§ 15.115.010 Legislative declaration
§ 15.115.020 Regulations and restraints applicable to the wheat and barley industries
§ 15.115.030 Definitions
§ 15.115.040 Washington grain commission — Created — Members — Term of office
§ 15.115.050 Initial appointments to the Washington grain commission — Expiration of interim terms
§ 15.115.060 Producer members of the commission — Appointment — Nomination — Advisory ballot and advisory vote
§ 15.115.070 Industry representative member of the commission — Appointment
§ 15.115.080 Vacancy on the commission
§ 15.115.090 Removal of a commission member
§ 15.115.100 Membership in associations with similar objectives — Contracting with such associations
§ 15.115.110 Meetings — Proposed budget — Notice — Voting requirements
§ 15.115.120 Quorum requirements — Compensation — Travel expenses
§ 15.115.130 Transfer of powers, duties, assets, etc., to the Washington grain commission
§ 15.115.140 Powers and duties
§ 15.115.150 Director’s duties
§ 15.115.160 Rule-making proceedings
§ 15.115.170 Liquor produced from wheat or barley
§ 15.115.180 Promotional printing and literature — Contracts
§ 15.115.190 Handling, accounting, and disbursement of moneys
§ 15.115.200 Bond requirements
§ 15.115.210 Limitation of liability
§ 15.115.220 Copies of proceedings, records, and acts of the commission admissible in court as prima facie evidence of the truth of the statements contained therein
§ 15.115.230 Application of RCW 42.56.380 — Use of commercial information and records
§ 15.115.240 Commission shall reimburse department for certain costs — Funding of staff support
§ 15.115.250 Preparation of lists of producers and handlers of wheat and barley
§ 15.115.260 Annual assessments — Adjustments — Referendum — Temporary reduction — Limit on annual assessment
§ 15.115.270 Collection of assessment — Failure to pay assessment — Civil action — Venue
§ 15.115.280 Use of moneys received by the commission under this chapter
§ 15.115.290 Investment of funds of the commission
§ 15.115.300 Proof of eligibility to vote or hold a position on the commission — Records — Inspection by commission — Confidentiality of information — Limitation of section
§ 15.115.310 Penalties — Injunctions — Referring a violation to the county prosecutor — Jurisdiction

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 15.115

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Washington Code 15.04.010
  • Director: means the director of agriculture. See Washington Code 15.04.010
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, trust, association, cooperative, copartnership, society, any other organization of individuals, and any other business unit, device, or arrangement. See Washington Code 15.04.010
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.