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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 20. PROCESSORS, STORERS, DEALERS, AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS [54001 - 57700]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 6. Processors of Farm Products [55401 - 55922]

  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 3. Exceptions [55461 - 55462]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

55461.
  

This chapter does not apply to or include any nonprofit cooperative association which is organized and operating pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 54001) or pursuant to similiar laws of any other states, the District of Columbia, or the United States. This chapter also does not apply to the agents of these organizations in the performance of their duties. This chapter does apply to the activities of the organization, or agent, which involve the handling or dealing in any farm product of nonmembers of the organization, and activities of such an organization, or agent, which involve acting as a producer bargaining association asserting the lien rights of its members.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1109, Sec. 1.)

55462.
  

For the purposes of trading in cattle, this chapter does not apply to or include any person who is bonded under the federal Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 (7 U.S.C. Sec. 181, et seq.) who is engaged in the business of buying or selling cattle.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 696, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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