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The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "From the heart of Washington" or "program" means that program created by the department to encourage Washington citizens to purchase Washington food and agricultural products and to promote the value of agriculture and family farms to Washington state.
(2) "Successor organization" means a private, nonprofit corporation created specifically to assume responsibility for carrying out the from the heart of Washington program that is now part of the department. The private, nonprofit corporation must qualify as a tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation under section 501(c) of the federal internal revenue code; the majority of members on its board of directors must be from Washington commodity commissions, nonprofit associations organized for the promotion of Washington agricultural products, and other agricultural industry groups; and the corporation must carry forward with the work of the current program.
(3) "Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture.
(4) "Director" means the director of the Washington state department of agriculture.
(5) "Fiscal agent" means the Washington state fruit commission, as a contractor of the department.
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