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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OREGON CLOVER SEED COMMISSION

 

DIVISION 15

COMMISSION MAKE-UP, TERMS, QUALIFICATIONS,

TERM LIMITS, REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

664-015-0010

Number of Commissioners, Terms

The Oregon Clover Commission will consist of ten 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. No commissioner will serve for more than two full terms of office.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Hist.: OCC 1-2003, f. 12-12-03 cert. ef. 1-15-04

664-015-0020

Qualifications of Commissioners

(1) For purposes of this rule:

(a) "Producer" means 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) "Handler" means 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.

(c) "Commission" means the Oregon Clover Seed Commission.

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

(a) No more than one member of the Commission will be a member of the public with an active interest in the positive economic development, production and marketing of the commodity, but who is not associated with the production or handling of clover seed;

(b) A majority of the Commission members will be producers;

(c) No more than two Commission members will be a handlers, each employed by separate entity;

(d) All Commission members who are not a handler or the public member will be producers.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Hist.: OCC 1-2003, f. 12-12-03 cert. ef. 1-15-04

664-015-0030

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, but not limited to, the following reasons:

(a) Two unexcused absences, or other neglect of duty in office;

(b) Use of the Commission appointment for financial gain or to avoid financial detriment;

(c) Unauthorized use or disclosure of confidential information;

(d) Conduct in violation of Oregon government standards and practices laws;

(e) Misappropriation or misuse of commission funds;

(f) Failure to satisfy one or more qualifications for appointment.

(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.: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Stats. Implemented: ORS 576, 2003 OL Ch. 604
Hist.: OCC 1-2003, f. 12-12-03 cert. ef. 1-15-04

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