ORS 571.515¹
State Christmas Tree Advisory Committee

(1) In order that there may be the closest contact between the State Department of Agriculture and the problems of the Christmas tree industry, there hereby is created a State Christmas Tree Advisory Committee, which shall consist of six members appointed by the Director of Agriculture. The director, as far as practicable, shall make appointments so that all areas of the state are represented on the committee.

(2) The term of each member shall be for three years, from the date of appointment. A member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies. Vacancies in office shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. An individual is not eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms as a member.

(3) The members of the committee are eligible for compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions), to be paid from funds provided by ORS 571.580 (Disposition and use of moneys received).

(4) The functions of the committee are to advise and counsel with the department in the administration of ORS 571.505 (Definitions for ORS 571.510 to 571.580) to 571.580 (Disposition and use of moneys received).

(5) 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 constitutes a quorum, and a majority vote of the quorum at any meeting constitutes an official act of the committee.

(6) At the first meeting in each year the committee shall select a chairperson. The Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, and the director of the State Department of Agriculture, or their representatives, shall be ex officio members without the right to vote. [1985 c.197 §3; 1995 c.79 §310; 2005 c.22 §389]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 571—Nurseries; Growers; Dealers; Christmas Tree Growers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors571.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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