Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 102.164
Suspension or Termination of Marketing Agreement or License


(a)

The department shall suspend for a specified period or terminate the operation of a marketing agreement, a license, or a provision of a marketing agreement or license if the department finds:

(1)

following investigation, that the agreement, license, or provision obstructs or does not tend to effectuate the policy of this subchapter; or

(2)

that termination of the agreement, license, or provision is favored by a majority of the producers who, during a representative period determined by the department:

(A)

have been engaged in the production of the citrus fruit in the area covered by the agreement or license; and

(B)

produced more than 66-2/3 percent of the volume of the citrus fruit that was produced for market within the area of the state covered by this subchapter or was produced within the area of this state covered by this subchapter for market elsewhere.

(b)

Termination of a marketing agreement, a license, or a provision of a marketing agreement or license is effective only if announced on or before the end of the current marketing period specified in the agreement or license.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1272, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
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