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than the bottom of such baskets or packages, the capacity of each basket or package in pounds at the rate of 1 pound for each 43.008 cubic inches of space contained in such basket or package, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.1 [1931]

1 See Sec. 750.504, page 494; punishment for misdemeanor. Sec. 750.566. Label required on binder twine; specifications;

tolerances; penalty.

Any person who shall sell, expose or offer for sale within this state, binder twine, except the same bear upon each ball a stamp, tag or label truly stating the

name of the manufacturer, importer or jobber of such twine, the kind or kinds of material it contains, and the number of feet to the pound in such ball, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: 1 Provided, That a deficiency not exceeding five (5) per cent in the length or tensile strength stated on the stamp, tag or label shall not be a violation hereof.

The selling or exposing for sale of any ball of twine which does not conform to the requirements of this section shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. [1931 ]

1 See Sec. 750.504, page 494; punishment for misdemeanor.

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Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part 1, Ch. 239—
Weights and Measures

Page Sec. 239.01 Department of weights and measures cre

ated under jurisdiction of commission 499 239.02 Commissioner of weights and measures;

deputies; employees; compensation; quali-
fications; bond ---

499 239.04 Fees to be paid into state treasury

499 239.05 Weighing of livestock: Definitions

499 239.06 Power to make rules and regulations 499 239.07 Duties and powers of department; standards

of weights and measures; sealing and test-
ing

499
239.08 Inspecting, testing, sealing; incorrect weights
and measures

500 239.90 Powers as special policemen

500 239.10 Inspection fees

500 239.12 Electric, gas or water meters: Testing; procedure; fees; condemnation; entry

500 239.13 Weighing livestock: Commission to appoint

weigher at packing plants, slaughtering
houses, and concentration points

501 239.14 Same: Commission to fix fees

501 239.15 Same: Qualification of weighers

501 239.16 Same: Bond of weigher

501 239.17 Same: Rules and regulations; inspectors;

accounts to be kept by packing plants;
access to accounts; mandamus

501 239.18 Same: Live stock buyers required to be licensed; revocation

502 239.19 Same: Live stock buyers shall keep records 502 239.20 Same: Live stock scales tested

502 239.21 Same: Live stock fed before weighing 503 239.22 Same: Overages to be turned over to state treasurer

503 239.23 Sale and use of false or unsealed weights or

measures; selling less than quantity rep-
resented; refusal to pay testing; sealing
and condemnation fees; penalties

503 239.24 Hindering official a misdemeanor

503 239.25 Obstruction of inspection of meters; penalty 503 239.26 Weighing of livestock: Certain acts deemed gross misdemeanor

503 239.27 Same: Violation of act a gross misdemeanor; punishment

503 239.28 Dry measures

504 239.29 Liquid measures

504 239.30 Lineal measure

504 239.31 Hundredweight

504 239.32 Standard weight of bushel

504 239.33 Standard measurement of wood

504 239.34 Standard weight of coal, charcoal and ice 504 239.35 Standard weight of flour barrel 239.36 Fractional parts

504 239.37 Tolerances established by commission 505 239.38 Sealing

505 239.39 Testing upon request

505 239.40 Neglect to procure standards

505 239.41 Bread: Standard avoirdupois weight; twin or multiple loaves

505 239.42 Same: Marking requirements

505 239.43 Same: Net weight construed

505 239.44 Penalty for buying and selling commodities

contrary to lawful standards of weight or
measure

505 239.45

Bread: Penalty for violating Secs. 239.41-
239.43

505 239.46 Fines

505 239.51 Flour, corn meal, hominy and hominy grits:

Standard weights of containers; excep-
tions; penalty for violations

505

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 24, Part I, Ch. 412—

Villages
Sec. 412.211 Powers of village council

507 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 26, Part I, Ch. 459—

Public Wagon Scales and Public Scales Sec. 459.08 Public wagon scales: Certain cities empow. ered to maintain

