Maine Revised Statutes

§12004-H. Commodity or product protection and promotion boards

The primary responsibility for commodity or product protection and promotion boards is to protect natural resources and agricultural products produced in the State and promote the sales of these goods in the State and outside the State. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

The primary powers of these organizations may include the assessment and collection of industry taxes, quality control inspections, establishment of grades and classifications, advertising, the holding of hearings and the adoption of rules. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

This classification includes the following. [1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW).]

NAME OF ORGANIZATION RATE OF COMPENSATION STATUTORY REFERENCE

1. Agriculture Promotion Committee
[ 1995, c. 233, Pt. A, §1 (RP) .]
2. Commodity Marketing Committee
[ 1999, c. 668, §27 (RP) .]
3. Maine Dairy Promotion Board
[ 1995, c. 693, §1 (RP) .]
4. Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council
[ 1995, c. 693, §1 (RP) .]
5.   
Seed Potato Board Expenses Only 7 MRSA §2151
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
6. Maine Potato Quality Control Board
[ 2005, c. 294, §5 (RP) .]
7. Maine Potato Board
[ 1995, c. 502, Pt. C, §2 (RP) .]
8. Maine Sardine Council
[ 1993, c. 585, §2 (RP) .]
9. Maine Potato Marketing Committee
[ 1999, c. 668, §28 (RP) .]
10. Potato Marketing Improvement Committee
[ 2005, c. 335, §1 (RP) .]
10-A.   
Potato Marketing Improvement Fund Committee Expenses Only 7 MRSA §972-B
[ 2013, c. 403, §1 (NEW) .]
11. Maine Marketing Advisory Board
[ 1999, c. 668, §29 (RP) .]
12.   
University of Maine System Blueberry Advisory Committee Expenses Only 36 MRSA §4312
[ 1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW) .]
13. Maine Blueberry Commission
[ 1997, c. 511, §1 (RP) .]
13-A.   
Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine Expenses Only 36 MRSA §4312-C
[ 1997, c. 511, §2 (NEW) .]
14.   
Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative $55 Per Diem Plus Expenses 12 MRSA §6455
[ 2013, c. 309, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 786, §5 (NEW). 1989, c. 503, §§A21,22 (AMD). 1991, c. 376, §26 (AMD). 1991, c. 446, §C1 (AMD). 1991, c. 523, §1 (AMD). 1993, c. 585, §2 (AMD). 1995, c. 233, §A1 (AMD). 1995, c. 502, §C2 (AMD). 1995, c. 693, §1 (AMD). 1997, c. 511, §§1,2 (AMD). 1999, c. 668, §§27-29 (AMD). 2005, c. 294, §5 (AMD). 2005, c. 335, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 309, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 403, §1 (AMD).