Tex. Agric. Code Section 14.057
Records


(a)

Every warehouse operator shall keep in a safe place complete and correct records and accounts pertaining to the public grain warehouse, including records and accounts of:

(1)

grain received and withdrawn from the warehouse;

(2)

unissued receipts in the warehouse operator’s possession;

(3)

receipts and scale weight tickets issued by the warehouse operator; and

(4)

receipts returned to and canceled by the warehouse operator.

(b)

The warehouse operator shall retain the records required by this section for the period of time prescribed by the department. The warehouse operator shall retain copies of receipts or other documents evidencing ownership of grain or liability of a warehouse operator as long as the documents are outstanding. If the documents are canceled, the warehouse operator shall retain the documents or receipts for a period of not less than two years from the date of cancellation.

(c)

The warehouse operator shall:

(1)

clearly mark all canceled receipts “canceled” and mark on the face of each receipt the date of the cancellation;

(2)

keep records and accounts required by this section separate from the records and accounts of other businesses;

(3)

issue in numerical order all scale weight tickets and receipts; and

(4)

keep in numerical order copies of the scale weight tickets and receipts issued by the warehouse operator.

(d)

In records kept under this section, grain may be designated as company-owned grain only if:

(1)

the grain has been paid for and is wholly owned by the warehouse operator; or

(2)

the ownership of the grain has been transferred to the warehouse operator under a written contract of purchase.

(e)

The warehouse operator shall report to the department on forms furnished by the department the following information on scale weight tickets used in the warehouse operator’s business:

(1)

the number of scale weight tickets printed;

(2)

the serial numbers of the scale weight tickets printed; and

(3)

the printer of the scale weight tickets.

(f)

The warehouse operator shall make any records required by this section or department rule accessible and available for inspection by the department at any reasonable time.
Renumbered from Sec. 14.022 and amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1124, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Source: Section 14.057 — Records, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/AG/htm/AG.­14.­htm#14.­057 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

14.001
Definitions
14.011
Limitation of Chapter
14.012
Business Information
14.013
Right to Intervene and Notification of Department
14.014
Receivership Affecting Warehouse Assets
14.015
Powers and Duties of Department
14.021
License Required
14.022
Licensing of Multiple Warehouses
14.023
Licensing Procedure
14.024
Requirement for Increasing Capacity
14.031
Bond
14.032
Additional Bond
14.033
Bond Cancellation
14.034
Cancellation of Letter of Credit
14.035
Cancellation of Certificate of Deposit or Cash
14.041
Casualty Insurance
14.042
Insurance Cancellation
14.043
Additional Insurance
14.051
Posting of License
14.052
Warehouse Operator Obligations
14.053
Receipt Forms
14.054
Issuance of Scale Weight Ticket or Receipt
14.055
Duplicate Receipts
14.056
Receipt for Grain Owned by Warehouse Operator
14.057
Records
14.058
Posting of Storage Rates or Tariffs
14.059
Inspections
14.061
Warehouse Receipt as Prima Facie Evidence
14.062
Invalid Receipts
14.063
Termination of Storage
14.064
Certain Loadout Fees Prohibited
14.065
Recovery on Bond
14.066
Appeal of Department Action by Warehouse Operator
14.071
General Penalty
14.072
Penalty for Operating Without a License
14.073
Penalty for Fraud
14.074
Penalty for Unlawful Delivery
14.075
Penalty for Fraudulently Issuing a Scale Weight Ticket or Receipt
14.076
Penalty for Changing a Receipt or Scale Weight Ticket After Issuance
14.077
Penalty for Depositing Grain Without Title
14.078
Penalty for Stealing Grain or Receiving Stolen Grain
14.079
Penalty for Interfering with Sealed Warehouse or Department Inspection or Investigation
14.081
Offense Is Violation
14.082
Discovery of Shortage
14.083
Denial, Revocation, Modification, or Suspension of License or Probation
14.084
Operation After Revocation or Suspension of a License or Probation
14.085
Injunction
14.086
Civil Penalty
14.087
Recovery of Court Costs
14.088
Venue

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 14.057’s source at texas​.gov