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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, OREGON BEEF COUNCIL

 

DIVISION 30

COMMISSION MAKE-UP, TERMS, QUALIFICATIONS,
TERM LIMITS, REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

605-030-0010

Number of Commissioners, Terms

The Oregon Beef Council will consist of eight (8) commissioners appointed by the Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture for a term of three years or, if for a term following a prior term for that person, ending three years from the date of expiration of any prior term. In the case of an appointment to fill a vacancy, the appointee will serve the unexpired part of the term of that commissioner.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Hist.: BC 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-04

605-030-0020

Qualifications of Commissioners

(1) For purposes of this rule:

(a) A "beef producer" is a person who raises, breeds, or grows cattle or calves for beef production within the state.

(b) A "dairy producer" is a person engaged in the production, on a dairy farm, of fluid milk.

(c) A "handler" is a person actively engaged in the processing, slaughtering, handling or marketing of cattle.

(2) Members of the Oregon Beef Council will have the following qualifications, which will continue during the term of office of the member:

(a) Two members of the Council will be dairy producers;

(b) Three members of the Council will be beef producers;

(c) One member of the Council will be actively engaged in the business of feeding cattle and usually operating a feedlot;

(d) One member of the Council will be a handler;

(e) one member of the Council will be a member of the public with an active interest in the positive economic development, production and/or marketing of the commodity, but who is not associated with the production or handling of cattle or fluid milk.

(3) Each Commissioner, other than the public member, will:

(a) Be a citizen of the United States;

(b) Be a bona fide resident of Oregon;

(c) Have demonstrated through membership in organization(s) representing the production or business of the commodity, or through public service, an active interest in the development of the beef industry in Oregon;

(d) Have been, for at least five years, actively engaged in and derived a substantial portion of income from the type of production or business that the member will represent on the council.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Hist.: BC 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-04

605-030-0030

Removal of Commissioners

(1) The Director of the Department of Agriculture may, after a public hearing and after serving a copy of the charges against a member, remove any member of the Oregon Beef Council for:

(a) Inefficiency,

(b) Neglect of duty or

(c) Misconduct in office.

(2) The Director will have the member served with notice of the charges at least 10 days before the hearing. The notice will include the time and place of the hearing.

(3) At the hearing, the member will have the opportunity to be heard in person or represented by counsel and will be permitted to present evidence to answer the charges and explain the facts alleged against the member.

(4) In every case of removal, the Director will file with the office of the Secretary of State a complete statement of all charges, a record of the entire proceedings and the findings.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Hist.: BC 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-04

605-030-0040

Chair and Other Officers

Annually, at the last meeting of the Council of the fiscal year, the Council will elect from its members a Chair, a Vice Chair and a Secretary/Treasurer who will serve until their successors are elected and qualified. The Chair, Vice Chair or Secretary/Treasurer may resign as such or may be removed from that position by vote of a majority of all commissioners. If the Chair, Vice Chair or Secretary/Treasurer ceases to be a commissioner, the office will be vacant and a successor will be elected at the next regular meeting of the Council. The Chair will preside over all meetings of the Council. The Vice Chair will act in lieu of the Chair when the Chair is unable to perform the duties of the office of Chair or while the office is vacant.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 577
Hist.: BC 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-04

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