Section 75654. (Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 69, Sec. 60.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §75654.
(a)The secretary shall terminate the commission at the end of the then current marketing year if the secretary finds that the termination of the commission is requested in writing, within a 90-day period, by at least 51 percent of the eligible producers that produce and market at least 51 percent of the total volume of apples.
(b)The person or persons originating the request shall file a written notice with the secretary in a manner that establishes the date the request is initiated. Any person may withdraw his or her name from the petition requesting the termination prior to the time the request is presented to the secretary.
(c)The signatures on the petition requesting the termination need not all be appended to one sheet of paper. Each person signing the petition shall specify his or her place of business in a manner that will enable the location to be readily ascertained.
(d)The petition shall bear a copy of the notice of intention to terminate the commission. Signatures shall be secured within the time limit specified in this section.