Regulating soft tree fruits—Commission created—Existing comprehensive scheme—Applicable laws.
Director appoints members—Nominations—Advisory vote.
Transition to director appointed commission.
Qualifications of voting members.
Appointment of voting members—Positions.
Terms of office.
Terms of present members.
Nominating meetings—Notice—Appointment—Ballots—Advisory vote—Eligible voters.
Establishment of subdistricts—Rules and regulations.
Vacancies on commission—How filled.
Compensation of members—Travel expenses.
Powers of commission.
Commission's plans, programs, and projects—Director's approval required.
Commission speaks for state—Director's oversight.
Duties of commission.
Copies of records as evidence.
State, personal, nonliability—Obligations limited by collections—Defense to certain civil or criminal actions.
District advisory and state commodity committees.
Annual assessment—Exemption—Brined sweet cherries assessable.
Research and advertising—Power to increase assessment.
Increase of assessment for specific fruit or classification—Procedure.
Deposit of funds—Treasurer's bond.
Use of funds—Contributions.
Records kept—Preservation—Inspection of.
Returns to commission.
Due date of assessments—Delinquent penalty.
Collection rules—Use of "stamps."
Responsibility for payment of assessments—Due upon receipt—Delinquencies—Civil action.
Publications by commission—Subscriptions.
Venue of actions—Jurisdiction of courts.
Duty to enforce.
Rules and regulations—Filing—Publication.
Authority to agents of commission to inspect.
Certain records exempt from public disclosure—Exceptions—Actions not prohibited by chapter.
Funding staff support—Rules.
Severability—2004 c 99.