2015 ORS 576.225¹
Qualifications of members
  • changes in commission composition
  • rules

(1) A member of a commodity commission must, during the term of office of the member:

(a) Be a citizen of the United States.

(b) Be a bona fide resident of the state.

(c) Have an active interest in the positive development and economic growth of the commodity industry in Oregon.

(2) A producer member of a commission must have paid an assessment adopted by the commission, if any, on the commodity in each of the preceding three calendar years. A handler member of a commission must have collected an assessment adopted by the commission, if any, on the commodity in each of the preceding three calendar years.

(3) In addition to any other authority of a commodity commission to adopt rules under ORS 576.304 (Authority of commodity commissions), at any time following the initial appointment of all commissioners for a commodity commission under ORS 576.206 (Appointment of temporary members) (3), and subject to ORS 576.215 (Ex officio members of commission), the commission may amend the rules adopted by the temporary commission members under ORS 576.206 (Appointment of temporary members) (2) to change the number and geographic representation of the commissioners. Any rule amendment adopted under this subsection shall apply to commissioner appointments made by the Director of Agriculture after the effective date of the rule amendment. [1953 c.489 §13; 1957 c.447 §11; 2003 c.604 §33; 2013 c.90 §3]


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.