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47-1801. Payment for livestock purchased for slaughter; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 47-1801 through 47-1803, and amendments thereto, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:

(a) "Livestock" means cattle, hogs, sheep, goats, bison, camelids, all creatures of the ratite family that are not indigenous to this state, including, but not limited to, ostriches, emus and rheas or domesticated deer;

(b) "slaughter" means killing livestock with the intent to process and distribute the meat and by-products of such livestock, regardless of the period of time elapsing between the purchase and the killing of such livestock;

(c) "person" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation or other organization or business entity;

(d) "payment by check" means the actual delivery of the check to the seller or the seller's representative at the location where the transfer of ownership is accomplished. In the case of "grade and yield" selling, "payment by check" means making the check available at the packing plant, subject to the instructions of the seller or the seller's representative;

(e) "wire transfer" means any telephonic, telegraphic, electronic or similar communication between the bank of the purchaser and the bank of the seller which results in the transfer of funds or credits of the purchaser to an account of the seller;

(f) "domesticated deer" means any member of the family cervidae which was legally obtained and is being sold or raised in a confined area for breeding stock; for any carcass, skin or part of such animal; for exhibition; or for companionship.

History: L. 1975, ch. 279, § 1; L. 1993, ch. 143, § 7; L. 1994, ch. 79, § 7; L. 2012, ch. 125, § 36; July 1.

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