CPD Form 316 "South Carolina Dealer and Handler License Application" - South Carolina

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South Carolina
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
123 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner
SOUTH CAROLINA DEALER AND HANDLER LICENSE
APPLICATION GUIDELINES
1. Whosoever makes or subscribes for an application for
5. No license will be issued unless the application is
license knowing or having reason to know that same is
accompanied by a properly executed surety bond and
false as to any material matter therein, shall be guilty of
remittance for license fees in the full amount. Annual
fee for the principal place of business is fifty dollars. For
a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished
as provided by law. It is unlawful for any dealer in
each additional place of business there is an additional
agricultural products to engage in business without a
ten dollar annual fee. Please note that SCDA considers all
Dealer and Handler license issued by the Commissioner
locations associated with Hemp to be a principal location.
of Agriculture.
Hemp associated locations may not be considered additional
locations. Hemp applicants who have multiple locations
2. If you buy agricultural products from South Carolina
will need a separate license and bond for each location.
producers, their agents, or representatives and pay for
the products with your check or handle their products
6. Should any dealer in agricultural products fail, or neglect
on consignment, open account, or any other deferred
to apply and qualify for the renewal of a license, on or
payment plan, it is necessary under the law that you
before the date of expiration, a fine of one hundred
furnish the required surety bond and obtain the proper
dollars shall apply and be added to the original fee and
license or licenses.
shall be paid by the dealer before the renewal may be
issued. An additional fine of one hundred dollars shall be
3. Agricultural products shall mean and include the natural
applied for each month or part of a month beyond the
products of the farm, orchard, vineyard, garden and
first month after expiration.
apiary, raw and manufactured; livestock and poultry
products but shall not include tobacco, cotton, dairy
7. If any change in the name or in the form of ownership
products and timber products.
occurs, a new license must be obtained. All licenses will
be subject to suspension or revocation for cause. The
4. Please purchase from your insurance or bond agent
licensee may not loan or transfer such license to any
authorized to transact business in the State of South
person or firm whatsoever.
Carolina a surety bond in the exact name of the owner,
partners or corporation on your license. The required
8. If the applicant is:
amount of your surety bond is twenty-five thousand
• An Individual: This application must be subscribed and
dollars or an amount equal to the maximum amount of
sworn to by the applicant before a Notary Public.
business done or estimated to be done in any month by
• A Partnership: This application is to be executed in the
the applicant, whichever is less. The bond must be on
name of the partnership and signed by the partners, and
the enclosed form approved by the Commissioner of
must be subscribed and sworn to before a Notary Public.
Agriculture and shall be conditioned to secure the faithful
• A Corporation: This application must be executed in the
accounting for any payment to producers, their agents
name of the corporation and must be subscribed and
or representatives, of the proceeds of all agricultural
sworn to by the president before a Notary Public.
products handled or sold by such dealer. If you wish to
substitute a Letter of Credit in lieu of a bond, contact the
9. Please provide your executed surety bond and enclose
Department of Agriculture at (803) 737-9690.
payment with your license application.
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CPD Form #316
South Carolina
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
123 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner
SOUTH CAROLINA DEALER AND HANDLER LICENSE
APPLICATION GUIDELINES
1. Whosoever makes or subscribes for an application for
5. No license will be issued unless the application is
license knowing or having reason to know that same is
accompanied by a properly executed surety bond and
false as to any material matter therein, shall be guilty of
remittance for license fees in the full amount. Annual
fee for the principal place of business is fifty dollars. For
a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished
as provided by law. It is unlawful for any dealer in
each additional place of business there is an additional
agricultural products to engage in business without a
ten dollar annual fee. Please note that SCDA considers all
Dealer and Handler license issued by the Commissioner
locations associated with Hemp to be a principal location.
of Agriculture.
