2017 ORS 577.532¹
Mandatory expenditures from assessment moneys

Expenditures by the Oregon Beef Council of moneys received from the assessment levied under ORS 577.512 (Collection of federal assessment) (2) shall include, at a minimum, the following:

(1) An amount equal to 10 cents for each head of cattle assessed to be expended for funding selected research projects related to rangeland. The council shall make the research moneys available to Oregon State University, except that if the council determines that the university is unable to conduct the research, the council may select an alternative creditable institution. The council shall select the research projects after consultation with representatives of beef and dairy associations.

(2) An amount equal to 10 cents for each head of cattle assessed to be expended for funding selected research projects related to cattle production. The council shall make the research moneys available to Oregon State University, except that if the council determines that the university is unable to conduct the research, the council may select an alternative creditable institution. The council shall select the research projects after consultation with representatives of beef and dairy associations.

(3) An amount equal to 10 cents for each head of cattle assessed to be expended for funding projects to promote and project a positive image of beef and dairy producers and operations to the public. The projects may include, but need not be limited to, videos for television, brochures and printed reports. The council shall select the projects after consultation with representatives of beef and dairy associations. The council shall present the completed projects to the representatives for review prior to disseminating the projects to the public.

(4) An amount equal to 10 cents for each head of cattle assessed to be expended for carrying out council activities described in ORS 577.290 (Duties and powers of council) (1)(c).

(5) An amount equal to 10 cents for each head of cattle assessed, or the assessment amount remaining after deduction of the amounts described in subsections (1) to (4) of this section, whichever is less, to be expended by the council for administrative costs to carry out programs involving the projects or activities described in subsections (1) to (4) of this section. [2005 c.623 §1]

Note: 577.532 (Mandatory expenditures from assessment moneys) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 577 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 577—Oregon Beef Council, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors577.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.