Terms Used In Iowa Code 203C.20
- Licensed warehouse: shall mean a warehouse for the operation of which the department has issued a license in accordance with the provisions of section 203C. See Iowa Code 203C.1
- Person: means the same as defined in section 4. See Iowa Code 203C.1
- Warehouse: shall mean any building, structure, or other protected enclosure in this state used or usable for the storage of agricultural products. See Iowa Code 203C.1
- Warehouse operator: means a person engaged in the business of operating or controlling a warehouse for the storing, shipping, handling or processing of agricultural products, but does not include an incidental warehouse operator. See Iowa Code 203C.1
A licensed warehouse operator may issue a warehouse receipt for agricultural products owned by the warehouse operator and dispose of the title to or interest in such products through the medium of such receipt. Such receipt shall be of the same standing as though it had been issued to a person other than the licensed warehouse operator upon a rightful deposit of the products by such other person. Sections 203C.18 and 203C.19 shall be applicable to any such receipt.