40-31 AMERICAN DAIRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH DAKOTA
AMERICAN DAIRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH DAKOTA
Definition of terms.
Association created--Producer and processor members--Nonvoting members.
Direction and supervision by department of agriculture--Independent functions
retained by Association.
Cooperative agreements to fund or conduct dairy promotion efforts.
Nomination, appointment and terms of producer members.
Nomination, appointment and terms of processor members.
Officers of association--Orders and rules--Bonds required.
Employment and compensation of other personnel.
Offices of Association--Expenses--Contracts and agreements.
Assessment on milk produced in state--Application.
Assessment collected by first dealer--Producers responsible for payment.
Record of milk handled by dealers and producers--Form--Report--Preservation--Inspection.
Monthly return of dairy products handled by dealer or producer.
Computation of assessment by association when monthly return not filed.
Payment of assessment computed by Association--Penalty and interest.
Recovery of tax, penalty, and interest--Tax collection remedies available.
Producer's application for refund of assessment--Approval by association.
Assessments paid into dairy association fund--Purposes for which used--Warrants.
Voluntary contributions to association.
Disbursement of association funds.
Expenses paid from and limited by dairy association fund.
Power to sue and be sued--Contract power.
Research activities of department.
Promotional and advertising activities of department.
Administration and enforcement of chapter--Necessary powers.
Record and account maintained by association.
Copies of records as prima facie evidence.
Annual report to Governor.
Report of violations to attorney general.
Severability of provisions.