Section 2-8-279

Majority vote required for approval of assessment; canvass of results; limitations on assessments.

If any referendum held under the provisions of this article a majority or more of the catfish producers eligible to participate and voting therein shall vote in the affirmative and in favor of the levying and collection of the assessment proposed in such referendum, then such assessment shall be levied and collected in the manner provided in this article. Following the referendum and within 10 days thereafter, the certified association shall canvass, tabulate and publicly declare and announce the results thereof. The amount of the assessment levied upon the sale of catfish feed bought, sold or manufactured in the State of Alabama shall not exceed $5.00 per ton.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-587, p. 961, §10.)