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WAC 244-12-030

Definition of terms.

For the purpose of this order:
(1) "Person" means any person, firm, association, or corporation.
(2) "Affected processor" means a person who processes hardwood logs of any species into (a) lumber, and/or construction timbers regardless of size, manufactured to standard specifications suitable for end product use including cut-up stock, (b) chips suitable for pulp, paper, or other uses, (c) plywood, (d) veneer, (e) commercial firewood. An "affected processor" also means any person who processes hardwood logs of any species by remanufacture into other lengths or diameters or reloads hardwood logs for shipment to destinations outside the state of Washington.
(3) "Hardwood industry" means the harvesting and manufacturing of hardwood materials or products in commercial quantities.
(4) "Washington hardwoods commission," hereinafter referred to as "commission," means the commission formed under the provisions of chapter 15.74 RCW.
(5) "Hardwood" means the wood of a deciduous, broad leaf flowering tree.
(6) "Fiscal year" means the twelve-month period beginning with January 1 of any year and ending with the last day of December following, both dates being inclusive.
(7) "Sell" includes offer for sale, expose for sale, have in possession for sale, exchange, barter, or trade.
(8) "Scribner log scale" means the log volume as shown in Official Rules of Log Scaling and Grading Bureaus.
(9) "Assessment" means the amount levied in favor of the commission.
(10) "Enhancement" means to increase the value and worth of the hardwood resource and the resulting hardwood products.
(11) "Protection" means to guard against loss or damage involved in the harvest of hardwood logs and in the production of hardwood products.
[Statutory Authority: 1991 c 67. WSR 91-14-055, ยง 244-12-030, filed 6/27/91, effective 7/1/91.]
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