Section 2-8-190

Legislative purpose and intent.

It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the public welfare that producers of cotton shall be authorized and encouraged to act jointly and in cooperation with handlers, dealers, purchasers and ginners of cotton, with the Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and with the State Board of Agriculture and Industries in promoting and stimulating by research, education, advertising and other methods, the increased and efficient production, distribution, use and sale of cotton and cotton products; and it is the intent and purpose of this article to authorize and provide a method and procedure for a promotional program for the cotton industry and the financing thereof pursuant to powers of the Legislature as authorized by Amendment No. 388 to the Constitution which expressly authorizes such activity.

(Acts 1981, No. 81-388, p. 586, §1.)