senate Bill S1779B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the lawful sale of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jun 15, 2011 print number 1779b
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jun 10, 2011 print number 1779a
amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 12, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S1779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5883B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64, 69-e & 69-g, ren §69-h to be §69-i, add §§63-b & 69-h, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6035, A10947

S1779 - Summary

Provides for the lawful sale of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers; restricts sale of certain items; increases existing penalties.

S1779 - Sponsor Memo

S1779 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1779

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law and the penal law, in  relation
  to the lawful sale of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 62 of the general business law, as amended by chap-
ter 302 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 62. Statement required from persons selling certain property.  1. On
purchasing any pig or pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings  or  parts
thereof,  sprues  or  gates  or  parts thereof, copper TUBING OR wire or
brass car journals, or metal beer kegs, such junk  dealer  shall:    (A)
TAKE  A  COPY  OF THE SELLER'S GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION; AND (B)
cause to be subscribed by the person from whom purchased a statement  as
to:    (I)  when, where and from whom he or she obtained such property[,
also his or her identity as verified by a government issued  identifica-
tion card,] OR OTHER PROOF OF AUTHORIZATION TO SELL SUCH ITEMS; (II) THE
PERSON'S  age,  residence  by  city, village or town, and the street and
number thereof, if any, the driver's license number or information  from
a  government  issued  identification  card, if any, of such person, and
otherwise such description as will reasonably locate the same[,  his  or
her];  (III) THE PERSON'S occupation and name of his or her employer and
place of employment or business, which statement the junk  dealer  shall
forthwith  file  in  the  office  of  the chief of police of the city or
village in which the purchase was made, if made in a  city  or  incorpo-
rated  village, and otherwise in the office of the sheriff of the county
in which made.  THE JUNK DEALER SHALL CAUSE SUCH STATEMENT TO BE  SIGNED
BY  THE  SELLER. The junk metal dealer shall also make and retain a copy
of the government issued photographic identification card used to verify
the identity of the person from whom the junk metal  was  purchased  and
shall  retain  this  copy AND THE SIGNED STATEMENT in a separate book or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07009-01-1

S1779A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5883B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64, 69-e & 69-g, ren §69-h to be §69-i, add §§63-b & 69-h, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6035, A10947

S1779A - Summary

Provides for the lawful sale of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers; restricts sale of certain items; increases existing penalties.

S1779A - Sponsor Memo

S1779A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1779--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the lawful sale
  of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 62 of the general business law, as amended by chap-
ter 302 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 62. Statement required from persons selling certain property.  1. On
purchasing  any  pig or pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings or parts
thereof, sprues or gates or parts thereof,  copper  TUBING  OR  wire  or
brass  car  journals,  or  metal beer kegs, such junk dealer shall:  (A)
TAKE A COPY OF THE SELLER'S GOVERNMENT ISSUED  IDENTIFICATION;  AND  (B)
cause  to be subscribed by the person from whom purchased a statement as
to:  (I) when, where and from whom he or she  obtained  such  property[,
also  his or her identity as verified by a government issued identifica-
tion card,] OR OTHER PROOF OF AUTHORIZATION TO SELL SUCH ITEMS; (II) THE
PERSON'S age, residence by city, village or town,  and  the  street  and
number  thereof, if any, the driver's license number or information from
a government issued identification card, if any,  of  such  person,  and
otherwise  such  description as will reasonably locate the same[, his or
her]; (III) THE PERSON'S occupation and name of his or her employer  and
place  of  employment or business, which statement the junk dealer shall
forthwith file in the office of the chief  of  police  of  the  city  or
village  in  which  the purchase was made, if made in a city or incorpo-
rated village, and otherwise in the office of the sheriff of the  county
in  which made.  THE JUNK DEALER SHALL CAUSE SUCH STATEMENT TO BE SIGNED
BY THE SELLER. The junk metal dealer shall also make and retain  a  copy
of the government issued photographic identification card used to verify

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07009-03-1

S1779B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5883B
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§62, 63, 64, 69-e & 69-g, ren §69-h to be §69-i, add §§63-b & 69-h, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6035, A10947

S1779B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the lawful sale of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers; restricts sale of certain items; increases existing penalties.

S1779B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1779B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1779--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the lawful sale
  of scrap copper and other metals by junk dealers

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 62 of the general business law, as amended by chap-
ter 302 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S 62. Statement required from persons selling certain property.  1. On
purchasing any pig or pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings  or  parts
thereof,  sprues  or  gates  or  parts thereof, copper TUBING OR wire or
brass car journals, or metal beer kegs, such junk  dealer  shall:    (A)
TAKE  A  COPY  OF THE SELLER'S GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION; AND (B)
cause to be subscribed by the person from whom purchased a statement  as
to:    (I)  when, where and from whom he or she obtained such property[,
also his or her identity as verified by a government issued  identifica-
tion card,] OR OTHER PROOF OF AUTHORIZATION TO SELL SUCH ITEMS; (II) THE
PERSON'S  age,  residence  by  city, village or town, and the street and
number thereof, if any, the driver's license number or information  from
a  government  issued  identification  card, if any, of such person, and
otherwise such description as will reasonably locate the same[,  his  or
her];  (III) THE PERSON'S occupation and name of his or her employer and
place of employment or business, which statement the junk  dealer  shall
forthwith  file  in  the  office  of  the chief of police of the city or
village in which the purchase was made, if made in a  city  or  incorpo-
rated  village, and otherwise in the office of the sheriff of the county
in which made.  THE JUNK DEALER SHALL CAUSE SUCH STATEMENT TO BE  SIGNED
BY  THE  SELLER. The junk metal dealer shall also make and retain a copy
of the government issued photographic identification card used to verify
the identity of the person from whom the junk metal  was  purchased  and
shall  retain  this  copy AND THE SIGNED STATEMENT in a separate book or

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