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Chapter 196

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  196.316.  License requirements — applications — kinds of licenses — fees — posting. — 1.  All persons engaged in buying, selling, trading or trafficking in, or processing eggs, except those listed in section 196.313, shall be required to be licensed under sections 196.311 to 196.361.  Such persons shall file an annual application for such license on forms to be prescribed by the director, and shall obtain an annual license for each separate place of business from the director.  The following types of licenses shall be issued:

  (1)  A "retailer's license" shall be required of any person defined as a retailer in section 196.311.  A holder of a retailer's license shall not, by virtue of such license, be permitted or authorized to buy eggs from any person other than a licensed dealer, and any retailer desiring to buy eggs from persons other than licensed dealers shall obtain a dealer's license in addition to a retailer's license.  Fees for such license shall not exceed one hundred dollars annually per license;

  (2)  A "dealer's license" shall be required of any person defined as a dealer in section 196.311.  A holder of a dealer's license shall not, by virtue of such license, be authorized or permitted to sell eggs to consumers, and any dealer desiring to sell eggs to consumers shall obtain a retailer's license in addition to a dealer's license.  Fees for such license shall not exceed one hundred seventy-five dollars annually per license;

  (3)  A "processor's license" shall be required of any person defined as a processor in section 196.311.  A holder of a processor's license shall not, by virtue of such license, be authorized or permitted to sell eggs in the shell to other persons, and any person desiring to sell eggs in the shell to other persons shall obtain a dealer's license in addition to a processor's license.  Fees for such license shall not exceed two hundred fifty dollars annually per license.

  2.  The director of agriculture shall have the authority to assess egg licensing fees to assist in defraying operating expenses.  A schedule of licensing fees shall be fixed by rule or regulation promulgated under chapter 536 by the director of the department of agriculture.

  3.  All licenses shall be conspicuously posted in the place of business to which it applies.  The license year shall be twelve months, or any fraction thereof, beginning July first and ending June thirtieth.

  4.  No license shall be transferable, but it may be moved from one place to another by the consent of the director.

  5.  All moneys received from license fees collected hereunder shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the agriculture protection fund created in section 261.200.

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(L. 1955 p. 701 § 196.335, A.L. 2010 S.B. 795, A.L. 2023 H.B. 202 merged with S.B. 138)


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