49-43-58. Commission access to central filing system--Memorandum of adjustments--Civil penalties. An independent provider shall allow the commission unrestricted access to the central filing system for electronic warehouse receipts maintained on behalf of warehouse operators licensed by the commission. The electronic warehouse receipt data shall be maintained for six years after cancellation of the receipts. Access shall be made available in a manner that allows interaction with commission warehouse examinations. Access shall be free of any charge or costs to the commission. The commission may exercise the power of subpoena and examine witnesses in accordance with chapter 1-26. An independent provider that refuses access to the independent provider's central filing system or hinders and delays the commission or any of its employees or agents in examining the books and accounts may be punished by a civil fine not to exceed two thousand dollars. In addition, the commission may revoke the ability of the independent provider to issue electronic warehouse receipts.
Upon completing an inspection, an inspector may issue a memorandum of adjustments. The commission may assess a civil fine in the amount of two hundred dollars a day for failure to comply with the memorandum of adjustments within thirty days. After thirty days, each day that the memorandum goes uncorrected may be considered a separate offense.
Source: SL 2012, ch 232, § 6.
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