2011 ORS § 571.025¹
State Nursery Research and Regulatory Committee

(1) In order that there may be the closest contact between the State Department of Agriculture and the problems of the nursery industry, there hereby is created a State Nursery Research and Regulatory Committee which shall consist of seven members appointed by the Director of Agriculture. The director, as far as practicable, shall make appointments so that all segments of the nursery industry are represented on the committee.

(2) The term of each member shall be for three years, beginning on July 1 of the year of appointment. Vacancies in office shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. At the first meeting after July 1 in each year, the committee shall elect a chairperson.

(3) The functions of the committee shall be to advise and counsel with the department in the administration of ORS 564.040 (Department list of additional protected wildflowers), 564.991 (Penalties), 571.005 (Definitions for ORS 571.005 to 571.230) to 571.230 (Disposition and use of moneys received) and 571.991 (Penalties for ORS 571.005 to 571.230) and review the nursery inspection program.

(4) The committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson or the director of the State Department of Agriculture. A majority of the members present at any meeting shall constitute a quorum, and a majority vote of the quorum at any meeting shall constitute an official act of the committee. [1963 c.461 §3; 1967 c.208 §3; 1979 c.309 §1; 1993 c.683 §1]