CHAPTER 423
GRADING AND MARKETING OF FARM PRODUCTS

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Sec. 22-37. License for buying poultry. Bond.
Sec. 22-39. Penalty for hindering commissioner.
Sec. 22-39f. Penalty.

PART I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

      Sec. 22-37. License for buying poultry. Bond. Section 22-37 is repealed, effective July 1, 2005.

      (1949 Rev., S. 3075; 1949, 1955, S. 1704d; 1959, P.A. 357, S. 1; 637, S. 2; 1961, P.A. 58; 67; 1967, P.A. 366; 1971, P.A. 870, S. 117; 872, S. 446, 448; P.A. 73-364, S. 1, 2; P.A. 76-436, S. 446, 681; P.A. 78-280, S. 5, 127; P.A. 85-139; P.A. 88-230, S. 1, 12; P.A. 90-98, S. 1, 2; P.A. 93-142, S. 4, 7, 8; P.A. 95-220, S. 4-6; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(e); P.A. 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 05-175, S. 24.)

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      Sec. 22-39. Penalty for hindering commissioner. Any person who obstructs or hinders the Commissioner of Agriculture or any of the commissioner's assistants in the performance of their duties under the provisions of sections 22-27 to 22-38, inclusive, shall be fined not less than ten dollars or more than one hundred dollars.

      (1949 Rev., S. 3068; 1959, P.A. 412, S. 6; 637, S. 2; 1961, P.A. 67; 1971, P.A. 872, S. 446, 448; P.A. 85-204, S. 8, 14; P.A. 99-110, S. 2; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(e); P.A. 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 05-288, S. 88.)

      History: 1959 acts made provisions applicable with respect to commissioner of consumer protection and replaced commissioner of agriculture with commissioner of agriculture, conservation and natural resources; 1961 act replaced commissioner of agriculture, conservation and natural resources with commissioner of agriculture and natural resources; 1971 act replaced commissioner of agriculture and natural resources with commissioner of agriculture; P.A. 85-204 inserted new Subsec. (a) authorizing the commissioner of agriculture to adopt regulations and designated prior provisions as Subsec. (b) and eliminated the reference to the commissioner of consumer protection; P.A. 99-110 deleted former Subsec. (a) which had required adoption of regulations regarding grading and marketing of farm products and removed Subsec. (b) designator; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 replaced Commissioner of Agriculture with Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 05-288 made a technical change, effective July 13, 2005.

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      Sec. 22-39f. Penalty. Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of sections 22-39a to 22-39e, inclusive, or who obstructs or hinders the Commissioner of Agriculture or the Commissioner of Consumer Protection or any of their authorized agents in the performance of their duties under the provisions of said sections, shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars or more than fifty dollars for the first offense and not less than one hundred dollars or more than two hundred dollars for each subsequent offense. In addition to such fine, the Commissioner of Agriculture is authorized to deny, suspend or revoke the license provided for in said sections issued to such person.

      (1963, P.A. 72, S. 6; 1971, P.A. 872, S. 446, 448; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 146(c), (e); P.A. 04-189, S. 1; P.A. 05-288, S. 89.)

      History: 1971 act replaced commissioner of agriculture and natural resources with commissioner of agriculture; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 replaced separate Commissioners of Agriculture and Consumer Protection with single Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective July 1, 2004; P.A. 04-189 repealed Sec. 146 of June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, thereby reversing the merger of the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, effective June 1, 2004; P.A. 05-288 made technical changes, effective July 13, 2005.

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