§ 15.24.010 Definitions.
§ 15.24.015 Commission — Purpose.
§ 15.24.020 Commission created — Generally.
§ 15.24.030 Members — Appointment — Terms — District representation — Meetings.
§ 15.24.035 Members — Appointments by director — Meeting to nominate candidates — Advisory ballot.
§ 15.24.045 Members — Removal from commission — Process.
§ 15.24.050 Vacancies — Quorum — Compensation — Travel expenses.
§ 15.24.065 Plans, programs, and projects — Approval by director.
§ 15.24.070 Powers and duties — Agency of state government.
§ 15.24.073 Rule-making proceedings — Exemptions.
§ 15.24.080 Research, advertising, and educational campaign — Beneficial purposes.
§ 15.24.090 Assessment — Modification process — Referendum.
§ 15.24.100 Procedure for eliminating assessment.
§ 15.24.110 Collection of assessments — Rule-making authority — Assessment imposed under RCW 15.26.120.
§ 15.24.120 Records kept by dealers, handlers, processors.
§ 15.24.130 Returns rendered by dealers, handlers, processors.
§ 15.24.140 Right to inspect.
§ 15.24.150 Treasurer — Bond — Duties — Funds.
§ 15.24.160 Promotional plans — Purpose — Authority of commission — Limitation on liability.
§ 15.24.180 Enforcement.
§ 15.24.190 Claims enforceable against commission assets — Nonliability of other persons and entities — Exception — Application of chapter 4.92 RCW.
§ 15.24.200 Penalties.
§ 15.24.210 Prosecutions.
§ 15.24.215 Funding staff support — Rules.
§ 15.24.900 Purpose of chapter — Regulation of apples and apple products — Existing comprehensive scheme — Applicable laws.
§ 15.24.910 Liberal construction.

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 15.24

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Commission: means the Washington apple commission;
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  • 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.
  • Dealer: means any person who handles, ships, buys, or sells apples, or who acts as sales or purchasing agent, broker, or factor of apples;
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  • 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 the department of agriculture or his or her duly authorized representative;
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  • Director: means the director of agriculture. See Washington Code 15.04.010
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executive officer: includes , but is not limited to, the principal management executive, sales manager, general manager, or other executive employee of similar responsibility and authority;
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  • 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.
  • Fresh apples: means all apples other than processing apples;
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  • Grower: means a person engaged in the business of producing apples for market in commercial quantities, whether as an individual, corporation, firm, limited liability company, trust, association, partnership, society, or any other organization of individuals;
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  • Handler: means any person who ships or initiates a shipping operation, whether for himself, herself, or for another;
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  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.