Chapter 16.65 RCW

PUBLIC LIVESTOCK MARKETS

Sections
Purpose.
Definitions.
Application of chapterExceptions.
Supervision of markets and special open consignment horse salesRulesInterference with director's duties.
Public livestock market licenseApplicationContentsFeePublic hearing.
LicenseRestrictionsFees.
Public livestock market licenseExpirationRenewalPenalty.
Special open consignment horse sale license requiredApplicationFeeWhere and when valid.
Public livestock marketOpen consignment horse saleConsignor's name.
Disposition of fees.
License to be posted.
Denial, suspension, revocation of licenseReasonsHearing.
Livestock inspectionConsignor's feeInspection fee.
Livestock inspectionPurchaser's fee.
Disposition of proceeds of saleLimitations on licensee.
Unlawful use of consignor's net proceeds.
Custodial account for consignor's proceedsAuthorized withdrawalsAccounts and records.
Penalty for failure to disclose unsatisfied lien, mortgage.
Delivery of proceeds and invoice to consignor or shipper.
Records of licenseeContents.
Unjust, unreasonable, discriminatory rates or charges prohibited.
Schedule of rates and charges.
Licensee's bond to operate market or special open consignment horse sale.
Licensee's bond to operate marketAmount determined by prior business operationsMinimum amount.
Licensee's bond to operate marketAmount when no prior business operationsMinimum and maximum amount.
Licensee's bond to operate marketOne bond for each market.
Licensee's bond to operate special open consignment horse saleAmount determined by estimate of businessMinimum amount.
Cash or other security in lieu of surety bondRules.
Action on bondFraud of licensee.
Action on bondFailure to comply with chapter.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorComplaintDirector's powers and duties.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorFailure of vendor, consignor to file claim.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorDuties of director when names of creditors not available.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorSettlement, compromise of claimsDemand on bondDischarge.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorRefusal by surety company to pay demandAction on bondNew bond, suspension or revocation of license on failure to file.
Licensee's failure to pay vendor, consignorSettlement, compromiseCreditors sharePriority of state's claim.
Investigations by directorComplaints.
InvestigationsPowers of director.
Testing, examination, etc., of livestock for diseaseVeterinarian employed by the market.
ExaminationsSanitary and health practices and standardsRules.
FacilitiesSanitationRequirements.
Watering, feeding facilitiesUnlawful acts.
Adequate facilities and space required for veterinarians to function.
Adequate space and facilities required for livestock inspectors and veterinarians to function.
Weighing of livestock at public livestock market.
Packer's interest in market limited.
Application for change of or additional sales days, special salesConsiderations for allocation.
Additional sales days limited to sales of horses and/or mules.
Information and records available to director and news services.
Penalty.
Public hearings.
OrdersAppeal.
NOTES:
Exemptions from commission merchants' act: RCW 20.01.030.
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