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§ 10-111. Collecting from agricultural commodity buyers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandAgricultureEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 10. Promotion and Identification of Agricultural Products
Subtitle 1. Promotion of Use and Sale of Agricultural Commodity
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Agriculture, § 10-111
§ 10-111. Collecting from agricultural commodity buyers
Alternate methods
(a) As an alternate method for the collection of assessments under § 10-110 of this subtitle, and upon the request of a certified agency, the Secretary shall notify, by registered letter, any person engaged in the business of purchasing any agricultural commodity in the State that the assessments shall be deducted by the purchaser, or the purchaser's agent or representative, from the purchase price of the agricultural commodity.
(b)(1) The deducted assessment shall be remitted by the purchaser to the certified agency as directed by the Secretary.
(2) A certified agency may initiate judicial proceedings in the circuit court of the county where the agricultural commodity was purchased if a purchaser fails to remit the deducted assessment required under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
Inspection of records
(c) The books and records of a purchaser of any agricultural commodity shall be open for inspection by the Secretary or the certified agency that conducted the referendum for the agricultural commodity at any time during regular business hours.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 6, § 1. Amended by Acts 2013, c. 151, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
Formerly Art. 66C, § 83P.
MD Code, Agriculture, § 10-111, MD AGRIC § 10-111
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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