§ 185C.1 Definitions
§ 185C.2 Petition for election
§ 185C.3 Establishment of corn promotion board
§ 185C.5 Notice of election
§ 185C.6 Number and election of directors
§ 185C.7 Terms of directors
§ 185C.8 Administration of elections for directors
§ 185C.9 Vacancies
§ 185C.10 Ex officio nonvoting members
§ 185C.11 Purposes and powers of the board
§ 185C.11A Financial assistance program
§ 185C.12 Officers
§ 185C.13 Powers and duties
§ 185C.14 Membership of board — compensation — meetings.
§ 185C.15 Term of promotional order — automatic extension.
§ 185C.16 Notice of referendum
§ 185C.17 Contents of notice
§ 185C.18 Counting
§ 185C.19 Effect
§ 185C.20 Producers only to vote
§ 185C.21 State assessment
§ 185C.22 State assessment on purchase invoice
§ 185C.23 Deduction of state assessment
§ 185C.24 Cancellation and suspension
§ 185C.25 Effective period of promotional order — termination.
§ 185C.25A Collection of federal assessment
§ 185C.26 Deposit of moneys — corn promotion fund.
§ 185C.27 Refund of assessment
§ 185C.28 Use of moneys — appropriation.
§ 185C.29 Remission of excess funds
§ 185C.30 Bond
§ 185C.31 Penalty
§ 185C.32 First purchaser information
§ 185C.33 Report
§ 185C.34 Not a state agency

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 185C

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Assessment: means a state or federal assessment. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Board: means the Iowa corn promotion board established by this chapter. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Bushel: means fifty-six pounds of corn by weight. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corn: means and includes all kinds of varieties of corn marketed or sold as corn by the producer but shall not include sweet corn or popcorn or seed corn. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Director: means a district elected director or a board elected director as provided in section 185C. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • District: means an official crop reporting district formed by the United States department of agriculture for use on January 1, 2013, and set out in the annual farm census published in that year by the department of agriculture and land stewardship. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Federal assessment: means a federal excise tax or other charge which is imposed for purposes related to market development. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • First purchaser: means a person, public or private corporation, governmental subdivision, association, cooperative, partnership, commercial buyer, dealer, or processor who purchases corn from a producer for the first time for any purpose except to feed it to the purchaser's livestock or to manufacture a product from the corn purchased for the purchaser's personal consumption. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Livestock: includes but is not limited to an animal classified as an ostrich, rhea, or emu. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Market development: means to engage in research and educational programs directed toward better and more efficient utilization of corn; to provide methods and means, including but not limited to, public relations and other promotion techniques for the maintenance of present markets; to provide for the development of new or larger domestic and foreign markets; and to provide for the prevention, modification, or elimination of trade barriers which obstruct the free flow of corn. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Marketed in this state: refers to a sale of corn to a first purchaser who is a resident of or doing business in this state where actual delivery of the corn occurs in this state. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Marketing year: means the twelve-month period beginning the first day of September and ending on the following thirty-first day of August. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Producer: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, or association engaged in this state in the business of producing and marketing in their name at least two hundred fifty bushels of corn in the previous marketing year. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Promotional order: means an order pursuant to this chapter which provides for the administration of this chapter and provides for a state assessment necessary to provide for its administration. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Qualified financial institution: means a bank or credit union as defined in section 12C. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of agriculture. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • State assessment: means a state excise tax on each bushel of corn marketed in this state which is imposed as part of a promotional order to administer this chapter. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1