Title 47
Weights and Measures

Chapter 14
Hay and Straw

R.I. Gen. Laws 47-14-1



 47-14-1.  Weighing and marking of bundles.

Before any hay or straw pressed into bundles shall be delivered to any purchaser within the state, the bundles shall be weighed by some town weigher, and the tare for wood and other bindings about the bundles, as nearly as they can be ascertained without unbinding the same, shall be deducted therefrom, and the gross weight of the bundle with the tare ascertained as aforesaid, and the weight of the hay or straw therein shall, in legible figures with the initials of the weigher, be marked upon some board or wood attached to each bundle of hay or straw.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 153, 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 179, 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 209, 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 413, 1; G.L. 1956, 47-14-1.