§19-2A-17. Authority of commissioner to enforce article; conflicts with federal authority.

The commissioner shall be charged with the enforcement of this article. He shall have full authority and power to make and enforce rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this article, and may employ such agents or other assistants as he may deem necessary for the proper enforcement of this article.

In the event any of the provisions or requirements of this article should be a duplication or in conflict with the authority exercised by the secretary of agriculture under the Packers and Stockyard Act of the United States Congress, then the provisions and requirements of this article shall not apply.