Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 276
Stockyards, Grain and Produce Exchanges

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August 28, 2013

276.010. Stockyard deemed public market and subject to law.
276.020. Associations to operate public market--rights of members.
276.030. Unlawful to refuse membership to any applicant--subject to criminal
and civil laws.
276.040. Unlawful to discriminate.
276.050. Agreement limiting distribution of profits by members prohibited.
276.060. Attorney general to bring suit in cases of violation.
276.070. Violation may be enjoined.
276.080. When deemed guilty of a misdemeanor--subject to fine.
276.090. Grain exchange deemed public market and subject to law.
276.100. Organization may make and enforce bylaws and rules.
276.110. Unlawful to limit right to distribute profits--prima facie
evidence of discrimination.
276.120. Unlawful to refuse membership or delay granting same--circuit
court may compel issuance of membership, when.
276.130. Attorney general to bring suit--court may issue injunction.
276.140. Violation is cause for enjoining operation.
276.150. Violation a misdemeanor.
276.160. Poultry and egg exchanges deemed public markets and subject to law.
276.170. Organizations may make and enforce bylaws and rules.
276.180. Unlawful to limit the right to distribute profits--prima facie
evidence of discrimination.
276.190. Unlawful to refuse membership or delay granting same--circuit court
may compel issuance of membership--when.
276.200. Unlawful to discriminate.
276.210. Attorney general to bring suit--court may issue injunction.
276.220. Violation may be enjoined.
276.230. Violation a misdemeanor.
276.401. Title, and scope of the law--definitions.
276.403. Purpose and construction of law.
276.406. Director's powers and duties--rules and regulations, authority,
procedure--subpoenas--administrative hearings on liability
of sureties, review.
276.411. License required--administrative hearing for violation,
penalty--license application forms, renewal applications--penalty
for late renewal.
276.416. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
276.421. Financial statement to accompany application, how prepared--false
statement, penalty--minimum net worth and assets required.
276.423. Examination by department, when, fee--discrepancy reports,
contents--director may modify, suspend or revoke license,
276.426. Surety bond required--conditions--lack of, considered
violation--cancellation procedure, effect--items covered by bond,
not covered--distribution of bond proceeds by director,
procedure, appeal--surety, failure to pay, penalty--binders
effective, conditions, cancellation.
276.431. Provisions and rules relating to bonds to apply to certificates of
deposit--irrevocable letters of credit may be accepted,
conditions, demand by director, procedure--failure by bank to
pay, when, penalty--funds returned to bank, when.
276.436. Amount of bond--director to establish by rule--formula--minimum and
maximum--additional bond because of low net worth or other
circumstances--failure to maintain, effect.
276.441. Dealer may request use of minimum bond, procedure.
276.446. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 458 A merged with S.B. 356 A)
276.451. Examination of application, duties of director--issuance and
renewal of licenses--nontransferable--separate license for each
location--suspension or revocation, grounds, duties of director,
appeal, bond.
276.456. License to be displayed--certificate of license to be in each grain
transporting vehicle.
276.461. Dealer to pay for grain, when--failure to make payment on demand,
director's duties, grounds for modification, suspension or revocation
of license--demands, how made.
276.471. Records to be maintained by dealer--retention for inspection.
276.476. Auditors may be appointed--highway patrol to cooperate.
276.481. Inspection of premises and records--dealers may be required to
report--transporters to have proper records--director to
276.486. Injunctive relief may be sought--who to prosecute--director may
conduct investigations and hearings--attendance of witnesses.
276.491. Modification, suspension or revocation of license--licensee to be
notified of complaints--emergency temporary suspensions,
length--hearing required--appeal procedure--time for filing
claims, effect of failure to act within time.
276.496. Dealer to terminate all agreements upon expiration or revocation of
license--notices--director to prescribe procedure--business may
operate during periods of suspension--dealer to pay costs.
276.501. Insolvency, director may request ex parte order to be named trustee
and be given immediate possession--procedure--order,
contents--dealer may file response, when--hearing, when--notice,
duties of director--director not to operate business, liability
limited--recovery of expenses.
276.506. Fees.
276.511. Classification of dealers.
276.516. Dealers to issue scale tickets--contents--how filed--evidence of
holder's claim for payment.
276.521. Grain purchase contracts--form to be prescribed by director.
276.531. Nonresident licensee to designate resident agent--agent to
forward notices.
276.536. Penalties--attorney general and prosecutors may prosecute upon
276.541. Director not to be interested in grain buying.
276.546. State not guarantor.
276.551. Information confidential, exceptions.
276.556. Hearings, director to promulgate rules.
276.561. Formal notices may be eliminated, when--parties may resolve
276.566. Director may contract with other states regarding uniform
276.571. Licenses may be revoked or suspended because of actions in other
states, when, procedure.
276.576. Satisfaction of bonding requirements.
276.581. Bonds may be copayable to another state.
276.582. Signs to be posted stating licensing status of grain dealer,
requirements, violation, penalties--attorney general
may investigate violations, also for grain warehouses, when.
276.600. Short title.
276.606. Definitions.
276.611. Dealers to register with director.
276.615. Records to state veterinarian, when.
276.617. Livestock dealer law enforcement and administration fund,
created--use, investment of funds--fund not to lapse.
276.621. Violations of chapter.
276.626. Powers and duties of director--rules and regulations.
276.631. Director may investigate, purpose--hearing, procedures, subpoena
power, appeal--penalty, limitation.
276.641. Records, dealer to keep.
276.646. Director granted subpoena power--venue, where.
276.661. Director may petition for injunctive relief, how.

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