2010 Florida Statutes
Produce commission merchant to furnish shipper duplicate sales account; shipper to have access to certain records; proviso.
Produce commission merchant to furnish shipper duplicate sales account; shipper to have access to certain records; proviso.—
All persons engaged in the business of selling any produce or other article on commission in this state shall, if the produce or other thing of value be shipped to them by any person from any place in the state, when the same is sold by them, issue in duplicate a sales account which shall prescribe the kind, quantity, quality and price received for the produce or article sold, and with check shall cause same to be delivered by mail or otherwise, within 7 days of such sale, to the party furnishing the produce or article for sale, and should such sale be unsatisfactory to the party furnishing said produce or article for sale, then at her or his request the commission house shall furnish to her or him, within 5 days, the name or names, and residences of the purchaser of said produce or article; she or he shall also have access to the original sales papers and books showing the name and address of the purchaser of the produce or article, to the commission house selling said produce or article, and every reasonable assistance extended to her or him to her or his satisfaction in the matter; provided, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to any consignment, or part thereof, sold at retail or in less quantity than original packages, nor to produce consigned to retail merchants, nor to lumber or naval stores.
ss. 1, 2, ch. 6921, 1915; RGS 4942; CGL 7029; s. 195, ch. 77-104; s. 700, ch. 97-103.