ORS 578.040¹
Qualifications of members

(1) The voting members of the Oregon Wheat Commission shall be selected and appointed because of their ability and disposition to serve the state’s interest and their knowledge of the state’s natural resources. Voting members other than the member of the public must be citizens residing in this state, who have been actually engaged in growing wheat in this state for at least five years.

(2) Three of the members shall be residents of and have farming operations in that part of the Columbia Basin comprising the following counties: Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco and Jefferson. One of the members shall be a resident of and have a farming operation in the territory comprised of the other counties lying east of the summit of the Cascade Mountains. One member shall be a resident of and have a farming operation in the territory lying west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains. [Amended by 2003 c.604 §92]

Note: The amendments to 578.040 (Qualifications of members) by section 93, chapter 604, Oregon Laws 2003, become operative January 2, 2010. See section 94, chapter 604, Oregon Laws 2003, as amended by section 8, chapter 55, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative on and after January 2, 2010, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

578.040 (Qualifications of members). (1) The voting members of the Oregon Wheat Commission shall be selected and appointed because of their ability and disposition to serve the state’s interest and their knowledge of the state’s natural resources. Voting members must be citizens residing in this state, who have been actually engaged in growing wheat in this state for at least five years.

(2) Three of the members shall be residents of and have farming operations in that part of the Columbia Basin comprising the following counties: Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, Sherman, Wasco and Jefferson. One of the members shall be a resident of and have a farming operation in the territory comprised of the other counties lying east of the summit of the Cascade Mountains. One member shall be a resident of and have a farming operation in the territory lying west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 578—Oregon Wheat Commission, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors578.­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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