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H.B. 203 Enrolled
This bill adds the "Utah Pork Producer's Association" representative to the Agricultural
. adds the "Utah Pork Producer's Association" representative to the Agricultural
Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
Other Special Clauses:
Utah Code Sections Affected:
4-2-7, as last amended by Chapter 18, Laws of Utah 2000
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 4-2-7 is amended to read:
4-2-7. Agricultural Advisory Board created -- Composition -- Responsibility --
Terms of office -- Compensation.
(1) There is created the Agricultural Advisory Board composed of [
representing each of the following:
(a) Utah Farm Bureau Federation;
(b) Utah Farmers Union;
(c) Utah Cattlemen's Association;
(d) Utah Wool Growers' Association;
(e) Utah Dairymen's Association;
(f) Utah Pork Producer's Association;
(2) The Agricultural Advisory Board shall advise the commissioner regarding the
planning, implementation, and administration of the department's programs.
(3) (a) Except as required by Subsection (3)(c), members are appointed by the
commissioner to four-year terms of office.
(b) Representatives of the organizations cited in Subsections (1)(a) through (1)(h) shall
be appointed to the Agricultural Advisory Board by the commissioner from a list of nominees
submitted by each organization.
(c) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (3)(a), the commissioner shall, at the
time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
board members are staggered so that approximately half of the board is appointed every two
(d) Members may be removed at the discretion of the commissioner upon the request of
the group they represent.
(e) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
appointed for the unexpired term.
(4) The board shall elect one member to serve as chair of the Agricultural Advisory
Board for a term of one year.
(5) (a) The board shall meet four times annually, but may meet more often at the
discretion of the chair.
(b) Attendance of seven members at a duly called meeting constitutes a quorum for the
transaction of official business.
(6) (a) Members shall receive no compensation or benefits for their services, but may
receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the
rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
(b) Members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
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