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WAC 16-520-003

Director's order creating seed potato commission and making marketing order effective.

(1) Whereas, the director of agriculture of the state of Washington acting pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in him by the provisions of the Washington Agricultural Enabling Act, being chapter 15.66 RCW, issued on August 17, 1956, that certain marketing order entitled, "Marketing order for Washington seed potatoes providing for the creation of a Washington seed potato commission," for the written referendum assent of the affected producers in accordance with RCW 15.66.090 and,
(2) Whereas, the director of agriculture has found that more than fifty-one percent of the affected producers have replied to the written referendum within the time specified by the director and that said marketing order for Washington seed potatoes has been assented to in writing by more than sixty-five percent of the producers who produced more than fifty-one percent by volume of the said seed potatoes reported produced in the state of Washington during the past five years; said determination being based upon the official affected producer list of seed potato producers established by the director pursuant to the provisions of RCW 15.66.060, which list is now on file in the department; said affected producers being qualified to assent to said marketing order;
(3) Now therefore, I, Sverre N. Omdahl, director of the department of agriculture of the state of Washington, acting pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in me by said act, do hereby make effective the said act, do hereby make effective the said marketing order for Washington seed potatoes providing for the creation of a Washington seed potato commission, said order to be effective at 12:01 a.m. October 1, 1956.
[Order and Findings, issued 9/18/56.]
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