Section 2-8-89

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

If in any referendum held under the provisions of this article a majority or more of the soybean producers who are eligible to participate and who actually vote 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 soybeans shall not exceed two cents per net bushel after deductions for foreign material on any soybeans sold by the producers thereof.

(Acts 1971, No. 227, p. 523, §10; Acts 1973, No. 1073, p. 1827; Acts 1984, No. 84-274, p. 460.)