15.28.105  <<  15.28.110 >>   15.28.120

Duties of commission.

The commission's duties are:
(1) To adopt a commission seal;
(2) To elect a secretary-manager and a treasurer, and fix their compensation. The same person may be elected to both offices;
(3) To establish classifications of soft tree fruits;
(4) To conduct scientific research and develop the healthful, therapeutic, and dietetic value of fruits, and promote the general welfare of the soft tree fruit industry of the state;
(5) To conduct a comprehensive advertising and educational campaign to effectuate the objects of this chapter;
(6) To increase the production, and develop and expand the markets, and improve the handling and quality of fruits;
(7) To keep accurate accounts and records of all of its dealings, which shall be open to inspection and audit by the state auditor;
(8) To investigate and prosecute violations of this chapter; and
(9) To serve as an advisory committee to the director with regard to the adoption and enforcement of rules:
(a) Governing the grading, packing, and size and dimensions of commercial containers of soft tree fruits; and
(b) Fixing commercial grades of soft tree fruits and the issuance of certificates of inspection for those fruits.
[ 2002 c 313 § 106; 1961 c 11 § 15.28.110. Prior: (i) 1947 c 73 § 13, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 2909-22, part. (ii) 1947 c 73 § 14; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 2909-23. (iii) 1947 c 73 § 15, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 2909-24, part. (iv) 1947 c 73 § 17, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 2909-26, part.]


Effective dates2002 c 313: See note following RCW 15.65.020.
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