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AB-2403 Agricultural commodities: fruits, nuts, and vegetables: proof of ownership.(2011-2012)



SECTION 1.

 Section 861 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

861.
 For lots of over 25 10  pounds of any fruits, nuts, or vegetables that are the food product of any tree, vine, or plant, or for lots of over 200 pounds of any burl wood from a walnut tree, living or dead, and that are marketed for commercial purposes, all of the following apply:
(a) Every person who sells the commodity for resale, processing, or further distribution through any commercial or nonprofit enterprise shall provide the buyer or transporter with a record of proof of ownership for each lot of the commodity.
(b) Every person who buys the commodity for resale, processing, or further distribution through any commercial or nonprofit enterprise shall obtain from the previous buyer or from the transporter a record of proof of ownership for each lot of the commodity.
(c) Every person who transports for commercial purposes shall possess a record showing proof of ownership for each lot of the commodity during transportation.