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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OREGON SALMON COMMISSION

 

DIVISION 30

COMMISSION MAKE-UP, TERMS, QUALIFICATIONS,

TERM LIMITS, REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

646-030-0010

Number of Commissioners, Terms

The Oregon Salmon Commission will consist of nine commissioners appointed by the Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture for a term or four years or, if for a term following a prior term for that person, ending four years from the date of expiration of any prior term.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576
Hist.: OSC 1-2004, f. 1-15-04 cert. ef. 1-16-04

646-030-0020

Qualifications of Commissioners

(1) For purposes of this rule:

(a) A “producer” is a person growing or producing within this state or procuring within the state, its rivers or the offshore waters, but not the Columbia River, for commercial handling within the state, a commodity for market, or receiving a share thereof as landowner, landlord, tenant, sharecropper, boat skipper or otherwise. A producer must have paid the commission assessment on the commodity in each of the preceding three calendar years.

(b) A “handler” is any producer, processor, distributor or other person engaged in handling or marketing of or dealing in the commodity, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker or otherwise. A handler must have collected the commission assessment, if any, each of the preceding three calendar years.

(2) Members of the Salmon Commission will have the following qualifications, which will continue during the term of office of the member:

(a) One member of the commission 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 salmon;

(b) Six of the members will be producers;

(c) Two members will be handlers;

(3) In addition to the qualifications set forth in subsection (2) of this rule, at least one member(s) shall be from each of the following regions:

(a) Northern Oregon border to North of Cascade Head;

(b) Cascade Head to south of Florence;

(c) South of Florence to southern Oregon border.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604 & ORS 576.225
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604 & ORS 576
Hist.: OSC 1-2004, f. 1-15-04 cert. ef. 1-16-04; OSC 2-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-8-04; OSC 1-2014, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-14

646-030-0030

Removal of Commissioners

(1) The Director of the Department of Agriculture may remove a commissioner from office, and declare the position vacant for cause, including the following reason: Two unexcused absences, or other neglect of duty in office;

(2) The Commission may make a recommendation to the Director of the Department of Agriculture, or the Director may request a recommendation from the Commission on the removal of any commissioner.

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576
Hist.: OSC 1-2004, f. 1-15-04 cert. ef. 1-16-04

646-030-0040

Chair and Other Officers

Annually, at the last regular meeting of the Commission before the end of the fiscal year, the Commission 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 four Commissioners. If the Chair, Vice Chair, or Secretary/Treasurer ceases to be a Commissioner, the office will be vacant and a successor will be selected at the next regular meeting of the Commission. The Chair will preside over all meetings of the Commission. The Vice Chair or Secretary/Treasurer 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 576
Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576
Hist.: OSC 1-2004, f. 1-15-04 cert. ef. 1-16-04

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