2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 4 - WAREHOUSEMEN
ARTICLE 2 - STATE WAREHOUSE COMMISSIONER; COTTON WAREHOUSING
PART 1 - STATE WAREHOUSE COMMISSIONER
§ 10-4-53 - Actions by and against commissioner; limitations on liability; "linters" not to be stored
. Actions by and against commissioner; limitations on liability; "linters" not to be stored
(a) The commissioner shall have power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, upon the same terms as an individual or corporation, the action to be against or by the commissioner, and not as an individual, except in case of tort or neglect of duty, when the action may be upon the bond of the commissioner. Actions may be brought in Fulton County or in the county in which the cause of action shall arise.
(b) The weights, classes, and grades of cotton on storage are, under this article, only guaranteed by the commissioner in favor of those who lend money or buy cotton through the commissioner, provided the commissioner shall not be responsible for such fluctuation in weight as represents ordinary climatic conditions.
(c) Cotton designated as "linters" shall not be received for storage under this article.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer