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Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 312-H.F.No. 1445 An act relating to agriculture; making technical changes in the seed and dairy inspection laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, sections 21.89, subdivisions 2 and 4; and 32.103. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 21.89, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [PERMITS; ISSUANCE
,AND REVOCATION.] The commissioner shall issue a permit to the initial labeler of agricultural, vegetable, or flower seeds which are offeredsold for saleuse in Minnesota and which conform to and are labeled under sections 21.80 to 21.92. The person shall furnish to the commissioner an itemized statement of all seeds sold in Minnesota for the periods established by the commissioner. This statement shall be delivered, along with the payment of the fee, to the commissioner no later than 30 days after the end of each reporting period. Any person holding a permit shall show as part of the analysis labels or invoices on all agricultural, vegetable, flower, tree or shrub seeds all information the commissioner requires. The commissioner may revoke any permit in the event of failure to comply with applicable laws and rules. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 21.89, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. [EXEMPTIONS.] A person who labels for saleAn initial labeler who sells for use in Minnesota agricultural, vegetable, or flower seeds must have a seed fee permit unless: (a) The person labels and sells less than 50,000 pounds of agricultural seed in Minnesota each calendar year. If more than 50,000 pounds are labeled and sold in Minnesota by any person, the person must have a seed fee permit and pay fees on all seed sold. A person who labels and sells grass seeds and mixtures of grass seeds intended for lawn or turf purposes is not exempted from having a permit and paying seed fees on all seeds in this category sold in Minnesota; or (b) the agricultural, vegetable, or flower seeds are of the breeder or foundation seed classes of varieties developed by publicly financed research agencies intended for the purpose of increasing the quantity of seed available. Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 32.103, is amended to read: 32.103 [INSPECTION OF DAIRIES.] At such time as the commissioner may deem proper, the commissioner shall cause to be inspected all places where dairy products are made, stored, or served as food for pay, and all places where cows are kept by persons engaged in the sale of milk or cream, and shall require the correction of all insanitary conditions and practices found therein. EveryPhysical threat, refusal, or neglect to obey any lawful direction of the commissioner, or the commissioner's agent, given in carrying out the provisions of this section, shall be deemed a misdemeanor. Presented to the governor May 30, 1989 Signed by the governor June 1, 1989, 11:18 p.m.