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PDFWAC 16-390-005


"Certificate" means an official document issued by the director which reports certification results.
"Certificate of compliance" means a shipping document issued by the fruit and vegetable industry attesting that the identified fruits or vegetables are known to be in full compliance with provisions of chapter 15.17 RCW. The member of the fruit and vegetable industry issuing the certificate of compliance has the sole responsibility of fairly and accurately representing the quality and quantity of fruits and vegetables listed on the certificate of compliance.
"Certification" means the complete service performed by the director, from inspection through the issuance of any applicable documentation of the results of the inspection.
"Customer assisted inspection program (CAIP)" means a quality or condition inspection performed by industry using the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards with verification and oversight by the director.
"CWT" means a hundredweight, a unit of measure equaling one hundred pounds.
"Director" means the director of the department of agriculture or the director's designated representative. As used in this chapter, WSDA refers to the director unless the context states otherwise.
"Grade and condition certificate" means an official note sheet issued by the director confirming the results of an inspection.
"Hourly fee" means the fee charged for services based on the hours documented by each WSDA inspector providing the service. Hourly fees are charged based on increments of fifteen minutes, with time rounded up or down to the next fifteen minute interval as follows: Eight minutes into a quarter hour is rounded up to the full quarter hour. Less than eight minutes into a quarter hour is rounded down and not billed.
"Inspection" means the inspection by the director of any fruits or vegetables for the purpose of certification at any time prior to, during, or subsequent to harvest.
"Inspection service notification" means customer notification to the director of any request for inspection services.
"Lot" means, unless otherwise stated in this chapter, a distinct unit of fruits or vegetables.
"Minimum operating fund balance" or "MOFB" means six months of projected apple maggot survey program operating expenses. The factors that the department considers when setting the MOFB under WAC 16-390-230 include the projected program staff salary and benefits; costs of the program's goods and services, including transportation; costs associated with the department's administrative support of the program; and any additional costs associated with the program. In addition to expected future costs, the department may consider previously incurred operating expenses to estimate projected operating expenses.
"Regular business hours" means the hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific time Monday through Friday except state holidays.
"Shipping permit" means a shipping document issued by the director attesting that the fruits or vegetables are known to be in compliance with the provisions of chapter 15.17 RCW and this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 17.24.101 and 17.24.131. WSR 20-16-010, § 16-390-005, filed 7/23/20, effective 8/23/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.140(2), 15.17.040 [15.17.030], chapters 17.24 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 14-24-086, § 16-390-005, filed 12/1/14, effective 1/1/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.050, 2012 2nd sp.s. c 7, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 12-19-040, § 16-390-005, filed 9/12/12, effective 10/13/12. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17, 34.05 RCW, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. WSR 04-11-078, § 16-390-005, filed 5/18/04, effective 6/18/04.]
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