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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 15. State Milk Commission
Chapter 20. Regulations for the Control and Supervision of Virginia's Milk Industry

2VAC15-20-110. Assessments.

A. All expenses necessary for the operation of the agency shall be met by assessments as provided for in Chapter 32 (§ 3.2-3200 et seq.) of Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia. Assessments shall be collected by the agency and deposited immediately in a designated state depository to the Treasurer of Virginia.

B. Assessments shall be made in the following manner:

1. Assessments shall be collected from all licensed general processing distributors, producer general distributors, and distributors in an amount as directed by the approving authority. Assessments shall not exceed five cents per hundredweight on all milk or cream (converted to terms of milk) handled by distributors and/or sold by producers and cooperative associations of producers. These assessments shall be the same per hundredweight on producers and distributors.

2. Within 15 days after the close of a delivery period, all licensed general processing distributors, producer general distributors, and distributors shall remit to the agency an amount equal to the total assessments levied for the delivery period, including both the assessment levied on distributors and producers and/or cooperative associations of producers. The amount of production assessment paid to the credit of producers or cooperative associations of producers by a distributor shall be credited against the amount payable to producers and/or cooperative associations of producers by said distributor.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-3204 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR475-02-02 § 11, eff. July 1, 1974; March 1, 1975; October 1, 1975; March 1, 1976; April 1, 1977; July 1, 1977; September 2, 1978; March 1, 1979; May 1, 1980; January 1, 1981; August 1, 1981; May 1, 1982; December 1, 1982; September 1, 1983; September 1, 1984; October 15, 1984; August 1, 1985; May 1, 1987; July 1, 1987; March 1, 1988; September 1, 1988; March 1, 1989; July 1, 1989, February 1, 1990; March 1, 1990; June 1, 1990; September 1, 1990; May 1, 1991; August 1, 1991; November 1, 1991; December 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 26, eff. October 15, 1997; Volume 25, Issue 10, eff. February 18, 2009.

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