Maine Revised Statutes

§2151. Creation and membership

The Seed Potato Board, established by Title 5, section 12004-H, subsection 5, is overseen by and is the responsibility of the Maine Potato Board, a public instrumentality of the State established in Title 36, section 4603. The Seed Potato Board, referred to in this chapter as "the seed board," consists of the commissioner and 8 members appointed in accordance with subsections 1 and 2. [2009, c. 379, §1 (RPR).]

1. Appointments by the commissioner.  The commissioner shall appoint 2 members to the seed board as follows:
A. A representative of the potato industry in a county other than Aroostook County; and [2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW).]
B. A person producing potatoes in Aroostook County primarily for processing. [2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Appointments by the Maine Potato Board.  The Maine Potato Board as established in Title 36, section 4603 shall appoint 6 members to the seed board representing the potato industry in Aroostook County, including:
A. One producing primarily tablestock potatoes; and [2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW).]
B. One producing potatoes primarily for processing. [2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 379, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1971, c. 594, §9 (RPR). 1983, c. 565, §3 (AMD). 1983, c. 812, §50 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §B45 (AMD). 2009, c. 379, §1 (RPR).