Chapter 17.24 RCW

INSECT PESTS AND PLANT DISEASES

Sections
Purpose.
Definitions.
Regulation of plant, plant product, bee movement, and genetically engineered organisms.
Inspection and investigation.
Determination of origin.
Power to adopt quarantine measuresRules.
Introduction of plant pests, noxious weeds, or organisms affecting plant life.
Protection of privileged or confidential informationProcedureNoticeDeclaratory judgment.
Compliance agreements.
Prohibited acts.
Impound and disposition.
PenaltiesSecond and subsequent offenses.
Statewide survey and control activity.
Director's cooperation with other agencies.
Acquisition of lands, water supply, or other properties for quarantine locations.
Requested inspectionsFee for serviceDisbursements in lieu of fee.
PenaltiesCriminal and civil penalty.
ViolationsCosts of control.
Funds for technical and scientific services.
Determination of imminent danger of infestation of plant pests or plant diseasesEmergency measuresConditionsProcedures.
Indemnity contracts for damages resulting from prevention, control, or eradication measuresAuthorizedConditions.
Sudden oak death syndromeCoordinated response effort.
NOTES:
Horticultural pests and diseases: Chapter 15.08 RCW.