Chapter 15.26 RCW

TREE FRUIT RESEARCH ACT

Sections
Short title.
Purpose.
Definitions.
Tree fruit research commission createdMembership.
Qualifications of members.
Appointment of members.
Terms of members.
Vacancies.
Quorum.
CompensationTravel expenses.
Powers of commission.
Assessments leviedReferendum.
Assessment on cherries in excess of the fiscal growth factor under chapter 43.135 RCWWashington tree fruit research commission.
List of producers.
Increase in assessments by referendum.
Additional assessments for special projects.
Additional assessment.
Suspension of assessments.
Payment of assessments required before purchase, receipt or shipment of fruit.
Records of persons receiving fruit.
Return of dealers, handlers, and processorsFilingContents.
AssessmentsWhen due and payableCollection.
AssessmentsConstitute personal debt.
AssessmentsFailure to payCollection.
Disposition of moneys collectedTreasurer's bond.
Collection, administration, and disbursal of funds for industry service programs.
Nonliability of state, members, employees.
Collection of assessments for commission by apple commission and state fruit commission.
Legal costs and expenses to be borne by commission.
Funding staff supportRules.
Copies of commission's proceedings, records, acts as evidence.
Moneys collected retained by commission.
Contracts with public or private agencies to carry out chapter.
Certain records exempt from public disclosureExceptionsActions not prohibited by chapter.
ViolationsPenalty.
Chapter cumulative.