Chapter 15.44 RCW


Regulating dairy productsCommission createdExisting comprehensive schemeLaws applicable.
Commission composition.
Director appoints membersNominationsAdvisory vote.
Transition to defined districts and areas.
Associations with same objectiveDual membershipContracting.
Appointment of producer memberCommission's authorityReasonably equal producer representation.
Member qualifications.
Nomination and appointment procedure.
Producer listsEach producer responsible for accuracyUse of lists.
QuorumCompensationTravel expenses.
Copies of records as evidence.
ManagerSecretary-treasurerTreasurer's bond.
MembersRemoval from commissionProcess.
Powers and duties.
Commission's plans, programs, and projectsDirector's approval required.
Commission speaks for stateDirector's oversight.
Reimbursement for costs.
Commission may establish foundations.
Rules or orders to be filed and publishedRule-making exemptions.
Assessments on milk and creamAmountsIncreasesProducer referendum.
Assessments on class I or class II milk.
Class I and class II milk defined.
Collection of assessmentsLien.
Records of dealers, shippersPreservationInspection.
Reports of dealers and shippers to commissionSubpoenas.
Research, advertising, educational campaignIncrease or decrease of assessmentsProcedure.
Promotional hosting expendituresRules.
Authority to inspect premises and recordsSubpoenas.
Action against commission enforced as if a corporationLiabilityLimitations.
Enforcement of chapter.
Jurisdiction of courts.
Certain records exempt from public disclosureExceptionsActions not prohibited by chapter.
Funding staff supportRules.
Costs of implementing RCW 15.44.061.
Liberal construction.
General obligation bonds: Chapter 43.99I RCW.
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