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Board of Grain Appeals

Also known as:
State Board of Grain Appeals
The Minnesota Board of Grain Appeals
Active dates:August 1, 1943-1961
Function: The board shall meet annually on or before June 15, and establish the grades of all grain subject to state inspection which shall be known as the "Minnesota grades", and all grain received at any public warehouse shall be graded accordingly. Such grade shall not be changed before the next annual meeting without the concurrence of at least two members of the board. At the time of establishing "Minnesota Grades'' it shall be the duty of such board to establish such rules and regulations as such board shall deem necessary for the carrying out of the provisions and purposes of this act; and shall publish such rules and regulations in such manner as the commission shall approve.
History: 1911 Minn. Laws Chap. 72 states: "the official titles of the two boards now known as "The Minneapolis Grain Inspection Board" at Minneapolis, and "The Duluth Grain Inspection Board*' at Duluth, shall be and the same are hereby changed to the board of grain appeals at Minneapolis and the board of grain appeals at Duluth.
These two Boards of Grain Appeal, Minneapolis and Duluth, are referred to often in laws following as "State Boards of Grain Appeal".
Membership: In 1943, the Board consisted of three members to be appointed by the Governor. Members shall have the same qualifications as grain inspectors.
Record last updated: 07/27/2012
 

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