The secretary of state shall notify the attorney general when the secretary of state has reason to believe a violation of this chapter has occurred. It is the intent of this section that information shall be made available to members of the general assembly and appropriate committees of the general assembly in order to determine the extent of farming being carried out in this state by corporations and other business entities and the effect of such farming practices upon the economy of this state. The reports of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, trusts, contractors, and processors required in this chapter shall be confidential reports except as to the attorney general for review and appropriate action when necessary. The secretary of state shall assist any committee of the general assembly existing or established for the purposes of studying the effects of this chapter and the practices this chapter seeks to study and regulate.
[C77, 79, 81, § 172C.14]
88 Acts, ch 1191, §9; 91 Acts, ch 172, §7 ~IC93, § 9H.14 ~I93 Acts, ch 39, §20
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