Oregon Statutes - Chapter 561 - State Department of Agriculture - Section 561.760 - Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Review Committee.
(1) The Director of Agriculture, in consultation with the Superintendent of State Police, shall appoint an Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Review Committee consisting of not fewer than six members. The term of a member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the director.
(2) Members of the committee are not entitled to compensation, but in the discretion of the director may be reimbursed from funds available to the State Department of Agriculture for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by them in the performance of their official duties in the manner and amount provided in ORS 292.495.
(3) The members of the committee shall include at least one representative from each of the following:
(a) The Department of State Police.
(b) The State Department of Agriculture.
(c) Manufacturers of anhydrous ammonia fertilizers.
(d) The Oregon State University Extension Service.
(e) Retail distributors.
(f) Users who are growers of agricultural commodities.
(4) The committee:
(a) May review all relevant scientific and economic data on nontoxic dyes or other additives for anhydrous ammonia that are submitted for certification to the State Department of Agriculture under ORS 561.755.
(b) Shall, at a minimum, require the manufacturer of any product submitted under ORS 561.755 to provide sufficient scientifically valid data for each submitted nontoxic dye or other additive to allow the State Department of Agriculture to determine the dye’s or additive’s:
(A) Impact on crop yield;
(B) Specific food crop residue analysis; and
(C) Impact on the environment.
(c) May issue recommendations to the director regarding whether a nontoxic dye or other additive to anhydrous ammonia should be certified by the State Department of Agriculture under ORS 561.755. [2005 c.706 §21]
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