Chapter 43.23 RCW

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Sections
Definitions.
DirectorAppointmentPowers and dutiesSalary.
Deputy directorAppointmentPowers and duties.
Divisions of departmentAssistant directorsState veterinarianSalariesAssignment of duties.
Divisions of departmentReassignment of division functions.
Rule-making authority.
Powers and duties.
Funding staff support for commodity boards and commissionsRules.
Powers and dutiesState agricultural market development programs and activities.
Publishing and dissemination costsDeposit of proceeds.
Consultation with commodity commissions.
Powers and duties.
Powers and duties of state veterinarian.
Powers and duties.
Powers and duties.
Gifts, grants, bequests, or contributions.
Bulletins and reports.
Annual report.
Powers and duties.
Enforcement in accordance with RCW 43.05.100 and 43.05.110.
Official chemists of departmentDesignatedDuties.
Additional chemistsAppointmentDutiesCompensation.
Disposition of impounded livestock on Hanford reservationAgreements to act as federal government's agent.
Agricultural local fundAnimal disease traceability account.
Collection of unpaid penalties, assessments, and debtsUse of collection agencies.
Assessments levied by directorPersonal debtCosts of collectingCivil actions authorizedAttorneys' fees.
Interest on unpaid balances.
Dishonored check or negotiable instrument.
Export market development project recordsConfidentiality.
Market development and promotion matching fund program.
Trade barrier matching fund program.
Food assistance programs.
NOTES:
Agricultural
enabling act of 1955, powers and duties under, generally: Chapter 15.66 RCW.
enabling act of 1961, powers and duties under, generally: Chapter 15.65 RCW.
fairs and youth shows, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.76 RCW.
pest districts: Chapter 17.12 RCW.
Animal
carcasses, disposal: Chapter 16.68 RCW.
health: Chapter 16.36 RCW.
Apiaries act: Chapter 15.60 RCW.
Apiculture division: RCW 15.60.010.
Apple commission: Chapter 15.24 RCW.
Chief assistants: RCW 43.17.040.
Commercial feed law, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.53 RCW.
Commission merchants: Chapter 20.01 RCW.
Control of pet animals infected with diseases communicable to humans, director's duties: Chapter 16.70 RCW.
Dairies and dairy products, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.36 RCW.
Department created: RCW 43.17.010.
Drugs, food and cosmetics act: Chapter 69.04 RCW.
Eggs and egg products, duties concerning: Chapter 69.25 RCW.
Fair fund, horse racing moneys, disposition: RCW 15.76.115.
Farm labor
contractors: Chapter 19.30 RCW.
director may aid in obtaining and employment of: RCW 15.64.010.
unemployment compensation: RCW 50.04.150.
Farm marketing act, powers and duties under, generally: Chapter 15.64 RCW.
Food, drug and cosmetic act, duties under: Chapter 69.04 RCW.
Grades and packs, generally, standards of, duties relating to: Chapters 15.04, 15.17 RCW.
Honey, enforcement powers and duties: Chapter 69.28 RCW.
Horticultural plants, Christmas trees, and facilities, inspection and licensing of, duties relating to: Chapter 15.13 RCW.
Inspection, duties relating to generally: Chapter 15.04 RCW.
International marketing program for agricultural commodities and trade center: RCW 28B.30.535 through 28B.30.543.
Livestock
identification: Chapter 16.57 RCW.
markets: Chapter 16.65 RCW.
Marketing, director's duties relating to: Chapters 15.64, 15.65, 15.66 RCW.
Milk, fluid milk act, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.36 RCW.
Milk and milk products for animal food act, duties relating to: Chapter 15.37 RCW.
Minimum flows and levelsDepartmental authority exclusiveOther recommendations considered: RCW 90.03.247.
Oath: RCW 43.17.030.
Office maintained at state capital: RCW 43.17.050.
Pesticide application act: Chapter 17.21 RCW.
Pesticide control act, director's duties under: Chapter 15.58 RCW.
Planting stock act, powers and duties relating to: Chapter 15.14 RCW.
Poisons, enforcement of
caustic or corrosive poison act: RCW 69.36.040.
chapter relating to: RCW 69.40.025.
Powers and duties generally: RCW 43.17.030, chapter 43.23 RCW.
Predatory birds, controlled by: RCW 15.04.110, 15.04.120.
Rule-making power: RCW 43.17.060.
Rural rehabilitation program, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.70 RCW.
Seeds, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.49 RCW.
Soil conservation: Chapter 89.08 RCW.
State fairs commission: Chapter 15.76 RCW.
State trade fair fund, horse racing moneys, disposition: RCW 43.31.805.
Vacancy: RCW 43.17.020, 43.17.040.
Weighing commodities in highway transportWeighmasters, director's duties relating to: Chapter 15.80 RCW.
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