926.141 Petition for appointment of receiver to operate or liquidate the business of the unlicensed handler.

If the director of agriculture obtains evidence that an unlicensed handler is insolvent or is unable to satisfy the claims of all depositors, the director may petition the court of common pleas of the county in which the unlicensed handler is located for the appointment of a receiver to operate or liquidate the business of the unlicensed handler.

All necessary expenses incurred by the director or a receiver appointed under this section may be recovered from the unlicensed handler in a separate civil action brought by the director in the court of common pleas or recovered at the same time and as a part of the receivership action filed under this section. As a part of the expenses so incurred, the cost of adequate liability insurance necessary to protect the director, the receiver, and others engaged in carrying out this section may be included.

Cite as R.C. § 926.141

History. Effective Date: 03-22-2001