§ 39-26-10 Short title
§ 39-26-20 Definitions
§ 39-26-30 Covered produce; definition; exemption
§ 39-26-40 Covered farm; qualified exemption
§ 39-26-50 Promulgation of regulations
§ 39-26-60 Enforcement of chapter
§ 39-26-70 Authorized seizure of covered produce
§ 39-26-80 Authorized condemnation or destruction of covered produce
§ 39-26-90 Procedure for condemnation or destruction
§ 39-26-100 Circuit court to render judgment that covered produce be forfeited; procedure; appeals
§ 39-26-110 Violations
§ 39-26-120 Impeding the Commissioner prohibited
§ 39-26-130 Penalties for violations of chapter
§ 39-26-140 Repeal of chapter upon the repeal of 21 C.F.R. Part 112
§ 39-26-150 Exemptions
§ 39-26-160 Repeal of chapter if federal funds not awarded or exhausted
§ 39-26-170 Severability

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 39 > Chapter 26 - Produce Safety Act

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Agricultural water: means water used at a farm for agronomic reasons, including water used for irrigation, transpiration control, frost protection, washing produce, harvesting, or as a carrier for fertilizers and pesticides. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • 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.
  • Articles of incorporation: includes the articles of conversion of a converted corporation. See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Broadband affiliate: is a s defined in § 58-9-3010(2). See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Broadband network: is a s defined in § 58-9-3010(4). See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Commission: means the South Carolina Public Service Commission. See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Commissioner: means the South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Corridor: means the area within 300 feet of an electric supplier's distribution lines as described in Act 432 of 1969. See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • covered farm: as used in this chapter , unless the context requires a different meaning. See South Carolina Code 39-26-40
  • Covered produce: means food that is produce within the meaning of 21 C. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • 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.
  • Farm: means a farm, as defined in 21 C. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Member: means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership therein and shall include a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic. See South Carolina Code 33-49-20
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal-service area: means an area used for activities not directly connected with the production or service function performed by the operation or facility. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • Produce: means food that is produce within the meaning of 21 C. See South Carolina Code 39-26-20
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.