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A. Before each marketing year begins, the council shall submit a proposed budget sufficient to carry out the purposes of this article. The budget is effective on approval by the council.
B. To provide monies to carry out the purposes of this article, the council shall assess a fee of up to five cents per hundred weight of grain sold through commercial channels.
C. The first purchaser shall collect and remit the fees to the council pursuant to the forms, procedures and periodic reports or returns as the council prescribes. The first purchaser shall remit the fees to the council on or before the tenth day of the month following collection of the fee or as prescribed by the council.
D. Paying the fee is the primary responsibility of the producer, except the liability is discharged if the fee is collected or withheld by the first purchaser.
E. The council shall prepare an annual report on its programs and activities and submit it to the governor.