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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.