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Pesticide commission name change signed into law


Last updated 4/18/2023 at 9:20am

Washington State Senate

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs the pesticide bill sponsored by Sen. Nikki Torres, second from right into law..

PASCO - A bill changing the name and membership of the Commission on Pesticide Registration sponsored by a local lawmaker has been signed into law.

Senate Bill 5143, sponsored by Pasco Republican Sen. Nikki Torres, goes into effect July 23. It is her first bill to make it through the legislative process.

"I'm pleased that my first piece of legislation to become law is about serving our agricultural community," the freshman senator said. "Washington has a robust agricultural portfolio that includes more than 300 different commodities, and pest management is an important issue that impacts ev...

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