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WAC 16-536-010

Definitions.

Definitions for terms used in this chapter are also found in chapter 15.65 RCW, Washington State Agricultural Commodity Boards Act. For the purpose of this marketing order:
"Act" means the Washington State Agricultural Commodity Boards Act, chapter 15.65 RCW.
"Affected area" means the state of Washington.
"Affected handler" means any person who acts as principal or agent or otherwise in processing, selling, marketing or distributing pulse crops not produced by him or her. "Handler" does not include a common carrier used to transport an agricultural commodity. "To handle" means to act as a handler.
"Affected producer" means any person who produces, or causes to be produced, in commercial quantities, pulse crops in the state of Washington.
"Affected unit" means one hundred pounds of pulse crops.
"Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)" means all kinds and varieties of dry chickpeas grown in the state of Washington: Provided, That it shall not include dry chickpeas used by the producers thereof on his or her premises for feed, seed, and personal consumption.
"Commercial quantity" means all the pulse crops produced for market in any calendar year by any producer.
"Department" means the department of agriculture of the state of Washington.
"Director" means the director of agriculture of the state of Washington or his or her duly appointed representative.
"Dry peas" means all kinds and varieties of dry peas grown in the state of Washington, including commercially grown wrinkled peas raised for seed: Provided, That it shall not include dry peas used by the producer thereof on his or her premises for feed, seed, and personal consumption: Provided further, That the inclusion of commercially grown wrinkled peas raised for seed will not become effective until approved by a referendum vote of the affected commercial wrinkled pea seed producers.
"Faba (fava) beans" means all kinds and varieties of dry faba beans grown in the state of Washington: Provided, That it shall not include faba beans used by the producers thereof on his or her premises for feed, seed, and personal consumption.
"Lentils" means all kinds and varieties of lentils grown in the state of Washington: Provided, That it shall not include lentils used by the producers thereof on his or her premises for feed, seed, and personal consumption.
"Lupine (lupin)" means all kinds and varieties of dry lupine grown in the state of Washington: Provided, That it shall not include lupine used by the producers thereof on his or her premises for feed, seed, and personal consumption.
"Marketing season" or "fiscal year" means the twelve-month period beginning with July 1 of any year and ending with the last day of June, both dates being inclusive.
"Person" means any individual, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trust, association, partnership, society, or any other organization of individuals or any unit or agency of local or state government.
"Producer-handler" means any person who acts both as a producer and as a handler with respect to pulse crops. A producer-handler shall be deemed to be a producer with respect to the pulse crops which he or she produces, and a handler with respect to the pulse crops which he or she handles, including those produced by himself or herself. "To produce" means to act as a producer. For purposes of the pulse crops marketing order, "producer" shall include bailees who contract to produce or grow any agricultural product on behalf of a bailor who retains title to the seed and its resulting agricultural product or the agricultural product delivered for further production or increase.
"Pulse crops" means the following commodities marketed in their "dry" condition: Dry peas, chickpeas/garbanzo beans, lentils, faba beans, and lupine as defined in this marketing order.
"Pulse crops commodity board" hereinafter referred to as "board" or "commission" means the dry pea and lentil commodity board formed under the provisions of WAC 16-536-020 and renamed the Washington pulse crops commission.
"Sell" includes offer for sale, expose for sale, have in possession for sale, exchange, barter or trade.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.65.047, 15.65.050, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-15-004, § 16-536-010, filed 7/7/16, effective 8/7/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.65.047 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 04-17-021, § 16-536-010, filed 8/9/04, effective 9/9/04. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.65 RCW. WSR 82-15-020 (Order 1768), § 16-536-010, filed 7/13/82; Marketing Order Article I § A, filed 3/26/65.]
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