77.115.010  <<  77.115.030 >>   77.115.040

Consultation requiredAgreements for diagnostic field services authorizedRoster of biologists.

(1) The director shall consult regarding the disease inspection and control program established under RCW 77.115.010 with federal agencies and Indian tribes to assure protection of state, federal, and tribal aquatic resources and to protect private sector cultured aquatic products from disease that could originate from waters or facilities managed by those agencies.
(2) With regard to the program, the director may enter into contracts or interagency agreements for diagnostic field services with government agencies and institutions of higher education and private industry.
(3) The director shall provide for the creation and distribution of a roster of biologists having a specialty in the diagnosis or treatment of diseases of fish or shellfish. The director shall adopt rules specifying the qualifications which a person must have in order to be placed on the roster.
(4) The department must implement this section consistent with RCW 77.125.050.


Effective date1993 sp.s. c 2 ss 1-6, 8-59, and 61-79: See RCW 43.300.900.
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