Hemp associated locations may not be considered additional
locations. Hemp applicants who have multiple locations
2. If you buy agricultural products from South Carolina
will need a separate license and bond for each location.
producers, their agents, or representatives and pay for
the products with your check or handle their products
6. Should any dealer in agricultural products fail, or neglect
on consignment, open account, or any other deferred
to apply and qualify for the renewal of a license, on or
payment plan, it is necessary under the law that you
before the date of expiration, a fine of one hundred
furnish the required surety bond and obtain the proper
dollars shall apply and be added to the original fee and
license or licenses.
shall be paid by the dealer before the renewal may be
issued. An additional fine of one hundred dollars shall be
3. Agricultural products shall mean and include the natural
applied for each month or part of a month beyond the
products of the farm, orchard, vineyard, garden and
first month after expiration.
apiary, raw and manufactured; livestock and poultry
products but shall not include tobacco, cotton, dairy
7. If any change in the name or in the form of ownership
products and timber products.
occurs, a new license must be obtained. All licenses will
be subject to suspension or revocation for cause. The
4. Please purchase from your insurance or bond agent
licensee may not loan or transfer such license to any
authorized to transact business in the State of South
person or firm whatsoever.
Carolina a surety bond in the exact name of the owner,
partners or corporation on your license. The required
8. If the applicant is:
amount of your surety bond is twenty-five thousand
• An Individual: This application must be subscribed and
dollars or an amount equal to the maximum amount of
sworn to by the applicant before a Notary Public.
business done or estimated to be done in any month by
• A Partnership: This application is to be executed in the
the applicant, whichever is less. The bond must be on
name of the partnership and signed by the partners, and
the enclosed form approved by the Commissioner of
must be subscribed and sworn to before a Notary Public.
Agriculture and shall be conditioned to secure the faithful
• A Corporation: This application must be executed in the
accounting for any payment to producers, their agents
name of the corporation and must be subscribed and
or representatives, of the proceeds of all agricultural
sworn to by the president before a Notary Public.
products handled or sold by such dealer. If you wish to
substitute a Letter of Credit in lieu of a bond, contact the
9. Please provide your executed surety bond and enclose
Department of Agriculture at (803) 737-9690.
payment with your license application.
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CPD Form #316
South Carolina
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
123 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner
SOUTH CAROLINA DEALER AND HANDLER
LICENSE APPLICATION
P R I N C I PA L L O C AT I O N : $5 0 .0 0 | A D D I T I O N A L L O C AT I O N S : $10.00
No license will be issued unless the application is accompanied by a properly executed surety bond and remittance for license
fees in the full amount. Annual fee for the principal place of business is fifty dollars. For each additional place of business
there is an additional ten dollar annual fee. Please note that SCDA considers all locations associated with Hemp to be a
principal location. Hemp associated locations may not be considered additional locations. Hemp applicants who have multiple
locations will need a separate license and bond for each location.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 46-41-10 ET SEQ., of the South Carolina Code of Laws (1976), the undersigned, hereby
makes the following statements for the purpose of obtaining a license to conduct business as a dealer in agricultural products
for a period of one year from the effective date of the surety bond posted with the Commissioner of Agriculture.
Applicant Name
Name must be the same as name of principal on Bond.
Business Owned By
square One Person
square Partnership
square Corporation
Print full names, titles, and home address of owner, partners, or officers:
Name
Title
Address
Name
Title
Address
Business Address
Mailing Address
Phone Number
Email
Address of each additional place of business in South Carolina to be licensed:
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Local agents of the applicant to be issued a buyers ID Card:
Name
Address
Name
Address
Name
Address
Name
Address
Kinds of agricultural products to be handled
Maximum or estimated max. dollar value of agricultural products handled by your business in the largest volume month
Enclosed is a surety bond in the amount of $
with the following Surety Bond Company:
Name
Address
Obtained through the following Insurance Company:
Name
Phone
Address
A F F I D A V I T
I hereby make application to obtain a Dealer and Handler License. I understand that by signing my application and making
remittance that I affirm that I have read and understand the laws, rules and regulations and agree to comply with the same. By
making this application for said license, I agree to allow the inspection of all written and financial records, including inventory,
related to business, so long as I am a licensed dealer and handler.
Applicant Signature
Title
Applicant Signature
Title
Before me the undersigned this date personally appeared
who states that (s)he has signed the above affidavit and that all information provided is true and correct.
Sworn and subscribed to before me this
day of
, 20
Seal
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South Carolina
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
123 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner
INFORMATION FOR THE PREPARATION AND
EXECUTION OF THIS SURETY BOND
1. The name of principal on the bond should be correctly
authorized to transact business in the state. Such
stated, and should precisely agree with name of applicant
bond shall be upon a form prescribed or approved by
for license as dealer in agricultural products. The name in
the Commissioner and shall be conditioned to secure
which business is conducted should follow the name or
the faithful accounting for any payment to producers,
names of the principal where the applicant does business.
their agents or representatives, of the proceeds of all
agricultural products handled or sold by such dealer.
• Examples:
3. If the principal of this bond is:
» Individual operating in own name: “Henry Smith”
• An Individual: This bond must be signed by the
» Individual owner operating in another name: “Henry
individual.
Smith d/b/a City Produce”
• A Partnership: This bond must be executed in the name
» Partners operating in another name: “John Doe,
of the partnership and signed by the partners.
Richard Doe, and Mary Doe d/b/a Acme Produce”
• A Corporation: This bond must be executed in the
» Corporation operating in own name: “Chase &
name of the corporation, by its President or Vice
Company (a corporation)”
President with impression of corporate seal affixed.
» Corporation operating in another name: “John Doe
4. Execution by Surety.
Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Superior Produce”
• Must be a properly authorized person whose title must
2. Before any license shall be issued the applicant shall
be shown with impression of corporate seal of the
make and deliver to the Commissioner a surety bond
surety affixed.
in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars or an
amount equal to the maximum amount of business done
• Copy of the Power of Attorney of that person must be
or estimated to be done in any month by the applicant,
attached to the bond.
whichever is less, executed by a surety corporation
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South Carolina
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION
123 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner
BOND
D E A L E R S A N D H A N D L E R S O F A G R I C U LT U R A L P R O D U C T S I N S O U T H C A R O L I N A
State of
Bond No.
County of
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That we
of
as principal
and
of
Name of Surety Company
as Surety, are held and firmly bound unto
Home Office Address
THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, and his successors in office, for the use and benefit of
every person establishing legal rights hereunder, in the full and just sum of
Dollars, ($
),
to the payment of which well and truly to be made, we hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, administrators, executors, successors and assigns,
firmly by these presents.
Whereas by provisions of SECTION 46-41-10 ET SEQ., of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, dealers and handlers of agricultural products
are required to obtain a license from the Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of South Carolina and to give bond in such form and amount as
shall be approved by the Commissioner, conditioned upon a full compliance with the provisions of the said statutes and/or amendments thereto.
NOW, THEREFORE, the condition of this obligation is such that if the above-named principal shall faithfully and truly account for and make
payment to producers, their agents or representatives, for all agricultural products bought from or handled or sold for such producers, their
agents or representatives, as required by the aforesaid law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
The aggregate accumulated liability under this bond shall in no event exceed the penal sum named herein, for any and all claims which may
accrue during the term hereof.
The inception of this bond begins with
20
, and this bond continues in effect for one year.
The surety may withdraw from this bond by giving 30 days written notice by registered mail to the Commissioner of Agriculture, provided
such withdrawal shall not release said surety from any liability existing hereunder at the time of the effective date of said withdrawal.
Signed, sealed, and dated this
day of
, 20
Principal (Seal)
In the presence of:
Witness to Principal
By
Witness to Surety
Surety (Seal)
By
PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR THE PERSON EXECUTING THIS BOND FOR THE SURET Y.
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