Animals and Animal Husbandry

Livestock Dealers

SECTION 4-7-22

§ 4-7-22. Treble damages in civil action by producer – Alternative remedy.

Any person failing to pay for livestock purchased from the livestock producer, and who is or should be licensed under this chapter, is liable for damages three (3) times the amount unpaid plus reasonable attorney fees as liquidated damages in a civil suit brought by the livestock dealer under the applicable rules of law in the courts. This provision is an additional or alternative remedy to the livestock producer.

History of Section.
(R.P.L. 1957, ch. 47, § 13; P.L. 2004, ch. 291, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 468, § 2.)