Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 22
AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
CHAPTER 12
POTATO COMMISSION
22-1211A.  Referendum of continuance of additional tax. As soon as possible after July 1, 1972, the commissioner of agriculture shall conduct a referendum among all eligible growers to determine whether or not the additional tax of one cent (1¢) shall be continued. An eligible grower for the purpose of the referendum shall be any grower engaged in the growing of five (5) or more acres of potatoes.
All provisions relating to the referendum shall be prescribed by and supervised by the commissioner of agriculture.
The commission shall pay the costs of the referendum.
The results of the referendum shall be declared by the commissioner of agriculture, and the results recorded in the office of the secretary of state.
If a majority of the eligible growers voting, who grow a majority of the hundredweight of potatoes grown by those voting in the referendum, or if two-thirds (2/3) of the eligible growers voting in the referendum, are in favor of continuance of the additional tax of one cent (1¢), the additional tax of one cent (1¢) shall be continued, but if the results of the referendum do not show the required majority or majorities, the additional tax of one cent (1¢) shall be discontinued immediately upon declaration of the results of the referendum by the commissioner of agriculture. If the additional tax of one cent (1¢) is discontinued, the tax of two and one-fourth cents (2 1/4¢) shall continue in full force and effect.

History:
[I.C., sec. 22-1211A, as added by 1972, ch. 399, sec. 3, p. 1160.]


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