02 NCAC 43E .0102          HANDLERS‑PERMITS

(a)  The applicant for a permit shall furnish to the Commissioner of Agriculture the following information:

(1)           place of business;

(2)           ownership of business;

(3)           date business was organized;

(4)           three references as to financial responsibility;

(5)           three references as to general reputation;

(6)           three producers with whom the handler has had business dealings within the past three years, and he may require that a certified financial statement showing assets and liabilities be furnished together with such additional information as may be necessary to determine the applicant's ability to carry out his contract.

(b)  Each handler shall notify the Commissioner of Agriculture in writing the location of receiving stations to be operated by the handler at least 30 days prior to receipt of deliveries at such stations; and shall report the acreage of each commodity he has under contract at each station prior to the opening of his first receiving station at the beginning of season.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑496; 106‑497; 106‑498; 106‑499; 106‑500;

Eff. August 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 23, 2017.