(a) The secretary shall terminate the commission at the end of the then current marketing year if the
secretary finds that the termination of the commission is requested in writing, within a 90-day
period, by at least 51 percent of the eligible producers that sold or acquired at
least 51 percent of the total volume of timber.
(b) The producer originating the request shall file a written notice with the secretary in a manner that establishes the date the request is initiated. Any person may withdraw his or her name from the petition requesting the termination
prior to the time the request is presented to the secretary.
(c) The signatures to the petition requesting the termination need not all be appended
to one sheet of paper. Each producer signing the petition shall specify his or her place of business in
a manner that will enable the location to be readily ascertained.
(d) The petition shall bear a copy of the notice of intention to terminate the commission. Signatures shall be secured within the time limit specified in this section.
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