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§ 10-105. Referendum management and expenses

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, § 10-105
§ 10-105. Referendum management and expenses
Management
(a) The certified agency shall arrange and manage any referendum conducted under the provisions of this article and shall bear all expenses in connection with the referendum.
Public announcement
(b) Before calling and announcing a referendum, the certified agency shall determine and publicly announce through the public press at least 60 days before the date determined for the referendum:
(1) The date, hours, polling places, and rules and regulations for voting;
(2) The amount and basis of the assessment proposed to be collected;
(3) The method by which the authorized assessment shall be collected; and
(4) How the proceeds shall be administered and the general purposes to which they shall be applied.
Notice
(c) The agency also shall give direct written notice to every farm organization in the State and to the county agent in each county in which the agricultural commodity is grown.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 6, § 1. Amended by Acts 1974, c. 864, § 1; Acts 1993, c. 28, § 1.
Formerly Art. 66C, §§ 83H, 83-I, 83M.
MD Code, Agriculture, § 10-105, MD AGRIC § 10-105
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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