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815 ILCS 325/3

    (815 ILCS 325/3) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 323)
    Sec. 3. Records of purchases. Except as provided in Section 5 of this Act every recyclable metal dealer in this State shall enter into an electronic record-keeping system for each purchase of recyclable metal or recyclable metal containing copper the following information:
        1. The name and address of the recyclable metal
    
dealer;
        2. The date and place of each purchase;
        3. The name and address of the person or persons
    
from whom the recyclable metal was purchased, which shall be verified from a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification. The recyclable metal dealer shall make and record a photocopy or electronic scan of the driver's license or other government-issued photo identification. If the person delivering the recyclable metal does not have a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification, the recyclable metal dealer shall not complete the transaction;
        4. The motor vehicle license number and state of
    
issuance of the motor vehicle license number of the vehicle or conveyance on which the recyclable metal was delivered to the recyclable metal dealer;
        5. A description of the recyclable metal purchased,
    
including the weight and whether it consists of bars, cable, ingots, rods, tubing, wire, wire scraps, clamps, connectors, other appurtenances, or some combination thereof;
        6. Photographs or video, or both, of the seller and
    
of the materials as presented on the scale; and
        7. A declaration signed and dated by the person or
    
persons from whom the recyclable metal was purchased which states the following:
            "I, the undersigned, affirm under penalty of law
        
that the property that is subject to this transaction is not to the best of my knowledge stolen property.".
    A copy of the recorded information shall be kept in an electronic record-keeping system by the recyclable metal dealer. Purchase records shall be retained for a period of 3 years. Photographs shall be retained for a period of 3 months and video recordings shall be retained for a period of one month. The electronic record-keeping system shall be made available for inspection by any law enforcement official or the representatives of common carriers and persons, firms, corporations or municipal corporations engaged in either the generation, transmission or distribution of electric energy or engaged in telephone, telegraph or other communications, at any time.
(Source: P.A. 97-923, eff. 1-1-13; 97-924, eff. 1-1-13; 98-463, eff. 8-16-13.)