Bill Status of HB3891 97th General Assembly
Short Description: PAWNBROKER-PRECIOUS METAL-GEM
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Creates a provision that a pawnbroker shall not deface, scratch, obliterate, melt, separate, or break into parts, or otherwise in any manner do, cause, or suffer to be done by others, anything that shall destroy or tend to destroy the identity or value of any precious metal or precious gem during the holding period. Provides that a pawnbroker who acquires a precious metal object or precious gem shall keep it in the county where the pawnbroker holds a license from the time of the acquisition until at least 30 days after submitting a copy of a record of its acquisition. Extends the holding period for property containing precious metals or precious gems, or both, for 30 days. Creates a provision for definitions.