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6 LONG TITLE
7 General Description:
8 This bill eliminates the option to request a transfer of the assessment for dairy products
9 to the National Dairy Board.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . eliminates the option to request a transfer of the assessment for dairy products to the
13 National Dairy Board.
14 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 4-22-7, as last amended by Chapter 301, Laws of Utah 1999
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 4-22-7 is amended to read:
24 4-22-7. Assessment imposed on sale of milk or cream produced, sold, or
25 contracted for sale in state -- Time of assessment -- Collection by dealer or
26 producer-handler -- Penalty for delinquent payment or collection -- Statement to be given
27 to producer.
28 (1) An assessment of ten cents is imposed upon each 100 pounds of milk or cream
29 produced and sold, or contracted for sale, through commercial channels in this state.
30 (2) The assessment shall be:
31 (a) based upon daily or monthly settlements; and
32 (b) due at a time set by the commission, which may not be later than the last day of the
33 month next succeeding the month of sale.
34 (3) (a) The assessment shall be:
35 (i) assessed against the producer at the time the milk or milk fat is delivered for sale;
36 (ii) deducted from the sales price; and
37 (iii) collected by the dealer or producer-handler.
38 (b) The proceeds of the assessment shall be paid directly to the commission who shall
39 issue a receipt to the dealer or producer-handler.
40 (c) If a dealer or producer-handler fails to remit the proceeds of the assessment or
41 deduct the assessment on time, a penalty equal to 10% of the amount due shall be added to the
43 (4) (a) At the time of payment of the assessment, the dealer or producer-handler shall
44 deliver a statement to the producer calculating the assessment.
45 (b) The commission may require other relevant information to be included in the
54 Act of 1983, Pub. L. No. 98-180, 97 Stat. 1128 (1150.152), is abolished, a producer who
55 objects to payment of the assessment imposed under this section, may, by January 31, submit a
56 written request to the commission for a refund of the amount of the assessment the producer
57 paid during the previous year.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-19-05 3:56 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.