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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OREGON RYEGRASS GROWERS SEED COMMISSION

 

DIVISION 10

REPORTING AND PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENT

 

657-010-0010

Definitions

(1) "Person" means any individual, corporation, association, partnership, or joint stock company.

(2) "Commission" means the Oregon Ryegrass Growers Seed Commission.

(3) "Casual Sale" means any sale or sales of ryegrass seed made by the producer direct to the consumer where the total accumulated sales during a calendar year is not more than 100 pounds.

(4) "First Purchaser" means any person who buys ryegrass seed from the producer in the first instance, or handler who received the ryegrass seed in the first instance from the producer for resale or processing.

(5) "Producer" means a person or other legal entity producing ryegrass seed in Oregon for market, whether as landowner, landlord, tenant, sharecropper, or otherwise.

(6) "Handler" means any producer, processor, or distributor or other person engaged in handling or marketing of or dealing in ryegrass seed, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker, or otherwise.

(7) Ryegrass Seed includes seed of all common or named varieties of annual and perennial ryegrass seed (bot.-Lolium multiflorum L., Lolium prenne L., plus all interspecific hybrids).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576.325 - ORS 576.365
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576.325 - ORS 576.365
Hist.: RG 3, f. 7-8-65, ef. 7-15-65

657-010-0015

Assessments

(1) Any first purchaser shall deduct and withhold an assessment of 12 cents ($.12) per cwt, clean seed basis, from the price paid to the producer thereof, for ryegrass seed grown in Oregon.

(2) All casual sales of ryegrass seed shall be exempt from the assessment.

(3) The assessment shall be levied only against any commodity or mixture which contains more than 50 percent ryegrass seed.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576.325 - 576.365
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576.325 - 576.365
Hist.: RG 3, f. 7-8-65, ef. 7-15-65; RG 4(Temp), f. 6-5-75, ef. 7-1-75 RG 5, f. 7-7-75, ef. 7-25-75 ; RG 1-1988, f. 6-17-88, cert. ef. 7-1-88; RG 2-1988, f. 10-19-88. cert. ef. 1-1-89; RG 1-1989, f. 6-21-89, cert. ef. 7-1-89; RG 2-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-9-91; RG 1-1992, f. 6-22-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; RG 2-1995, f. 9-14-95, cert. ef. 10-1-95; RG 1-1997, f. 6-11-97, cert. ef. 7-1-97; ORGC 1-1998, f. 6-11-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98; ORGC 1-1999, f. 8-19-99, cert. ef. 10-1-99; RGSC 2-2008, f. 6-4-08, cert. ef. 7-1-08

657-010-0020

Reports and Payment of Assessment Moneys

First purchasers and handlers must submit completed and signed assessment reports on commission approved forms or formats. Assessment reports shall include all purchases by or deliveries to a first purchaser or handler of Ryegrass seed. Quarterly assessment reports and assessments are due to the commission office and must be postmarked by the last day for the reporting month specified below. Quarterly assessments shall be reported as follows:

(1) January, February, March assessments postmarked by April 30th;

(2) April, May, June assessments postmarked by July 31st;

(3) July, August, September assessments postmarked by October 31st;

(4) October, November, December assessments postmarked by January 31st.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576
Hist.: RG 3, f. 7-8-65, ef. 7-15-65; RG 1-1983, f. 2-1-83, ef. 2-15-83; RGSC 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-01

657-010-0025

First Effective Date of Assessment

(1) The assessment to be withheld and paid by a first purchaser, as required by ORS Chapter 576 and OAR 657-010-0015(1), applies to and covers any sale made on and after July 15, 1965, by a producer to such first purchaser of ryegrass seed grown in Oregon, regardless of the time it was or is grown.

(2) "Sale" for the purpose of such law or regulation means the date that title to the ryegrass seed passes from the seller to the purchaser.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576
Hist.: RG 3, f. 7-8-65, ef. 7-15-65

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