§47-11B-1. Legislative findings.
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that certain sales of goods, defined in this article as "closing-out sales,""sales of goods damaged by fire, smoke or water" or "defunct business sales" have heretofore often been advertised and conducted in such manner as to mislead and defraud the public or otherwise harm the public and that such sales should be licensed and regulated to prevent misrepresentation and fraud and to protect and promote the public welfare.