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RCW 77.65.340

Fish buyer's license—Fees. (Effective until January 1, 2018.)

(1) A fish buyer's license is required of and shall be carried by each individual engaged by a wholesale fish dealer to purchase food fish or shellfish from a commercial fisher. A fish buyer may represent only one wholesale fish dealer.
(2) The annual fee for a fish buyer's license is ninety-five dollars. The application fee is one hundred five dollars.
NOTES:
Effective date2011 c 339: See note following RCW 43.84.092.
Contingent effective date1993 sp.s. c 17 §§ 34-47: See note following RCW 77.65.020.
FindingContingent effective dateSeverability1993 sp.s. c 17: See notes following RCW 77.32.520.

RCW 77.65.340

Wholesale fish buyer endorsement—Fees. (Effective January 1, 2018.)

(1) A wholesale fish buyer endorsement is required for a licensed fish dealer:
(a) To take first possession or ownership of fish or shellfish directly from a commercial fisher that is landed into the state of Washington;
(b) To take first possession or ownership of raw or frozen fish or shellfish in the state of Washington from interstate or foreign commerce; or
(c) To engage in the wholesale buying or selling of fish or shellfish harvested by Indian fishers lawfully exercising fishing rights reserved by federal statute, treaty, or executive order, and the dealer is also responsible for documenting the commercial harvest and sales according to the rules of the department.
(2) A business licensed as a fish dealer must purchase at least one wholesale fish buyer endorsement to engage in the activities in subsection (1) of this section, which allows the business to buy or sell on its premises and which allows one named employee to buy and sell off premises. A business must obtain an additional wholesale fish buyer endorsement for each additional employee who buys and sells fish or shellfish off premises.
(3) The annual fee for a resident wholesale fish buyer's endorsement is two hundred forty-five dollars. The annual fee for a nonresident wholesale fish buyer's endorsement is three hundred twenty dollars. The application fee for both resident and nonresident endorsements is one hundred five dollars.
NOTES:
FindingIntentEffective date2017 3rd sp.s. c 8: See notes following RCW 77.08.010.
Effective date2011 c 339: See note following RCW 43.84.092.
Contingent effective date1993 sp.s. c 17 §§ 34-47: See note following RCW 77.65.020.
FindingContingent effective dateSeverability1993 sp.s. c 17: See notes following RCW 77.32.520.
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