Section 2-8-124

Application for certification and approval to conduct referendum - Action by board on application.

Upon the filing with the State Board of Agriculture and Industries of such application as is provided for in Section 2-8-123, on the part of any commission, council, board, other agency or association, the said board shall, within 30 days thereafter, meet and consider the application. If upon such consideration the said board shall find that the commission, council, board, other agency or association making such application is fairly representative of and has been duly chosen and delegated as representative of the growers producing such commodity, and the board shall otherwise find and determine that such application is in conformity with the provisions of this article and the purposes stated in this article, it shall be the duty of said board to certify such commission, council, board, other agency or association as the duly delegated and authorized group or organization representative of the commercial growers and producers of such agricultural commodity and to likewise certify that such organization is duly authorized to conduct among the growers and producers of such commodity a referendum for the purposes stated in this article.

(Acts 1957, No. 108, p. 142, §5.)