Subdivision 1. Requirement.
Before a person may: (1) manufacture a commercial feed in
the state; (2) distribute a commercial feed in or into the state; or (3) have the person's name
appear on the label of a commercial feed as guarantor, the person must have a commercial feed
license for each manufacturing or distributing facility. A person who makes only retail sales of
commercial feed, guaranteed by another, is not required to obtain a license.
Subd. 2. Application; fee; term.
A person who is required to have a commercial feed license
shall submit an application on a form provided or approved by the commissioner accompanied by
a fee of $25 paid to the commissioner for each location. A license is not transferable from one
person to another, from one ownership to another, or from one location to another. The license
year is the calendar year. A license expires on December 31 of the year for which it is issued,
except that a license is valid through January 31 of the next year or until the issuance of the
renewal license, whichever comes first, if the licensee has filed a renewal application with the
commissioner on or before December 31 of the year for which the current license was issued. Any
person who is required to have, but fails to obtain a license or a licensee who fails to comply with
license renewal requirements, shall pay a $50 late fee in addition to the license fee.
Subd. 3. Copies of labels.
The commissioner may request from a licensee copies of labels
and labeling in order to determine compliance with sections
Subd. 4. Denial; revocation; suspension; limits.
The commissioner may deny a license
to a person or suspend or revoke the license of a person who is not in compliance with sections
. The commissioner may impose conditions that limit production or distribution of
a particular commercial feed on the license of a person who is not in compliance with sections
. A license may not be made conditional, suspended, refused, or revoked unless the
applicant or licensee has been given an opportunity to be heard before the commissioner in order
to comply with the requirements of sections
History: 1997 c 216 s 46; 1Sp2005 c 1 art 1 s 57; 2007 c 45 art 1 s 35