Section 40 Licenses
General Business (GBS)
No person, corporation, partnership or firm shall hereafter carry on the business of collateral loan broker, without having first obtained from the mayor of the city or licensing authority of the local governing body where the business is to be carried on a license authorizing such person to carry on the same in the manner and upon the conditions stated in the succeeding sections of this article. In the city of New York such license may be issued by the commissioner of consumer affairs. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit a collateral loan broker from employing the title pawnbroker in connection with the collateral loan business. The title pawnbroker shall be used exclusively by a collateral loan broker.