Bill Status of HB4714 97th General Assembly
Short Description: PAWNBROKER-PRECIOUS METAL
Rep. Pam Roth, Thomas Morrison and Jim Watson
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Defines "precious metal scrapper". Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue licenses on an annual or multi-year basis for operating a precious metal scrapper. Provides that it shall be unlawful to operate a precious metal scrapper without a license issued by the Secretary. Provides that a precious metal scrapper may not, upon physical receipt of gold or silver, offer, promise, or pay the seller an amount less than 60% of the gold or silver's actual melt value. Provides that, upon physical receipt of gold or silver, a precious metal scrapper must maintain possession of the gold or silver for a period of 10 business days. Makes changes concerning the administration of the Act, manager licensing, record requirements, the inspection of records, daily reports, reports to the Secretary, violations of the Act, and hold orders.