49-45-26. Provision of requested records--Penalty--Civil fine.

A grain buyer, the owner, manager, or chief executive officer of a grain buyer, or any other person in a managerial position, whether licensed or unlicensed, who or that purchases grain in this state, shall, within five working days of an inspector's request, provide to the inspector, at a licensed location within this state or at the offices of the commission, all books, accounts, and electronic records relating to the transactions of the grain buyer, either within or outside the state.

A willful violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

The commission may assess a civil fine in an amount not to exceed one thousand dollars for each day requested materials are withheld, up to a maximum of twenty thousand dollars per licensing period, as set forth in § 49-45-3.

Source: SL 2013, ch 238, § 18, eff. Apr. 1, 2013; SL 2022, ch 174, § 6.