Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 69
WAREHOUSES
CHAPTER 5
COMMODITY DEALER LAW
69-522.  Action on bond, certificate of deposit or irrevocable letter of credit by producers injured. Any producer injured by the breach of any obligation for which a bond, certificate of deposit or irrevocable letter of credit is written, under the provisions of section 69-506, Idaho Code, must petition the director to make demand upon the commodity dealer, certificate of deposit, irrevocable letter of credit or bond. The director may thereupon make demand for payment of such damages and in the event such damages are not promptly paid the director may commence an action to enforce payment of such damages. The liability of the bank on a certificate of deposit or irrevocable letter of credit, and the surety upon the bond required to be given by a commodity dealer as provided by section 69-506, Idaho Code, for any one (1) annual licensing period shall be limited to the amount specified in the bond, certificate of deposit, or irrevocable letter of credit and in case of recoveries had by two (2) or more producers for violation of the conditions of this chapter in excess of the amount of the bond, certificate of deposit, or irrevocable letter of credit, such recovery shall be prorated and the total recovery for any one (1) annual licensing period shall not exceed the amount of the bond, certificate of deposit, or irrevocable letter of credit. In the event the director sues and obtains a judgment against the commodity dealer and/or his surety or bank for payment of such damages under this chapter, he shall be entitled to recover a reasonable attorney’s fee.

History:
[69-522, added 1983, ch. 116, sec. 14, p. 257; am. 1990, ch. 184, sec. 9, p. 412; am. 2002, ch. 258, sec. 11, p. 755; am. 2003, ch. 149, sec. 4, p. 429.]


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