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74-576. Powers and duties of the secretary of agriculture. In addition to the specific powers and duties conferred upon the secretary of agriculture by the laws of this state, the secretary is hereby authorized to:

(a) Make and enter into contracts and agreements necessary or incidental to the execution of the laws relating to the department of agriculture;

(b) charge and collect, by order, a fee necessary for the administration and processing of paper documents, including applications, registrations, permits, licenses, certifications, renewals, reports and remittance of fees that are necessary or incidental to the execution of the laws relating to the department of agriculture, when an electronic system for processing such documents exists. Such fee shall be in addition to any fee the secretary is authorized to charge by law and may be up to 6% of such applicable fee amount, but shall not exceed $50; and

(c) foster and promote the development and economic welfare of the agricultural industry of the state.

History: L. 1996, ch. 93, § 1; L. 2017, ch. 86, § 11; July 1.



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