Oregon Statutes - Chapter 576 - Agricultural Marketing Generally - Section 576.327 - Exemptions from assessment; rules.

(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]

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