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WAC 16-390-030

Fruit and vegetable CWT fees.

The following inspection and certification services are charged fees based on the stated CWT fee, provided that if the applied CWT fee would result in a charge less than the applicable hourly fee under WAC 16-390-025 for the staff hours worked, the applicable hourly fee will be assessed.
(1) Effective January 1, 2015, the fee for federal-state grade and condition certification for all fresh and processing fruits, vegetables, and nuts, except in-state processing potatoes, is $0.175 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(2) Effective January 1, 2019, the fee for federal-state grade and condition certification for all fresh and processing fruits, vegetables, and nuts, except in-state processing potatoes, is $0.185 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(3) In-state processing potatoes are charged the following fees:
(a) Effective January 1, 2015, the fee to determine the percentage of potatoes meeting U.S. No. 1 or U.S. No. 2 fresh potato grades as listed in the United States Grades for Potatoes (U.S. Potato Standards) is $0.038 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(b) Effective January 1, 2019, the fee to establish a percentage of potatoes meeting U.S. No. 1 or U.S. No. 2 fresh potato grades as listed in the United States Grades for Potatoes (U.S. Potato Standards) is $0.043 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(c) Effective January 1, 2015, the fee to establish a percentage of dirt, rot, and green is $0.021 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(d) Effective January 1, 2019, the fee to determine the percentage of dirt, rot, and green is $0.023 per CWT or fraction thereof.
(e) Contracts may be negotiated with the potato processing industry for inspection services to meet specific inspection requests, but not for less than the equivalent hourly fee specified in WAC 16-390-025 for the staff hours worked.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, 15.17.150, 2016 c 229, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-18-035, § 16-390-030, filed 8/30/16, effective 9/30/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.140(2), 15.17.040 [15.17.030], chapters 17.24 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 14-24-086, § 16-390-030, 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, § 16-390-030, filed 9/12/12, effective 10/13/12. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17, 34.05 RCW, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25 § 309(2). WSR 05-12-054, § 16-390-030, filed 5/26/05, effective 6/26/05. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17, 34.05 RCW, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. WSR 04-11-078, § 16-390-030, filed 5/18/04, effective 6/18/04.]
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