ORS 578.216¹
Authority of commission to adopt rules authorizing refunds
  • effect

(1) In addition to any refund permitted under ORS 578.211 (Levy and collection of assessment), the Oregon Wheat Commission may adopt rules that provide for the commission to refund all or part of an assessment on grain upon request of the person paying the assessment.

(2) If the commission adopts rules pursuant to subsection (1) of this section that provide for a refund to be at least equal in amount to the portion of the assessment on grain that is used by the commission for advertising and product promotion:

(a) Plans and projects recommended by the commission are exempt from State Department of Agriculture review under ORS 578.025 (Department oversight of commission) (2); and

(b) The commission may vote to eliminate the public member position on the commission. [2003 c.604 §§77,78; 2009 c.193 §§15,16; 2011 c.181 §13; 2013 c.93 §14]

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.
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