Within 15 days
after receiving the department's written recommendation, the commissioner will
issue a final decision to accept or reject the applicant as a qualified
regional seafood development association. The commissioner's determination
whether the applicant has met the qualification criteria set out in
44.33.065(a)(1) - (4)
will be based upon the
(1) department's written
timely written objection, if any, to the department's written recommendation;
(3) information submitted by
the applicant through the application process.
(b) The commissioner's decision is final for
purposes of judicial review.
Once the commissioner makes the determination, and if the determination rejects
the applicant as a qualified regional seafood development association, the
department will begin review of the next complete application for