Section 76750. (Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1500, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §76750.
The duties of the council shall be advisory, except as to those duties which may be delegated to it by the director or as otherwise designated in this chapter. The council may, subject to the approval of the director, exercise any of the following powers which may be delegated to the council by the director:
(a)To recommend to the director administrative regulations which relate to the administration and enforcement of this chapter.
(b)To investigate all matters which affect the administration of this chapter, and to report violations of it to the director.
(c)To employ and, at its pleasure, discharge a manager and such clerical help and other employees as it deems necessary, and to prescribe their duties and powers and fix their compensation.
(d)To contract with, or employ, and at its pleasure, discharge any other persons that it deems necessary, and in the cases of such of them as it shall employ, to outline their powers and duties and fix their compensation.
(e)To establish offices and incur expenses incidental thereto.
(f)To make contracts and other agreements that may be proper to promote the sale of salmon and salmon products on either a local, state, national, or international basis.
(g)(1)To cooperate with any other local, state, or national commission, organization, or agency, whether voluntary or created by state or federal law, including, but not limited to, the Oregon Salmon Commission, the West Coast Fisheries Development Foundation, the Coastal Fisheries Foundation, and the National Fish and Seafood Promotion Council, which is engaged in work or activities similar to the work and activities of the council, and to recommend to the director the making of contracts and agreements with those organizations or agencies for carrying on joint programs of education, research, publicity, and advertising.
(2)To recommend to the director the making of contracts and agreements with other councils, commodity commissions, or producer organizations for joint programs of publicity and advertising where those products are compatible with the promotion of salmon and salmon products.
(3)In matters of research, to cooperate with organizations of recognized professional standing which are adequately equipped with facilities for the research which is contemplated.
(h)To recommend to the director the institution and promotion of scientific research to develop or discover, or both, the health, food, therapeutic, dietetic, and other uses of salmon.
(i)(1)To receive, invest, and disburse funds pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 76900).
(2)To allocate funds to agencies not specifically or solely engaged in carrying on research or promotion for salmon, if the council and the director are satisfied that those allocations will be beneficial to the California salmon fishery and will tend to effectuate the declared purposes of this chapter.