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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 20. PROCESSORS, STORERS, DEALERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS [54001 - 57700]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Cooperative Bargaining Associations [54401 - 54463]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 3. Annual Report [54442 - 54447]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 613, Sec. 2. )

54442.
  

(a) To aid in preparation of the report required under this chapter, the secretary shall establish an advisory committee consisting of the following persons:

(1) Six representatives of cooperative bargaining associations from names submitted by cooperative bargaining associations, two of whom shall be appointed by the Governor, two of whom shall be appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly, and two of whom shall be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules.

(2) Six representatives of processors from names submitted by processors, two of whom shall be appointed by the Governor, two of whom shall be appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly, and two of whom shall be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules.

(b) The members of the advisory committee shall be reimbursed for travel expenses pursuant to the rules and regulations adopted by the Director of Human Resources pursuant to Section 19820 of the Government Code for attendance at a meeting approved by the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 27. (SB 1308) Effective January 1, 2013.)

54443.
  

The advisory committee shall study and report on all of the following issues:

(a) Unfair trade practices.

(b) Licensing.

(c) Funding.

(d) Investigation and hearing procedures.

(e) The need for a mechanism to resolve bargaining disputes.

(f) Any other issues relating to this chapter.

(g) Any recommended changes to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 613, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2006.)

54444.
  

The advisory committee shall meet not less than once annually.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 613, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2006.)

54445.
  

The advisory committee shall prepare and transmit a report to the secretary at a time fixed by the secretary so as to meet his or her obligation under this article.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 613, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2006.)

54447.
  

This article shall be construed as a continuation of former Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Division 20.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 613, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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