Department of Agriculture,
Oregon Sheep Commission Chapter 644
Caption: To increase the wool assessment
rate by one half cent per pound effective January 1, 2011.
Order No.: SHEEP 1-2010(Temp)
Filed with Sec. of
Certified to be
Effective: 1-1-11 thru 3-31-11
Rules Amended: 644-010-0010
Subject: The temporary rule will implement the proposal adopted
by the Oregon Sheep Commission on Dec. 15, 2010, to increase the assessment on
the sale of wool sold through commercial channels by one-half cent in accordance
with ORS 576.325(f). The wool assessment will increase from $0.025 cents to
$0.03 cents per pound of wool in the grease basis for all Oregon sheep
producers effective January 1, 2011.
Rules Coordinator: Richard Kosesan—(503) 370-7024
(1) Any first purchaser shall deduct and
withhold an assessment of three cents ($.03) per pound from the price paid to
the producer thereof, after January 1, 2011, for all wool produced in Oregon.
(2) All casual sales of wool made by the
producer direct to the consumer and in an amount less than 200 pounds in any
calendar year shall be exempt from the assessment.
(3) Any person (including producers eligible
for exemption from assessment as casual sales) may donate to the Commission.
Such authorization may be made by so indicating and signing such donation on
the payment slips prepared by the first handler (who will include such
donations in the quarterly report).
Stat. Auth.: ORS 576
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576.304(2) & 576.325
Hist.: SC 2, f. 12-20-77, ef. 1-1-78; SC 1-1985, f. & ef.
11-20-85; SHEEP 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-04; SHEEP 1-2005, f. 12-15-05
cert. ef. 1-1-06; SHEEP 1-2006, f. 12-12-06, cert.ef. 1-1-07; SHEEP
1-2010(Temp), 12-15-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11 thru 3-31-11
Notes 1.) This online version of the OREGON BULLETIN is provided for convenience of reference and enhanced access. The official, record copy of this publication is contained in the original Administrative Orders and Rulemaking Notices filed with the Secretary of State, Archives Division. Discrepancies, if any, are satisfied in favor of the original versions. Use the OAR Revision Cumulative Index found in the Oregon Bulletin to access a numerical list of rulemaking actions after November 15, 2010.