth McNagny, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-1809.

March 22, 2012

Betty Ramage

Assistant Director

OTS-4677.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 16-05-001 Statement of purpose.
WAC 16-05-010 What does an organization, company or individual have to do to get on the applicable list?
WAC 16-05-040 The department of agriculture is completely held harmless and not liable.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office