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      RS 56:506.1     


            NOTE: See Acts 2004, No. 904, §3, relative to termination.

§506.1. Fee for promotion and protection of wild-caught shrimp

            For license years 2005 and 2006, any wholesale/retail seafood dealer who is required to pay excise tax on shrimp pursuant to R.S. 56:506 shall also pay an annual fee of one hundred fifty dollars for residents and six hundred dollars for nonresidents. Any wholesale/retail seafood dealer who bought, sold, acquired, handled, or purchased in excess of two hundred fifty thousand pounds of shrimp equivalent to head on weight during the previous license year shall pay an additional annual fee of one thousand dollars. Fees paid pursuant to this Section shall be indicated on the original valid wholesale/retail seafood dealers license. Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of a class three violation.

            Acts 2004, No. 904, §1, eff. July 12, 2004.

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