Maine Revised Statutes

§2956-A. Dairy Industry Fund

1. Fund established; source.  The Dairy Industry Fund, referred to in this section as the "fund," is established. In addition to payments to the commission pursuant to section 2956, a dealer shall deduct 1¢ per hundredweight from amounts paid by the dealer to each Maine milk producer and pay that amount into the fund as a monthly payment.
[ 2001, c. 8, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Distributions from fund.  Notwithstanding section 2957, the commission shall make distributions from the fund to a statewide association that has been approved by the majority of dairy farmers in the State in amounts allocated from the fund for that purpose.
[ 2001, c. 8, §1 (NEW) .]
2001, c. 8, §1 (NEW).