Each person who takes first delivery in this state of imported, untreated timber products on or after July 1, 1995, within one month after taking delivery of such products, shall pay to the State Department of Agriculture a timber products health program fee.
The department, by rule, shall establish a fee schedule as follows:
For wood chips, a fee of not more than 50 cents per bone dry ton.
For timber products in any form other than wood chips, not more than $5 per one thousand board feet.
All moneys received by the State Department of Agriculture from the timber products health program fee shall be paid into the State Treasury and credited to the Department of Agriculture Service Fund. All such moneys are appropriated continuously to the State Department of Agriculture to carry out the program required by ORS 570.705 (Legislative findings). [1995 c.450 §4]