Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1455

  • auction: means the offering of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, equines, domesticated cervids, poultry and other animals raised for food or fiber for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6203-G
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1351

The operator shall keep complete records of all sales transactions, which must be available for inspection by the commissioner. The department may establish, by rule, the length of time that a person who conducts an auction must retain these records. These records must indicate the origins of the animals sold, the name and address of the person purchasing the animals and the destination of those animals. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A. [2001, c. 572, §17 (AMD).]


2001, c. 572, §17 (AMD).