49-43-4.2. License to transact business as public grain warehouse required--Violation as misdemeanor--Injunction--Civil fine. No owner, lessee, or manager of any public grain warehouse may transact any business as a public grain warehouse until a license has been issued by the commission. Any person who does business as a public grain warehouse without a license is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Each day a person conducts the business of a public grain warehouse without a license is a separate offense. The operation of a public grain warehouse without a license may be enjoined by the commission. In addition, the commission may assess a civil fine against an unlicensed warehouse operator in the amount of one thousand dollars a day up to a maximum of twenty thousand dollars.