AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
22-3710. Assessment. There is hereby levied upon all cherries grown annually in this state and all cherries packed as Idaho cherries an assessment of twenty dollars ($20.00) a ton. Provided, however, this section shall not apply to cherries shipped to a processing plant for processing, nor shall it apply to any person, dealer or grower who sells less than one thousand (1000) pounds of cherries in any marketing year. Provided, however, the exemption for shipment or sales to a processing plant for processing may be eliminated by a referendum mail ballot vote conducted by the commission among the cherry growers of this state, and provided further, the vote is approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the growers of fifty percent (50%) or more of the acreage represented in the voting. All moneys collected hereunder shall be expended to effectuate the purposes and object of this act.
[22-3710, added 1967, ch. 70, sec. 10, p. 157; am. 1998, ch. 122, sec. 2, p. 455.]