Continuance of WSR 12-09-086.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 12-05-106.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 16-470 WAC, Quarantine -- Agricultural pests, the department is proposing to modify the apple maggot quarantine boundaries by:
(1) Adding a portion of Chelan County to the quarantine; and
(2) Decreasing the size of the quarantine portion of Kittitas County.
Hearing Location(s): Washington State Department of Agriculture, Fruit and Vegetable Inspection, 270 9th Street N.E., Main Conference Room, East Wenatchee, WA 98802, on June 8, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: June 15, 2012.
Submit Written Comments to: Henri Gonzales, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, e-mail email@example.com, fax (360) 902-2094, by June 8, 2012.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Henri Gonzales by June 1, 2012, TTY (800) 833-6388.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules:
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 17.24.041 and chapter 34.05 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 17.24 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state department of agriculture, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Mary Toohey, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, (360) 902-1907; Implementation and Enforcement: Brad White, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, (360) 902-2071.
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).
May 31, 2012
Mary A. Martin Toohey