Oregon Statutes - Chapter 577 - Oregon Beef Council - Section 577.125 - Department oversight of council; rules.

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall:

(a) Monitor the practices or methods used or proposed for use by the Oregon Beef Council in carrying out the goals and needs disclosed by the budget of the council;

(b) Promote cooperation among the council, commodity commissions and the Oregon Wheat Commission and assist in the interchange of information and experience among those entities;

(c) Carry out the assigned organizational procedures under this chapter, including the appointment and removal of members of the council;

(d) Review budgets submitted to the Director of Agriculture by the council; and

(e) Adopt rules to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(2) The department shall review, and may approve or disapprove, plans and projects recommended by the council for beef promotion, advertising and research and for the dissemination of consumer and beef industry information. In reviewing plans and projects recommended by the council, the department shall consider whether the plan or project information is:

(a) Factual;

(b) Not disparaging to agricultural commodities; and

(c) Consistent with the purposes of this chapter. [2003 c.604 §55]

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