Section 2-8-9

Eligibility to vote in referendum; question to be voted on.

Any referendum conducted under the provisions of this article may be held on an area or statewide basis as may be determined by the certified association pursuant to rules and regulations adopted for the holding of such referendum. All owners of cattle in the area covered by the referendum who shall be subject to any assessments levied under the provisions of this article shall be entitled to vote in the referendum. In such referendum, individuals so eligible for participation therein shall vote upon the question of whether there shall be levied an assessment for a period of five years in an amount set forth in the call for such referendum, which amount shall not exceed the limitations prescribed by this article.

(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 280, p. 2320, §8; Acts 1981, No. 81-211, p. 265, §1.)