(505 ILCS 145/10)
For the purpose of this Act, unless the context clearly
"Bushel" means 60 pounds of wheat by weight.
"Department" means the Department of Agriculture.
"Director" means the Director of Agriculture.
"Eligible voter" means one who is defined both as a person
and a producer in this program.
"First purchaser" means a person who resells wheat purchased from a
producer or offers for sale any
product produced from wheat for any purpose.
"Person" means a natural person, partnership, corporation, society,
association, representative, or other
"Producer" means a person who is actively engaged in the production
of wheat and who receives income
from the production of wheat, unless otherwise defined in wheat marketing
"Wheat" means and includes all kinds and varieties of wheat grown in
this State and marketed and sold as
wheat by the producer.
"Wheat development" means to engage in research and educational
programs directed toward improving
production and utilization of wheat, providing methods and means for
the maintenance of present markets, and
developing new and larger domestic and foreign markets.
"Wheat development board" means the board established under this Act
to administer a wheat development program.
"Wheat development program" means a program established under this
Act which prescribes procedures
for the development of markets for wheat and wheat products.
(Source: P.A. 90-377, eff. 8-14-97.)