Qualified State Soybean Board Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 USCS § 6302 (Title 7, Agriculture, Chapter 92, Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information), the term "qualified State soybean board" means a State soybean promotion entity that is authorized by State law. If no such entity exists in a State, the term "qualified State soybean board" means "a soybean producer-governed entity--

(A) that is organized and operating within a State;

(B) that receives voluntary contributions and conducts soybean promotion, research, consumer information, or industry information programs; and

(C) that meets criteria established by the Board as approved by the Secretary relating to the qualifications of such entity to perform duties under the order and is recognized by the Board as the soybean promotion and research entity within the State.”