§ 203C.1 Definitions
§ 203C.2 Duties and powers of the department — operator recordkeeping.
§ 203C.3 Appointment of department as receiver
§ 203C.4 Powers and duties of receiver
§ 203C.5 Rules — documents and forms.
§ 203C.6 Issuance of license and financial responsibility
§ 203C.7 Application for the issuance or renewal of a license
§ 203C.8 License to specify type and quantity of products which may be stored
§ 203C.9 Amendment of license
§ 203C.10 Action affecting a license
§ 203C.11 Suspension or revocation for insufficient evidence of financial responsibility — notice.
§ 203C.12 Participation in fund required
§ 203C.12A Lien on warehouse operator assets
§ 203C.13 Form and amount of evidence of financial responsibility
§ 203C.14 Suit — claims — notice of revocation.
§ 203C.15 Insurance required — exception.
§ 203C.16 License required for the storage of bulk grain
§ 203C.17 Receiving bulk grain at licensed and unlicensed warehouses
§ 203C.18 Warehouse receipts — issuance, printing, and electronic filing.
§ 203C.19 Rights and obligations with respect to warehouse receipts — lost receipts.
§ 203C.20 Receipt by warehouse operator to self
§ 203C.23 Warehouse operator’s obligation.
§ 203C.24 Confidentiality of records
§ 203C.25 Shrinkage adjustments — disclosures — penalties.
§ 203C.28 Tariff rates
§ 203C.30 Inspecting and grading
§ 203C.33 Fees
§ 203C.34 Display of license
§ 203C.36 Penalties — injunction.
§ 203C.36A Civil penalties
§ 203C.37 Issuance of a license and payment of fees
§ 203C.38 No obligation of state
§ 203C.39 Grain stored in another warehouse
§ 203C.40 Prioritization of inspections of warehouse operators

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 203C

  • Agricultural product: shall mean any product of agricultural activity suitable for storage in quantity, including refined or unrefined sugar and canned agricultural products and shall also mean any product intended for consumption in the production of other agricultural products, such as stock salt, binding twine, bran, cracked corn, soybean meal, commercial feeds, and cottonseed meal. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Bond: means a bond issued by a surety company or an irrevocable letter of credit issued by a financial institution. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Bulk grain: shall mean grain which is not contained in sacks. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Credit-sale contract: means the same as defined in section 203. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Department: means the department of agriculture and land stewardship. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Depositor: means any person who deposits an agricultural product in a warehouse for storage, handling, or shipment, or who is the owner or legal holder of an outstanding warehouse receipt, or who is lawfully entitled to possession of the agricultural product. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Good cause: means that the department has cause to believe that the net worth or current asset to current liability ratio of a warehouse operator presents a danger to depositors with whom the warehouse operator does business, based on evidence of any of the following:
  • Grain: means the same as defined in section 203. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Grain bank: means grain owned by a depositor and held temporarily by the warehouse operator for use in the formulation of feed or to be processed and returned to the depositor on demand. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Incidental warehouse operator: means a person regulated under chapter 198 whose grain storage capacity does not exceed twenty-five thousand bushels which is used exclusively for grain owned or grain which will be returned to the depositor for use in a feeding operation or as an ingredient in a feed. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • License: means a license issued under this chapter. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • 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
  • Licensed warehouse operator: shall mean a warehouse operator who has obtained a license for the operation of a warehouse under the provisions of section 203C. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" and the abbreviation "A. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Official grain standards: means the standards of quality and condition of grain which establishes the grade, fixed and established by the secretary of agriculture under the Grain Standards Act. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Open storage: means grain or agricultural products which are received by a warehouse operator from a depositor for which warehouse receipts have not been issued or a purchase made and the records documented accordingly. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Person: means the same as defined in section 4. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Scale weight ticket: means a load slip or other evidence, other than a receipt, given to a depositor by a warehouse operator licensed under this chapter upon initial delivery of the agricultural product to the warehouse. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Station: means a warehouse located more than three miles from the central office of the warehouse. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • Storage: means any grain or other agricultural products that have been received and have come under care, custody or control of a warehouse operator either for the depositor for which a contract of purchase has not been negotiated or for the warehouse operator operating the facility. See Iowa Code 203C.1
  • undertaking: means a promise or security in any form. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • United States Warehouse Act: means the same as defined in section 203. 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
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1