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2-1421a.Wholesaler and retailer business registration; seed conditioner registration; fees; agricultural seed fee fund; disposition of moneys received; rules and regulations authority. (a) (1) Each wholesaler shall register with the secretary and shall pay a registration fee not to exceed $300. The current wholesale registration fee is hereby set at $175 and shall remain at that amount until changed by rules and regulations of the secretary.

(2) Each retailer shall register with the secretary and shall pay a registration fee not to exceed $30. The current retailer registration fee is hereby set at $10 and shall remain at that amount until changed by rules and regulations of the secretary.

(3) Registration shall be required for each place of business at which agricultural seed is sold, offered or exposed for sale by the wholesaler or retailer.

(4) An individual who conducts a wholesaler and retailer business at the same location shall be required to register as both a wholesaler and retailer.

(b) Application for registration shall be made on a form provided by the secretary. Each registration for a wholesaler or retailer shall expire on August 31 following the date of issuance unless such registration is renewed annually.

(c) Each seed conditioner shall register with the secretary. Such seed conditioner registration shall require no registration fee and shall be a biennial registration. Any seed conditioner who is ceasing to do business as a seed conditioner shall notify the Kansas department of agriculture within 30 days of ceasing to do business.

(d) As used in this section, "agricultural seed" shall include grain when sold as such, or when sold according to grain standards and the seller knows, or has reason to know, that the grain is to be used for seeding or planting purposes.

(e) The secretary shall remit all moneys received under this section to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance, the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the agricultural seed fee fund which is hereby created. All expenditures from such fund shall be made in accordance with appropriation acts upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the secretary or a person or persons designated by the secretary.

(f) All moneys credited to the agricultural seed fee fund shall be expended for any purpose consistent with the Kansas seed law.

(g) The secretary may adopt rules and regulations necessary to administer the provisions of this act.

(h) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the Kansas seed law, K.S.A. 2-1415 et seq., and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1990, ch. 4, § 4; L. 1991, ch. 5, § 2; L. 1997, ch. 63, § 3; L. 2001, ch. 5, § 12; L. 2004, ch. 101, § 157; July 1.



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