Chapter 15.66 RCW

WASHINGTON STATE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY COMMISSIONS

Sections

15.66.010Definitions.
15.66.015Regulating agricultural commoditiesExisting comprehensive scheme.
15.66.017Regulating agricultural commoditiesLaws applicable.
15.66.023Commission may establish foundation.
15.66.030Marketing orders authorizedPurposes.
15.66.040Prerequisites to marketing ordersDirector's duties.
15.66.050Petition for marketing orderDeposit to defray department's expensesCircumstances requiring reimbursement.
15.66.053Proceedings subject to administrative procedure actExemptions.
15.66.055Director's duties and responsibilitiesRules.
15.66.060Lists of affected partiesNoticeUse of lists.
15.66.070Petitions for marketing ordersPublic hearingLegal notice.
15.66.080Findings, conclusions, and recommended decision of the directorNotificationFinal decision.
15.66.090After final decisionAssent of affected parties determined by referendum.
15.66.093Suspension of marketing order upon request of commodity commission.
15.66.097Issuing, amending, or terminating a marketing orderLimitation on public hearings or referendums.
15.66.100Contents of marketing order.
15.66.105Certain records exempt from public disclosureExemptionsActions not prohibited by chapter.
15.66.110Commodity commissionCompositionTerms.
15.66.113When director appoints majority of the commissionNominationsAdvisory voteNoticeDirector selects either of two candidates receiving the most votes.
15.66.120Commodity commissionNominationsElectionsVacancies.
15.66.123After any vote, referendum, nomination, or electionAffected parties provided resultsDisputes.
15.66.130Commodity commissionMeetingsQuorumCompensationTravel expenses for members and employees.
15.66.140Commodity commissionPowers and duties.
15.66.141Commission's plans, programs, and projectsDirector's approval required.
15.66.142Commission speaks for stateDirector's oversight.
15.66.143Lists of all affected producers and handlersAffected parties responsible for accuracyUse of lists.
15.66.145Members may belong to association with same objectivesContracts with associations authorized.
15.66.150Annual assessmentsRateCollection.
15.66.153Promotional hosting expendituresRules.
15.66.157When commodity commission is terminatedDuties of affected commodity commission.
15.66.160Annual assessmentsDisposition of revenue.
15.66.170Annual assessmentsPaymentsCivil action to enforce.
15.66.180Expenditure of funds collected.
15.66.185Investment of agricultural commodity commission funds in savings or time deposits of banks, trust companies, and mutual savings banks.
15.66.190Official bonds required.
15.66.200Petition for modification or exemptionHearingAppeal from ruling.
15.66.210Unlawful actsPenaltiesInjunctionsInvestigations.
15.66.220Compliance with chapter a defense in any action.
15.66.230Liability of commission, state, etc.
15.66.240Marketing agreements.
15.66.245Marketing agreement or orderAuthority for participation in proceedings concerning regulation of pesticides or agricultural chemicals.
15.66.250Price fixing and product limiting prohibited.
15.66.260Costs of conducting nominations and electionsReimbursement.
15.66.263Costs of implementing RCW 15.66.141.
15.66.270Exempt commissionsMarketing agreements and orders.
15.66.275Applicability of chapter to state agencies or other governmental units.
15.66.280Restrictive provisions of chapter 43.19 RCW not applicable to promotional printing and literature of commissions.
15.66.900Short title.

NOTES:

Agricultural processing and marketing associations: Chapter 24.34 RCW.
Investment of agricultural commodity commission funds in savings or time deposits of banks, trust companies and mutual savings banks: RCW 15.66.185.
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