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Statement required from persons selling certain property
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 6
§ 62. Statement required from persons selling certain property. On
purchasing any pig or pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings or parts
thereof, sprues or gates or parts thereof, copper wire or brass car
journals, or metal beer kegs, such junk dealer shall cause to be
subscribed by the person from whom purchased a statement as to when,
where and from whom he or she obtained such property, also his or her
identity as verified by a government issued identification card, 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 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 incorporated village, and otherwise in the
office of the sheriff of the county in which made. 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 in a separate
book or register for two years from the date of purchase of the junk
metal and include an additional copy of this identification with the
information required to be transmitted to the chief of police or sheriff
pursuant to this section.