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2019 Statute


2-3603.Powers and duties of council. In the administration of this act, the council shall have the following duties, authorities and powers:

(a) To conduct a campaign of seed industry development, through research, education and information;

(b) to accept grants and donations;

(c) to sue and be sued;

(d) to enter into such contracts as may be necessary or advisable for the purpose of this act;

(e) to appoint an administrator who is knowledgeable about the seed industry and fix the compensation. With the approval of the council, the administrator may appoint such other personnel as is needed;

(f) to cooperate or contract with any local, state or national organization or agency, whether voluntary or created by the law of any state, or by national law, engaged in work or activities similar to the work and activities of the council, and to enter into contracts and agreements with such organizations or agencies for carrying on a joint campaign of research, education and promotion;

(g) to establish an office of the administrator at any place in this state the council may select;

(h) to adopt, rescind, modify and amend all necessary and proper orders, resolutions and rules for the procedure and exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties; and

(i) to approve an annual budget and establish a reserve. Each project budgeted and approved by the council shall include a stated objective and anticipated results. In the council's annual report to the industry, the council shall include those objectives and actual results.

History: L. 1998, ch. 88, § 3; July 1.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-07-07T12:02:15. Head Rev No: 560767(E)