North Carolina General Statutes § 106-529 State Marketing Authority created; members and officers; commodity advisers; meetings and expenses

To secure these aims, there is hereby created an incorporated public agency of the State, to be known as the State Marketing Authority, hereinafter referred to as the "Authority." It shall consist of the members of the State Board of Agriculture, and the Commissioner of Agriculture shall be the chairman. They shall perform the duties and exercise the powers herein set out as a part of their official duties as members of the Board of Agriculture. The Governor shall appoint from time to time commodity advisers to plan with the Authority the programs undertaken in their respective communities. The Authority shall elect and prescribe the duties of a secretary-treasurer, who shall not be a member of the Authority. He shall give bond in such amount as the Authority shall determine in some reliable surety company doing business in North Carolina, and the Authority shall pay the premiums. The Authority shall meet in regular session annually at a fixed place and date, and shall meet in special session at such other times and places as the chairman may request. The members shall receive no salary, but shall receive actual expenses plus seven dollars ($7.00) per day for actual time spent in performing their duties. (1941, c. 39, s. 2.)

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