Section 2-8-5

Application of cattle owners' association for certification and approval to conduct referendum - Action by board on application.

Upon the filing with the State Board of Agriculture and Industries of an application by any nonprofit association of cattle owners as provided in Section 2-8-4, the said board shall within 30 days thereafter meet and consider the application. If it is shown by the applicant to the satisfaction of the board that the applicant is fairly representative of the cattle owners of this state and the board shall otherwise find and determine that such application is in conformity with the provisions and purposes of this article, the board shall certify such association as the duly delegated and authorized group or organization and shall likewise certify that such organization is duly authorized to conduct among the cattle owners of this state a referendum for the purpose set forth in its application which shall be consistent with the purposes of this article.

(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 280, p. 2320, §5.)