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§ 1303. The Agricultural Development Advisory Committee

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 3 P.S. Agriculture

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 3 P.S. Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 18. Agricultural Development Act (Refs & Annos)
3 P.S. § 1303
§ 1303. The Agricultural Development Advisory Committee
(a) Establishment.--There is hereby created the Agricultural Development Advisory Committee.
(b) Composition.--The committee shall be composed of the following:
(1) The Secretary of Agriculture, who will serve as chairman.
(2) The chairmen of the Senate and House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committees or their respective designees.
(3) Six members to be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture as follows:
(i) one officer from a commercial lending institution experienced in agricultural financing;
(ii) three farmers;
(iii) one officer from a farm credit association; and
(iv) one agricultural economist.
A majority of the committee shall constitute a quorum. In appointing the three farmers to the committee, the Secretary of Agriculture may consider farmers recommended by the Statewide general farm organizations.
(c) Appointment, terms and vacancies.--The members of the committee initially appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture and any person appointed by the secretary to fill a vacancy shall serve until June 30, 1987.
(d) Staff services.--The Department of Agriculture shall provide staff services for carrying out the committee's powers and duties under this act, including liaison between the committee and lenders, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, and other agencies of the Commonwealth whose facilities and services may be useful to the committee in its work.
(e) Expenses of committee members.--The members of the committee shall be entitled to no compensation for their services as members, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for all necessary expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties as members of the committee.

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1984, July 2, P.L. 537, No. 108, § 3, imd. effective.
3 P.S. § 1303, PA ST 3 P.S. § 1303
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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