507 459.09 Same: Acquisition and maintenance

507 459.10 Same: Rules and regulations; weighmasters; duties; charges

507 459.11 Same: Testing; right to use

507 459.12 Same: Not to apply to certain cities

508 459.13 Public scales; weighmaster

508 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 17—

"Minnesota Fertilizer Law of 1949" Sec. 17.202 Enforcement

508 17.203 Definitions

508 17.205 Marking requirements

508 17.211 Sale of misbranded article prohibited 508 17.216 Stop sale order

508 17.217 Seizures

508 17.29 Penalty for violations

508 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 24–

Economic Poisons Sec. 24.02 Economic poisons: Definitions; marking requirements

508 24.075 Exemptions

509 24.076 Enforcement

509 24.077 Penalties for violations

509

504

509 509 509 510 510 510

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 24–

Anti-Freeze Law
Sec. 24.24 Definitions

24.27 Seizure
24.28 Penalty for violations
24.30 Exemptions
24.31 Enforcement

24.32 Act not to apply to retailers
Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part 1, Ch. 25—

Commercial Feeding Stuffs
Sec. 25.01 Definitions

25.03 Marking requirements
25.09 Rules and regulations for enforcement

25.14 Penalties for violations; exceptions Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 30%

Potatoes
Sec. 30.03 Marking requirements

30.05 Who may pack and ship
30.12 Same: All shipments must be tagged
30.23 Enforcement
30.24 Penalty for violations

510
510
510
510

510 511 511 511 511

Page Sec. 229.06 Carriers to maintain track scales; state

weighmasters; inspecting scales ------ 516 229.07 Appointment of weighers and inspectors.-- 517 229.08 Obstructing performance of weighers; penalty; oath and bond of weighers

517 229.09 Removal of weigher

517 229.10 Charges for weighing; compensation of weighers

517 229.11 Disqualifications of weigher

517 229.12 Grounds for removal of weigher

517 229.13 Disposition of funds

517 229.16 Weighers to make true weights and keep rec. ord

517 229.17 Certificates of weighers and inspectors as prima facie evidence

518 229.18 Penalty against carrier violating chapter -- 518 229.19 Impersonating weigher or inspector; penalty 518

229.20 Neglect of duty by hay weigher; penalty--- 518 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part I, Ch. 232—

Public Local Grain Warehouses Sec. 232.01 Definition

518 232.05 State inspection and weighing

518 232.06 Warehouse storage receipts: Terms; liabil

ity; penalty; revocation of license 518 232.09 Warehouseman shall keep record

519 232.10 Standard weights to be used

519 232.19 Revocation of license for violations of chapter

519

519

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 31–
Foods

Page Sec. 31.01 Definitions; marking requirements

511 31.02 Unlawful to sell, etc., misbranded food 511 31.05 Seizure; search warrants

511 31.13 Analysis or examination of misbranded food; prima facie evidence

512 31.25 Frozen foods: Marking requirements 512 31.36 Canned foods: Rules and regulations for canneries

512 31.44 Penalties for violations of food laws

512 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 4, Part I, Ch. 32–

Milk and Cream Sec. 32.25 Milk and cream sold by weight; Babcock test; apparatus; misdemeanor

512 32.50 Penalty for violating chapter 32--

513 32.511 Enforcement; marking requirements 513 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 8, Part I, Ch. 91–

Log Surveying Sec. 91.09 Scribner's rule

513 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 15, Part I, Ch. 216

Scales
Sec. 216.34 Track scales: Inspection of

513 216.35 Sealing devices: Duty of commission

514 216.36 Same: When required

514 216.37 Same: Failure to install; tampering with; penalties

514 216.38 Track scales: Commission may require installation at terminal warehouse

514 216.39 Same: Commission may order in and require

installation at all points deemed neces-
sary; regulations; under control and juris-
diction of commission

514 216.40 Same: Equipment for testing

514 216.41 Same: Installed; cost

514 216.42 Weighing of coal: Commission to regulate weighing on track scales

514 216.43 Same: Carload lots to be weighed; exceptions

515 216.44 Same: Weighers; fees

515 216.45 Same: Grain sections applicable to

515 216.46 Livestock weighing: Scales in stockyards 515 216.47 Same: Stockweighers; appointment of:

bond; reports; certificates; qualifications;
action on bond; revocation of appoint-

515 216.48 Same: Weighing stock; fees --

515 216.49 Same: Impersonating stock weigher; penalty 515 216.50 Same: False certificate of weight; penalty 515 216.51 Same: Use of term "supervisor of weights”

or “state weigher" prohibited; penalty --- 516 216.52 Same: Interference with weigher; penalty 516 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 15, Part VI, Ch. 217

-General Provisions Relating to Track Scales Sec. 217.33 Carrier to move test car

516 217.34 Private scales at railroad stockyards prohibited

516 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part I, Ch. 229

-Public Hay Tracks
Sec. 229.01 Terminal point defined; designation and

establishment of public hay tracks; rules
and regulations

516 229.02 Duties of commission; rules and regulations 516 229.04 Delivery of hay and straw at tracks for weighing

516 229.05 Weighing and inspection; duties of carrier as to certain cars

516

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part 1, Ch. 233—

Public Terminal Warehouses Sec. 233.01 Definitions 233.24 State weighmaster to inspect scales

519 233.25 Weighmasters and weighers

519 233.26 Weighmaster's and weigher's records and certificates

519 233.27 Fees for weighing

520 233.28 Qualifications of inspectors and weighmasters

520 233.29 Removal of weighmasters

520 233.30 Obstructing weighmaster or weigher 520 233.31 Certificates not issued under state authority 520 233.35 Misconduct of weighmasters; violation of Sec. 233.31 a misdemeanor

520

ment

520

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part 1, Ch. 235—

General Provisions Relating to Grain Sec. 235.01 Supervision

520 235.02 Grain includes flax seed and soy beans 520 235.13 Penalties for violations of chapter 216 to

