2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 3:493 — Producer selling direct to consumer not subject to permit fees, license tax or fee, or inspection fees; inspection; time for sale
§493. Producer selling direct to consumer not subject to permit fees, license tax or fee, or inspection fees; inspection; time for sale
Any trucker, farmer, or producer of fruits, vegetables, grains, or meats in this state, or any employee of such farmer or producer, may sell the produce or products in any quantities direct to any consumer in this state, whether roadside, at a farmers market, or other direct means, and no state, parochial, or municipal authority shall require the payment of any permit fee, license tax or fee, or inspection fee of any kind or character whatsoever. Any such person may sell the produce, whether raw or processed, and shall not be required to pay an occupational license tax. Any state, parochial, or municipal authority having the power, or charged with the duty, may at its own expense inspect the produce or products above mentioned, the inspection to be made at such time and in such manner as may least inconvenience the producer. Within the limit of any municipality having ordinances regulating the hours within which the produce or products above mentioned may be sold, the trucker, farmer, or producer, or any employee of such farmer or producer, shall sell the produce or products only between the hours of eight o'clock a.m. and six o'clock p.m.
Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 116, §1, eff. April 23, 2002.
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