Section 2-8-80

Legislative purpose and intent.

It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the public welfare that producers of soybeans shall be authorized and encouraged to act jointly and in cooperation with handlers, dealers and purchasers of soybeans and 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 soybeans and soybean 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 soybean industry and the financing thereof pursuant to powers conferred upon the Legislature by Amendment 315 to the Alabama Constitution of 1901.

(Acts 1971, No. 227, p. 523, §1.)