A. The Corn Board shall have charge of the management and expenditure of the Virginia Corn Fund established in the state treasury.

Terms Used In Virginia Code 3.2-1404

  • Board: means the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Virginia Code 3.2-100
  • Corn: means all corn sold except sugar corn, popcorn, and ornamental corn. See Virginia Code 2.2-2524
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands. See Virginia Code 2.2-1138

B. The Corn Board may expend funds to provide for programs of market development, education, publicity, research, and the promotion of the sale and use of corn; to manage the funds so as to accumulate a reserve for contingencies; to establish an office and employ such technical, professional, and other assistants as may be required; and to contract for market development, publicity, research, advertising, and other promotional services.

C. The Corn Board may establish an executive committee and charge it with such powers, duties, and functions as is deemed proper.

D. The Corn Board may enter into an agreement with the Federal Commodity Credit Corporation to collect the specified assessment on all corn pledged as collateral for a commodity credit corporation price support loan or purchase by the Federal Commodity Credit Corporation under its loan or purchase programs.

E. The chairman of the Corn Board shall make an annual report to the Corn Board, including a statement of the total receipts and disbursements for the year, and shall file a copy of the report with the Commissioner.

1980, c. 395, § 3.1-1043; 1985, c. 448; 1987, c. 476; 2008, c. 860.