§ 25.31 Citation, Commercial Feed Law
§ 25.32 Commissioner’s Duties
§ 25.33 Definitions
§ 25.341 Licensing
§ 25.342 Certificates, Free Sale
§ 25.35 Labeling
§ 25.36 Misbranding
§ 25.37 Adulteration
§ 25.371 Good Manufacturing Practices Certificate for Commercial Feed and Feed Ingredients
§ 25.38 Prohibited Acts
§ 25.39 Inspection Fees and Reports
§ 25.391 Exemption for Cottage Food Producers; Home-Processed Pet Treats
§ 25.40 Rules
§ 25.41 Inspection, Sampling, and Analysis
§ 25.42 Detained Commercial Feeds
§ 25.43 Penalties

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 25 - Commercial Feed

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Chair: includes chairman, chairwoman, and chairperson. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Custody determination: means a court decision and court orders and instructions providing for the custody of a child, including parenting time, but does not include a decision relating to child support or any other monetary obligation of any person. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • full age: means 18 years of age or older. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • local registrar: means an individual designated by the county board of commissioners to register civil marriages. See Minnesota Statutes 517.001
  • Maintenance: means an award made in a dissolution or legal separation proceeding of payments from the future income or earnings of one spouse for the support and maintenance of the other. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Marital property: means property, real or personal, including vested public or private pension plan benefits or rights, acquired by the parties, or either of them, to a dissolution, legal separation, or annulment proceeding at any time during the existence of the marriage relation between them, or at any time during which the parties were living together as husband and wife under a purported marriage relationship which is annulled in an annulment proceeding, but prior to the date of valuation under section 518. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Nonmarital property: means property real or personal, acquired by either spouse before, during, or after the existence of their marriage, which

    (a) is acquired as a gift, bequest, devise or inheritance made by a third party to one but not to the other spouse;

    (b) is acquired before the marriage;

    (c) is acquired in exchange for or is the increase in value of property which is described in clauses (a), (b), (d), and (e);

    (d) is acquired by a spouse after the valuation date; or

    (e) is excluded by a valid antenuptial contract. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003

  • Parenting time: means the time a parent spends with a child regardless of the custodial designation regarding the child. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Pension plan benefits or rights: means a benefit or right from a public or private pension plan accrued to the end of the month in which marital assets are valued, as determined under the terms of the laws or other plan document provisions governing the plan, including section 356. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Private pension plan: means a plan, fund, or program maintained by an employer or employee organization that provides retirement income to employees or results in a deferral of income by employees for a period extending to the termination of covered employment or beyond. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residence: means the place where a party has established a permanent home from which the party has no present intention of moving. See Minnesota Statutes 518.003
  • seal: includes an impression thereof upon the paper alone, as well as an impression on a wafer, wax, or other substance thereto attached. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenancy by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent