The Commissioner may refuse to grant or renew any license, may suspend or may revoke any license upon a showing by substantial and competent evidence of any of the following:
(1) The dealer has suffered a final money judgment to be entered against him and such judgment remains unsatisfied.
(2) The dealer has failed to promptly and properly account and pay for grain.
(3) The dealer has failed to keep and maintain business records of his grain transactions as required by this Article.
(4) The dealer has engaged in fraudulent or deceptive practices in the transaction of his business as a dealer.
(5) The dealer has failed to collect from a producer and remit to the Commissioner of Agriculture such assessments as have been approved by the producers and are required to be collected under the provisions of Article 50 of Chapter 106 of the General Statutes.
(6) The dealer or applicant has been convicted, pled guilty or nolo contendere within three years in any state or federal court of a crime involving moral turpitude.
(7) The dealer has failed either to file the required bond or to keep such bond in force.
(8) The applicant has acted or held himself or herself out as a grain dealer without first having obtained a license under the provisions of this Article.
(9) The dealer has hired a person who has been convicted of a crime involving fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in any capacity involving the buying or selling of grain, or the handling of payments for grain.
(10) The dealer or applicant has violated any provision of this Article or rules adopted pursuant to this Article. (1973, c. 665, s. 10; 1979, c. 589, s. 2; 2013-102, s. 2.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014