ORS 583.480¹
Qualifications to sign petition or vote in referendum
  • list of qualified producers

(1) The producers qualified to sign a petition, or to vote in any referendum under ORS 583.001 (Short title), 583.004 (Use of fees in enforcement of chapter), 583.021 (Exemption of certain producer-handlers), 583.028 (Application of audit, pooling, equalization and quota provisions) and 583.410 (Purpose) to 583.565 (Effect of termination of chapter), shall be all those producers shipping milk to the market area on a regular supply basis and who would or do receive or pay equalization in an existing market pool in a market area, or in a market pool if established in such market area.

(2) The State Department of Agriculture is authorized during business hours to review the books and records of handlers or producer-handlers to obtain a list of the producers qualified to sign petitions or to vote in referendums. [1963 c.442 §22(1),(5); 1977 c.307 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 583—Milk Marketing, Production and Distribution, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors583.­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.
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