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A. A public meeting on the petition shall be held within sixty days after the department receives the petition.
B. Notice shall be sent to all affected persons on the department list and interested parties five to thirty days before the date of the public meeting. The notice shall state the time, date and place of the public meeting, the territory and commodity affected by the proposed marketing order and that the department will receive evidence and testimony concerning the department list and the proposed marketing order.
C. The director, or the director's designee, shall conduct the public meeting and shall receive evidence and testimony concerning the proposed marketing order, the accuracy of the department list and the preferred method of voting on the proposed marketing order. The director or designee may receive evidence and testimony regarding the period of time required for filing written assents and any other relevant matters.
D. The department may hold more than one public meeting if the affected commodity is grown in more than one area of this state.