49-43-4.2. Public grain warehouse license--Penalty--Injunction--Civil fine.

No owner, lessee, or manager of a public grain warehouse may transact business as a public grain warehouse until a license has been issued by the commission. Any person who violates this section is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Each day that a person is in violation of this section is a separate offense.

The operation of a public grain warehouse, without a license, may be enjoined by the commission.

The commission may assess a civil fine against an unlicensed warehouse operator in the amount of five thousand dollars per day, up to a maximum of fifty thousand dollars.

Source: SL 2008, ch 249, § 8; SL 2022, ch 174, § 1.