Every individual, partnership, or private corporation to whom any planting stock is supplied for planting on private land hereunder shall execute an agreement, upon a form approved by the attorney general, to comply with all the requirements of sections 89.35 to 89.39 and all conditions prescribed by the commissioner hereunder. Any party to such an agreement who shall violate any provision thereof shall, in addition to any other penalties that may be applicable, be liable to the state in a sum equal to three times the reasonable value of the trees affected by the violation at the time the same were shipped for planting; provided, that if such trees are sold or offered for sale for any purpose not herein authorized, such penalty shall be equal to three times the sale price. Such penalties shall be recoverable in a civil action brought in the name of the state by the attorney general.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes