2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 29 - Liens
CHAPTER 8 - AGRICULTURAL PRODUCER'S LIENS
SECTION 29-8-103. - Notice; filing of notice of claim; contents.

WY Stat § 29-8-103. (2015) What's This?

29-8-103. Notice; filing of notice of claim; contents.

(a) A lien created under W.S. 29-8-102 attaches when the farm product is delivered from the producer to the processor, contractor, warehouse operator or commodity dealer.

(b) A person claiming a lien created by this act shall file a written notice of claim of lien with the office of the secretary of state not later than one hundred eighty (180) days after the lien attaches.

(c) The notice of claim of lien required under subsection (b) of this section shall be in the form of a financing statement acceptable for filing by the office of the secretary of state. The signature of the processor, contractor, warehouse operator or commodity dealer shall not be required. The written notice of claim filed under subsection (c) of this section shall contain:

(i) A true statement of the lienholder's claim;

(ii) A description of the farm product delivered sufficient for identification;

(iii) The lienholder's name, address and phone number, establishing them as a secured party; and

(iv) The name and address of the processor, contractor, warehouse operator or commodity dealer, establishing them as the debtor.

(d) The secretary of state shall keep a record of notices filed under this section under an index of agricultural liens.

(e) The secretary of state shall charge a fee not exceeding the cost of providing the service for filing of notices and requests for copies of such notices.

(f) When a lienholder files a notice of claim of lien as required by this section, the lienholder shall send a copy of the notice to the processor, contractor, warehouse operator or commodity dealer by registered or certified mail.

(g) When a lienholder files a notice of claim of lien as required by this section the lienholder shall send a copy of the notice to all holders of security interests in the farm product described in the notice of claim who duly perfected such security interests by filing notice thereof with the secretary of state. The notice shall be mailed to holders of perfected security interests within thirty (30) days after the date of filing the notice of claim.

(h) A lien which has attached under subsection (a) of this section is perfected upon the completion of the requirements of subsections (a) through (h) of this section. If a person entitled to a lien under this section does not properly file a notice of claim or properly notify all holders of security interests of the lien within the time required by this section, the person waives the right to the lien.

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