2015 ORS 576.066¹
Department oversight of commodity commissions
  • rules

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall:

(a) Monitor the practices or methods used or proposed for use by any commodity commission in carrying out the goals and needs disclosed by the budget of the commission;

(b) Promote cooperation among the several commissions, the Oregon Beef Council and the Oregon Wheat Commission and assist in the interchange of information and experience among those entities;

(c) Carry out the assigned organizational procedures under ORS 576.051 (Definitions for ORS 576.051 to 576.455) to 576.455 (Moneys of abolished commission), including the appointment and removal of members of the commission;

(d) Review budgets submitted to the Director of Agriculture by a commodity commission under ORS 576.416 (Preparation of commission budget); and

(e) Adopt rules to carry out the provisions of ORS 576.051 (Definitions for ORS 576.051 to 576.455) to 576.455 (Moneys of abolished commission).

(2) The department shall review, and may approve or disapprove, plans and projects recommended by a commodity commission for commodity promotion, advertising and research and for the dissemination of consumer and commodity industry information. In reviewing plans and projects recommended by a commodity commission, the department shall consider whether the plan or project information is:

(a) Factual;

(b) Not disparaging to other commodities; and

(c) Consistent with the purposes of ORS 576.051 (Definitions for ORS 576.051 to 576.455) to 576.455 (Moneys of abolished commission). [Formerly 576.044; 2007 c.55 §1]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 576—Agricultural Marketing Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors576.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.