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16-1504.Contractor requirements for establishing a swine production facility. (a) Any contractor who establishes a swine production facility in this state or who contracts for the production or raising of hogs in this state shall:

(1) Provide fair and open access to all registered swine marketing pools and actively negotiate in good faith with all registered swine marketing pools who desire to market hogs to that contractor;

(2) provide to all registered swine marketing pools on a regular basis descriptive data concerning carcass efficiency value;

(3) pay a fair price; and

(4) make all payments promptly pursuant to the requirements of applicable federal and state law.

(b) For the purposes of this section, the terms contractor and producer shall have the meaning ascribed to them in K.S.A. 16-1501.

(c) Nothing in this section shall prohibit any contractor from purchasing hogs from any other business entity or from refusing to purchase and/or discounting hogs which do not meet the contractor's quality specifications or delivery terms.

(d) Nothing in this section shall prevent a marketing pool from selling hogs to any other business entity.

History: L. 1994, ch. 130, § 11; April 14.



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