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    Subdivision 1. Protection to grain. Railroad companies, warehouse operators, and millers
operating at the terminal points of this state shall furnish sufficient police protection at their
terminal yards and on their terminal tracks to securely protect all cars containing grain while in
their possession, shall prohibit and restrain all unauthorized persons from entering or loitering
in or about their respective railroad yards or tracks and from entering any cars of grain under
their control or removing grain from the cars, and shall employ and detail security guards as
necessary to carry out this section.
    Subd. 2. Violations and penalties. A railroad company, warehouse operator, or miller
operating at a terminal point of this state who fails to comply with this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor. An unauthorized person who removes grain from a car before the car is unloaded
or who sweeps or removes grain from a car after it is unloaded at a terminal point in this state,
is guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: (5058) RL s 2083; 1945 c 550 s 1; 1986 c 444; 1989 c 197 art 3 s 1