80-11-511. Duties of commodity advisory committees. (1) Each commodity advisory committee created in 80-11-510 shall advise the department regarding:
(a) policies and procedures to be followed by the department when administering a commodity research and market development program associated with each respective advisory committee;
(b) adoption of rules implementing and administering respective commodity research and market development programs;
(c) annual assessments on agricultural commodities associated with a respective research and market development program;
(d) assessment collection and enforcement procedures to be followed with each respective research and market development program; and
(e) the awarding of research and marketing contracts.
(2) None of the powers or duties provided for in this part permit participation in state or federal political action by an advisory committee.