senate Bill S1531

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jan 09, 2013 referred to consumer protection

S1531 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3564
Current Committee:
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 Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1779B, A5883B
2009-2010: S6035, A10947

S1531 - Summary

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

S1531 - Sponsor Memo

S1531 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1531

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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, 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

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

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