69.25.020  <<  69.25.030 >>   69.25.040

PurposeCertain federal rules adopted by referenceHearing, notice by directorAdoption of rules by director.

The purpose of this chapter is to promote uniformity of state legislation and regulations with the federal egg products inspection act, 21 U.S.C. sec. 1031, et seq., and regulations adopted thereunder. In accord with such declared purpose, any regulations adopted under the federal egg products inspection act relating to eggs and egg products, as defined in *RCW 69.25.020 (11) and (12), in effect on July 1, 1975, are hereby deemed to have been adopted under the provisions hereof. Further, to promote such uniformity, any regulations adopted hereafter under the provisions of the federal egg products inspection act relating to eggs and egg products, as defined in *RCW 69.25.020 (11) and (12), and published in the federal register, shall be deemed to have been adopted under the provisions of this chapter in accord with chapter 34.05 RCW, as now or hereafter amended. The director may, however, within thirty days of the publication of the adoption of any such regulation under the federal egg products inspection act, give public notice that a hearing will be held to determine if such regulations shall not be applicable under the provisions of this chapter. Such hearing shall be in accord with the requirements of chapter 34.05 RCW, as now or hereafter amended.
The director, in addition to the foregoing, may adopt any rule and regulation necessary to carry out the purpose and provisions of this chapter.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: RCW 69.25.020 was alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k), changing subsections (11) and (12) to subsections (15) and (13), respectively, effective August 1, 2012. RCW 69.25.020 was subsequently alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k), changing subsections (15) and (13) to subsections (16) and (14), respectively.
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