(1) A commodity commission may, by rule, establish exemptions from assessment based on:
(a) Commodity quantities;
(b) Types of commodity sale; and
(c) Types of commodity producer.
(2) When adopting a rule for exemptions under subsection (1) of this section, a commission must consider:
(a) Laws and rules of the United States and other states relating to commodity commissions, boards and marketing orders;
(b) The practices, procedures and customs unique to the production, handling, processing and trading of a particular commodity and to the producers and growers of that commodity; and
(c) The cost of collecting the particular assessment and practical problems relating to collection.
(3) A producer or handler that is exempted from assessment, but required to submit reports to a commission, is subject to ORS 576.351. [2003 c.604 §9]Section: Previous 576.307 576.309 576.311 576.315 576.317 576.320 576.325 576.327 576.335 576.345 576.350 576.351 576.355 576.365 576.370 Next
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