ORS 576.327¹
Exemptions from assessment
  • rules

(1) A commodity commission may, by rule, establish exemptions from assessment based on:

(a) Commodity quantities;

(b) Types of commodity sale; and

(c) Types of commodity producer.

(2) When adopting a rule for exemptions under subsection (1) of this section, a commission must consider:

(a) Laws and rules of the United States and other states relating to commodity commissions, boards and marketing orders;

(b) The practices, procedures and customs unique to the production, handling, processing and trading of a particular commodity and to the producers and growers of that commodity; and

(c) The cost of collecting the particular assessment and practical problems relating to collection.

(3) A producer or handler that is exempted from assessment, but required to submit reports to a commission, is subject to ORS 576.351 (Records of person required to pay or collect assessment). [2003 c.604 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 576—Agricultural Marketing Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­576.­html (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.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information