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WAC 16-305-252

Category 2 seed distributor violations.

Category 2 violations are violations involving the manufacture, supply, processing, or distribution of viable industrial hemp seed by industrial hemp seed distributor licensees and prohibited practices between an industrial hemp seed distributor and grower or processor. Any industrial hemp seed in the possession of a licensed distributor that is not certified seed is subject to a destruction order, regardless of whether any other penalty is assessed. The department will not issue a notice of correction prior to issuing a destruction order.
Violation Type
Penalty
Interstate transfer of viable hemp seed or propagules
Destruction of seed or propagules AND $15,000
Distributing noncertified seed
$5,000
Importing noncertified seed
Destruction of noncertified seed AND $1,000
Importing industrial hemp seed or propagules without a valid importer certificate
$500
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.120.030, 15.120.035 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 18-13-013, ยง 16-305-252, filed 6/7/18, effective 7/8/18.]
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