49-43-11 Duty to receive grain--Exceptions--Violation as misdemeanor.
Duty to receive grain--Exceptions--Violation as misdemeanor.
The lessee, owner,
or manager of a public grain warehouse which has furnished a bond and received a public grain
warehouse license, shall receive for storage all grain offered for storage at the warehouse, which at
the time of the offer are in suitable condition for storage, and which are tendered in the usual course
of business. However, a warehouse operator may refuse to store grain if the capacity of the
warehouse is exhausted or for other good cause. If requested, a warehouse operator that refuses to
store grain shall provide the person requesting storage with the reason for the refusal in writing. The
written notice of refusal shall state that the person being refused storage may file a complaint with
the commission contesting the refusal. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Source: SDC 1939, § 60.0316; SL 1983, ch 15, § 163; SL 1985, ch 376, § 33; SL 1986, ch 397, § 5;
SL 2008, ch 249, § 17.