Section 2-8-150

Legislative purpose and intent.

It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the public welfare of the State of Alabama that owners or others in possession of hens for the production of eggs and egg products shall be authorized and encouraged to act jointly and in cooperation with handlers, dealers, processors or others who purchase hens and with the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and the State Board of Agriculture and Industries in promoting and stimulating, by research, education, advertising and other methods, the increased and more efficient and economical production, marketing and use of eggs and egg products. Accordingly, the intent and purpose of this article is to authorize and provide a method and procedure for a promotional program for the segment of the poultry industry in Alabama engaged in the production and sale of eggs and egg products and the financing thereof pursuant to authority of Amendment 214 to the Alabama Constitution of 1901.

(Acts 1963, No. 351, p. 844, §1.)