TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-41.1
Grocery and Laundry Carts, Milk Cases, Egg Baskets, and Bakery Containers

SECTION 11-41.1-1


§ 11-41.1-1 Definitions.

For the purpose of this chapter:

(1) "Bakery container" means any permanent type of container which is used by a bakery, distributor, retailer, or food service establishment or the agent of any of them as a means to transport, store, or carry bakery products.

(2) "Dairy case" means a wire or plastic container which holds 16 quarts or more of beverages and is used by distributors, retailers, or their agents as a means to transport, store, or carry dairy products.

(3) "Dispenser case" means a plastic container which holds up to twenty-four (24) quarts of beverage and is used by distributors, retailers, or their agents as a means to transport, store, or carry dairy products for use in individual serving dispenser machines.

(4) "Egg basket" means any permanent type of container which contains four (4) dozen or more shell eggs and is used by distributors, retailers, or their agents as a means to transport, store, or carry eggs.

(5) "Laundry cart" means a basket which is mounted on wheels and used in a coin-operated laundry or drycleaning establishment by a customer or an attendant for the purpose of transporting laundry and laundry supplies.

(6) "Name or mark" means any permanently affixed or permanently stamped name or mark which has been registered with the secretary of state pursuant to § 11-41.1-2 and is used for the purpose of identifying the registered owner of dairy cases, egg baskets, poultry boxes, bakery containers, or plastic bulk merchandise containers.

(7) "Parking area" means a lot or other property provided by a retail establishment for the use of customers to park automobiles or other vehicles while doing business in that establishment.

(8) "Plastic bulk merchandise container" means a plastic crate or shell used by a product producer, distributor, or retailer, or an agent of the product producer, distributor, or retailer as a means for the bulk transportation, storage or carrying of retail containers of milk, eggs, bakery, or bottled beverage products.

(9) "Poultry box" means any permanent type of container which is used by processors, distributors, retailers, food service establishments, or their agents as a means to transport, store, or carry poultry.

(10) "Registered owner" means any person, firm, corporation, or association registered with the secretary of state as the owner of an identifying name or mark described in subdivisions (6) and (10) of this section.

(11) "Secretary" means the secretary of state.

(12) "Shopping cart" means a basket which is mounted on wheels, or a similar device, generally used in a retail establishment by a customer for the purpose of transporting goods of any kind.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 395, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 158, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 139, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 282, § 1.)