235
235.14 Certificates; inspection; weighing

521 235.15 Duplicate certificate to be delivered to buyer 521 235.16 Failure to deliver certificate; penalty

521 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 21, Part I, Ch. 325—

Cotton Duck Sec. 325.01 Definitions

521 325.34 Marking requirements

521 325.35 Unlawful not to mark correct weight or misrepresent true weight

521 325.36 Concealing or misstating size unlawful. 521 325.37 Unlawful to deface marks

521 325.48 Penalties for violations

521 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 21, Part I, Ch. 325—

Domestic Heating Fuel Sec. 325.149 Deliver tickets; exemptions; penalty for violations

522

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 40, Part V, Ch. 610
-Misdemeanors

Page Sec. 610.19 Punishment of misdemeanors when not fixed by statute

522 610.20 Punishment of gross misdemeanor when not fixed by statute

522 Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 40, Part V, Ch. 618

-"Uniform Narcotic Drug Act" Sec. 618.10 Marking requirements

522 618.20 Enforcement

522 618.21 Penalties for violations

522

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 40, Part V, Ch. 620_
False Weights and Measures

Page Sec. 620.55 Use of false weights and measures

522 620.56 Containers for small fruits to be of legal size 522 620.57 Same: Not to be refilled

523 620.58 Same: Penalty for violations

523

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 40, Part V, Ch. 620

False Advertising Sec. 620.52 Unlawful acts; misdemeanor; enforcement 523

Statutes Annotated (1945), Vol. 16, Part I, Ch. 239—

Weights and Measures. Sec. 239.01. Department of ghts and measures created under jurisdiction of commission.

There is hereby created a department to be known as the department of "weights and measures" hereafter referred to as the department, and it shall be under the jurisdiction of the commission, (Railroad and Warehouse Commission, which shall have supervision and control over all weights, weighing devices, and measures in the state. [1911] Sec. 239.02. Commissioner of weights and measures; deputies; employees; compensation; qualifications; bond.

The commission (Railroad and Warehouse Commission) shall appoint a commissioner of weights and measures and such deputies and other employees as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter [Secs. 239.01-239.51]; and fix their compensation upon a graduated scale, based upon efficiency and length of service. The commission shall provide for such examinations as it may deem necessary to determine the qualifications and fitness of appointees.

The commissioner of weights and measures and the deputies shall give a bond in a sum to be fixed and approved by the commission. (1887; last amended 1921.] Sec. 239.04. Fees to be paid into state treasury.

All moneys collected by the department [of weights and measures for special services, fees, and penalties shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a fund known as the weights and measures fund, and be available for the use of the department of weights and measures. [1919] Sec. 239.05. Weighing of livestock: Definitions.

and sold or is assembled for shipment or reshipment to a packing plant or a public stockyard, or graded or weighed for the purpose of establishing a basis for sale or reshipment. A railroad stockyard owned and operated by a railroad company and used as a railroad facility and which is used by the public only for loading and unloading of live stock shipped by rail; and a stockyard or place where only feeder pigs weighing 50 pounds or less, are sold, are each not to be considered a “concentration point” as the term is used in these sections.

(4) As used in sections 239.13 to 239.27, the term "buyer” or “dealer" means any person, firm, corporation, or his or its employees, agents, or representatives, engaged as a buyer or dealer of live stock direct from producers, their agents or representatives, except persons engaged exclusively in the sale of meats at retail and persons licensed under section 31.185 [relating to frozen food locker plants).

(5) As used in sections 239.13 to 239.27, the term "packers" means any person engaged in the business as a dealer and buyer of live stock for purposes of slaughter or of manufacturing or preparing meats or meat products for sale or shipment within the state. "Packers" shall not include persons engaged exclusively in the sale of meats at retail and persons licensed under section 31.185 [relating to frozen food locker plants).

(6) As used in sections 239.13 to 239.27, the term "livé stock commission merchant” means any person or firm engaged in selling or buying live stock at a public terminal live stock market. [1935; last amended 1949.]

1 See pages 501-503. Sec. 239.06. Power to make rules and regulations.

The commission (Railroad and Warehouse commission) shall prescribe and adopt such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter [Secs. 239.01–239.51], and it may change, modify, or amend any or all rules when deemed necessary and the rules so made shall have the force and effect of law. [1911] Sec. 239.07. Duties and powers of department; standards of

weights and measures; sealing and testing.

The department (of weights and measures) shall take charge of, keep, and maintain in good order

(2) As used in sections 239.13 to 239.271, the terms “packing plants” and “slaughtering houses” means plants, houses, and places of business where live stock purchased or acquired at places within the state are slaughtered.

(3) As used in sections 239.13 to 239.27, the term “concentration point” means any stock yard at which live stock is assembled by rail or other means of transportation, and at which live stock is bought

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