§ 277.010 Designation of chapter
§ 277.020 Definitions
§ 277.022 Ratite birds classified as livestock
§ 277.024 Aquatic products classified as livestock
§ 277.030 License required to hold livestock sale
§ 277.040 Application for license — issuance — disposition of fees.
§ 277.050 Suspension or revocation of license, grounds — hearing — review — …
§ 277.060 Posting of license
§ 277.070 Responsibility of licensee — net proceeds.
§ 277.080 Bond — letter of credit or other financial security required — form — …
§ 277.090 Sales record to be kept
§ 277.100 Inspection and test to be made by approved persons — request by market …
§ 277.120 Records, authority to inspect — subpoena powers — financial records …
§ 277.130 Licensee shall determine true ownership
§ 277.140 Penalties
§ 277.141 Warranties of merchantability or fitness to be in writing
§ 277.160 Rulemaking authority of state veterinarian, procedure
§ 277.170 Injunction powers of state veterinarian
§ 277.180 Bribes to violate the livestock marketing law — class E felony.
§ 277.190 Inspection of records of certain licensees by law enforcement — hold order, …

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 277

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
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  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
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  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Livestock: cattle, swine, sheep, ratite birds including but not limited to ostrich and emu, aquatic products as defined in section Missouri Laws 277.020
  • Livestock market: a place of business or place where livestock is concentrated for the purpose of sale, exchange or trade made at regular or irregular intervals, whether at auction or not, except this definition shall not apply to any public farm sale or purebred livestock sale, or to any sale, transfer, or exchange of livestock from one person to another person for movement or transfer to other farm premises or directly to a licensed market. See Missouri Laws 277.020
  • Livestock sale: the business of mediating, for a commission, or otherwise, sale, purchase, or exchange transactions in livestock, whether or not at a livestock market. See Missouri Laws 277.020
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: individuals, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Missouri Laws 277.020
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State veterinarian: the state veterinarian of the Missouri state department of agriculture. See Missouri Laws 277.020
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020