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§ 10-101. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandAgriculture

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Agriculture
Title 10. Promotion and Identification of Agricultural Products
Subtitle 1. Promotion of Use and Sale of Agricultural Commodity
MD Code, Agriculture, § 10-101
§ 10-101. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Agricultural commodity
(b) “Agricultural commodity” means livestock, poultry, field crops, including nursery stock, bulbs, and flowers; and other agricultural products having a domestic or foreign market.
Certified agency
(c) “Certified agency” means any association, board, council, or other entity authorized by the Secretary to conduct a referendum under this section among the persons qualifying as voters.
Voter
(d) “Voter”, with respect to a referendum on the question of an annual assessment on a particular agricultural commodity, means any person engaged in the production of the commodity, and includes the owner of the farm on which the commodity is produced, tenants, and sharecroppers.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 6, § 1.
Formerly Art. 66C, §§ 83A, 83F, 83J.
MD Code, Agriculture, § 10-101, MD AGRIC § 10-101
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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