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SECTION 47-1-3

   § 47-1-3  Sets of standards furnished tocities and towns. – (a) The director of the department of labor and training shall furnish a set ofstandards of weights, measures, and balances, at such a cost as the directormay deem proper, to each city or town that in the director's judgment shall nothave a suitable set, thecost to be paid for by the state on the order of thestate controller on the general treasurer, the set to consist as follows: oneeven balance of a capacity not less than one hundred pounds (100 lbs.); onebrass yard gauge; five (5) iron dry measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one-half (1/2) bushel, one peck, one-half (1/2) peck, two (2)quarts, and one quart; six (6) iron wine measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one gallon, one-half (1/2) gallon, one quart, one pint, one-half(1/2) pint, and one gill; five (5) iron ring weights, avoirdupois standard, oneeach as follows: fifty pounds (50 lbs.), twenty-five pounds (25 lbs.), twentypounds (20 lbs.), ten pounds (10 lbs.), and five pounds (5 lbs.); ten (10)brass weights, avoirdupois standard, one each as follows: four pounds (4 lbs.),two pounds (2 lbs.), one pound (1 lb.), eight ounces (8 oz.), four ounces (4oz.), one ounce (1 oz.), one-half ounce (1/2 oz.), one-quarter ounce (1/4 oz.),one-eighth ounce (1/8 oz.), one-sixteenth ounce ( 1/16 oz.); together with asuitable case or cabinet to contain the set.

   (b) The director shall also furnish each town and city, atthe expense of the town or city, a portable even balance scale, with a set ofweights and measures, to be used by the town or city sealers in the dischargeof their duties as hereinafter provided.

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SECTION 47-1-3

   § 47-1-3  Sets of standards furnished tocities and towns. – (a) The director of the department of labor and training shall furnish a set ofstandards of weights, measures, and balances, at such a cost as the directormay deem proper, to each city or town that in the director's judgment shall nothave a suitable set, thecost to be paid for by the state on the order of thestate controller on the general treasurer, the set to consist as follows: oneeven balance of a capacity not less than one hundred pounds (100 lbs.); onebrass yard gauge; five (5) iron dry measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one-half (1/2) bushel, one peck, one-half (1/2) peck, two (2)quarts, and one quart; six (6) iron wine measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one gallon, one-half (1/2) gallon, one quart, one pint, one-half(1/2) pint, and one gill; five (5) iron ring weights, avoirdupois standard, oneeach as follows: fifty pounds (50 lbs.), twenty-five pounds (25 lbs.), twentypounds (20 lbs.), ten pounds (10 lbs.), and five pounds (5 lbs.); ten (10)brass weights, avoirdupois standard, one each as follows: four pounds (4 lbs.),two pounds (2 lbs.), one pound (1 lb.), eight ounces (8 oz.), four ounces (4oz.), one ounce (1 oz.), one-half ounce (1/2 oz.), one-quarter ounce (1/4 oz.),one-eighth ounce (1/8 oz.), one-sixteenth ounce ( 1/16 oz.); together with asuitable case or cabinet to contain the set.

   (b) The director shall also furnish each town and city, atthe expense of the town or city, a portable even balance scale, with a set ofweights and measures, to be used by the town or city sealers in the dischargeof their duties as hereinafter provided.


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SECTION 47-1-3

   § 47-1-3  Sets of standards furnished tocities and towns. – (a) The director of the department of labor and training shall furnish a set ofstandards of weights, measures, and balances, at such a cost as the directormay deem proper, to each city or town that in the director's judgment shall nothave a suitable set, thecost to be paid for by the state on the order of thestate controller on the general treasurer, the set to consist as follows: oneeven balance of a capacity not less than one hundred pounds (100 lbs.); onebrass yard gauge; five (5) iron dry measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one-half (1/2) bushel, one peck, one-half (1/2) peck, two (2)quarts, and one quart; six (6) iron wine measures, one each of the followingcapacities: one gallon, one-half (1/2) gallon, one quart, one pint, one-half(1/2) pint, and one gill; five (5) iron ring weights, avoirdupois standard, oneeach as follows: fifty pounds (50 lbs.), twenty-five pounds (25 lbs.), twentypounds (20 lbs.), ten pounds (10 lbs.), and five pounds (5 lbs.); ten (10)brass weights, avoirdupois standard, one each as follows: four pounds (4 lbs.),two pounds (2 lbs.), one pound (1 lb.), eight ounces (8 oz.), four ounces (4oz.), one ounce (1 oz.), one-half ounce (1/2 oz.), one-quarter ounce (1/4 oz.),one-eighth ounce (1/8 oz.), one-sixteenth ounce ( 1/16 oz.); together with asuitable case or cabinet to contain the set.

   (b) The director shall also furnish each town and city, atthe expense of the town or city, a portable even balance scale, with a set ofweights and measures, to be used by the town or city sealers in the dischargeof their duties as hereinafter provided.

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