ORS 578.025¹
Department oversight of commission
  • rules

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall:

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

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

(c) Carry out the assigned organizational procedures under this chapter, including providing input to the Director of Agriculture for carrying out the duties of the director regarding the appointment and removal of members of the commission;

(d) Review budgets submitted to the director by the commission; and

(e) Adopt rules to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(2) Except as provided in ORS 578.216 (Authority of commission to adopt rules authorizing refunds), the department shall review plans and projects recommended by the commission for the promotion of grain, and for advertising and research and the dissemination of consumer and industry information for grain. The department shall conduct the review to ensure that the plan or project information is:

(a) Factual;

(b) Not disparaging to commodities; and

(c) Consistent with the purposes of this chapter. [2003 c.604 §§82,83; 2009 c.193 §§3,4; 2011 c.181 §8; 2013 c.93 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 578—Oregon Wheat Commission, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors578.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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