Or. Admin. R. 611-030-0020 - Qualifications of Commissioners

(1) For purposes of this rule:
(a) A "producer" is a person growing or producing within this state or procuring within the state, its rivers or the offshore waters, but not the Columbia River, for commercial handling within the state, a commodity for market, or receiving a share thereof as landowner, landlord, tenant, sharecropper, boat skipper or otherwise. A producer must have paid the commission assessment, if any, on the commodity in each of the preceding three calendar years.
(b) A "handler" is any producer, processor, distributor or other person engaged in handling or marketing of or dealing in the commodity, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker or otherwise. A handler must have collected the commission assessment, if any, each of the preceding three calendar years.
(2) Members of the Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission will have the following qualifications, which will continue during the term of office of the member:
(a) One member of the commission will be a member of the public with an active interest in the positive economic development, production and/or marketing of the commodity, but who is not associated with the production or handling of caneberries;
(b) A majority of the members will be producers;
(c) Two members will be handlers;
(d) All members who are not a handlers or the public member will be producers.


Or. Admin. R. 611-030-0020
ORBC 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-04

Stat. Auth.: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576.

Stats. Implemented: 2003 OL Ch. 604, ORS 576.

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