Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 69
WAREHOUSES
CHAPTER 5
COMMODITY DEALER LAW
69-502.  Definitions. As used in this chapter, except as otherwise specified:
(1)  "Agricultural commodity" means any grain, wheat, barley, oats, corn, rye, oilseeds, dry edible beans, peas, lentils and other leguminous seeds and feeds (not including minerals or seed crops) or any other commodity as determined by the director.
(2)  "Commodity dealer" or "dealer" means any person who solicits, contracts for, or obtains from an Idaho producer or producers, title, possession, or control of any agricultural commodity through his place of business located in the state of Idaho or through his place of business located outside the state of Idaho for the purpose of sale or resale or who buys, during any calendar year, at least ten thousand dollars ($10,000) worth of agricultural commodities from an Idaho producer or producers of the commodities. Commodity dealer or dealer shall not mean any person who purchases agricultural commodities for his own use as seed or feed within his own operation.
(3)  "Credit-sale contract" means a contract for the sale of an agricultural commodity pursuant to which the sale price is to be paid at a date subsequent to the delivery of the agricultural commodity to the buyer and includes, but is not limited to, those contracts commonly referred to as deferred payment contracts, deferred pricing contracts and price-later contracts.
(4)  "Department" means the department of agriculture of the state of Idaho.
(5)  "Director" means the director of the department of agriculture.
(6)  "Person" means any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company.
(7)  "Producer" means the owner, tenant or operator of land in this state who has an interest in the proceeds from the sale of agricultural commodities produced on that land. Producer does not include growers who sell their commodity to a facility in which they have a financial or management interest except members of a cooperative marketing association qualified under chapter 26, title 22, Idaho Code.
(8)  "Public warehouse" or "warehouse" or "warehouseman" means any elevator, mill, warehouse, subterminal commodity warehouse, public warehouse or other structure or facility in which agricultural commodities are received for storage, shipment, processing, reconditioning or handling.
(9)  "Revocation" means the permanent removal of a commodity dealer license following a hearing on violations of the provisions of this chapter by the hearing officer or director.
(10) "Suspension" means the temporary removal of a commodity dealer license by the department pending a hearing for violations of the provisions of this chapter. Correction of the violations prior to a hearing may result in the reinstatement of a license without a hearing.
(11) "Termination" means the expiration of a commodity dealer license due to failure to meet minimum licensing requirements, failure to renew a commodity dealer license or as requested by the licensee, unless a complaint has been filed against the licensee alleging a violation of any provision of this chapter.

History:
[69-502, added 1982, ch. 94, sec. 2, p. 177; am. 1983, ch. 116, sec. 1, p. 249; am. 1990, ch. 184, sec. 1, p. 407; am. 2002, ch. 258, sec. 1, p. 750.]


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