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Full Text of HB4168  102nd General Assembly

HB4168 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4168

 

Introduced 10/19/2021, by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
815 ILCS 325/4.1
815 ILCS 325/8  from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 328

    Amends the Recyclable Metal Purchase Registration Law. Requires an automotive parts recycler or scrap processor who purchases or attempts to purchase a catalytic converter to require the person selling or attempting to sell a catalytic converter to provide a driver's license or other government-issued identification. Requires an automotive parts recycler or scrap processor to maintain a log documenting the name and address of the person selling the catalytic converter and the date and time of the transaction. Requires the log to be maintained for not less than 4 years and to be made available for inspection and copying by any law enforcement officer upon request of that officer. Provides that no automotive parts recycler or scrap processor shall purchase more than 2 catalytic converters from a person in a single transaction. Provides that a recyclable metal dealer or other person who fails to comply with specified requirements shall be fined $5,000 in addition to any other penalty imposed by the court.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning business.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Recyclable Metal Purchase Registration Law
5is amended by changing Sections 4.1 and 8 as follows:
 
6    (815 ILCS 325/4.1)
7    Sec. 4.1. Restricted purchases.
8    (a) It is a violation of this Act for any person to sell or
9attempt to sell, or for any recyclable metal dealer to
10purchase or attempt to purchase, any of the following:
11        (1) materials that are clearly marked as property
12    belonging to a business or someone else other than the
13    seller;
14        (2) property associated with use by governments,
15    utilities, or railroads including, but not limited to,
16    guardrails, manhole covers, electric transmission and
17    distribution equipment, including transformers, grounding
18    straps, wires or poles, historical markers, street signs,
19    traffic signs, sewer grates, or any rail, switch
20    component, spike, angle bar, tie plate, or bolt of the
21    type used in constructing railroad track;
22        (3) cemetery plaques or ornaments; or
23        (4) any catalytic converter not attached to a motor

 

 

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1    vehicle at the time of the transaction unless the seller
2    is licensed as an automotive parts recycler or scrap
3    processor. The following provisions apply to the sale or
4    purchase of a catalytic converter:
5            (A) An automotive parts recycler or scrap
6        processor who purchases or attempts to purchase a
7        catalytic converter under this paragraph shall require
8        the person selling or attempting to sell a catalytic
9        converter to provide a driver's license or other
10        government-issued identification showing the person's
11        name, date of birth, and photograph.
12            (B) An automotive parts recycler or scrap
13        processor shall maintain a log documenting the name
14        and address of the person selling the catalytic
15        converter and the date and time of the transaction.
16        The person selling the catalytic converter is required
17        to sign such log. The log shall be maintained for not
18        less than 4 years and shall be made available for
19        inspection and copying by any law enforcement officer
20        upon request of that officer.
21            (C) No automotive parts recycler or scrap
22        processor shall purchase more than 2 catalytic
23        converters from a person in a single transaction.
24    (b) This Section shall not apply when the seller produces
25written documentation reasonably demonstrating that the seller
26is the owner of the recyclable metal material or is authorized

 

 

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1to sell the material on behalf of the owner. The recyclable
2metal dealer shall copy any such documentation and maintain it
3along with the purchase record required by Section 3 of this
4Act.
5(Source: P.A. 97-923, eff. 1-1-13.)
 
6    (815 ILCS 325/8)  (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 328)
7    Sec. 8. Penalty. Any recyclable metal dealer or other
8person who knowingly fails to comply with this Act is guilty of
9a Class A misdemeanor for the first offense, and a Class 4
10felony for the second or subsequent offense. Each day that any
11recyclable metal dealer so fails to comply shall constitute a
12separate offense. A recyclable metal dealer or other person
13who fails to comply with paragraph (4) of Section 4.1 shall be
14fined $5,000 in addition to any other penalty imposed by the
15court.
16(Source: P.A. 97-923, eff. 1-1-13.)