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Full Text of HB4013  97th General Assembly




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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 Section 3 as follows:
6    (815 ILCS 325/3)  (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 323)
7    Sec. 3. Records of purchases. Except as provided in Section
85 of this Act every recyclable metal dealer in this State shall
9enter on forms provided by the Department of State Police or
10such department as may succeed to its functions, for each
11purchase of recyclable metal valued at $100 or more and for
12each transaction involving the purchase of metal street signs
13or recyclable metal containing copper the following
15        1. The name and address of the recyclable metal dealer;
16        2. The date and place of each purchase;
17        3. The name and address of the person or persons from
18    whom the recyclable metal or metal street signs were
19    purchased, which shall be verified from a valid driver's
20    license or State Identification Card. The recyclable metal
21    dealer shall make and record a photocopy or electronic scan
22    of the driver's license or State Identification Card. If
23    the person delivering the recyclable metal or metal street



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1    signs does not have a valid driver's license or State
2    Identification Card, the recyclable metal dealer shall not
3    complete the transaction;
4        4. The motor vehicle license number and state of
5    issuance of the motor vehicle license number of the vehicle
6    or conveyance on which the recyclable metal was delivered
7    to the recyclable metal dealer;
8        5. A description of the recyclable metal or metal
9    street signs purchased, including the weight and whether it
10    consists of bars, cable, ingots, rods, tubing, wire, wire
11    scraps, clamps, connectors, other appurtenances, or some
12    combination thereof; and
13        6. A declaration signed and dated by the person or
14    persons from whom the recyclable metal or metal street
15    signs were purchased which states the following:
16            "I, the undersigned, affirm under penalty of law
17        that the property that is subject to this transaction
18        is not to the best of my knowledge stolen property."
19    For purposes of this Section, "metal street sign" means any
20sign displaying the name of the street on which it is located
21and all signs, signals, markings, and other devices placed or
22erected by authority of a public body or official having
23jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or
24guiding traffic.
25    A copy of the completed form shall be kept in a separate
26book or register by the recyclable metal dealer and shall be



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1retained for a period of 2 years. Such book or register shall
2be made available for inspection by any law enforcement
3official or the representatives of common carriers and persons,
4firms, corporations or municipal corporations engaged in
5either the generation, transmission or distribution of
6electric energy or engaged in telephone, telegraph or other
7communications, at any time.
8(Source: P.A. 95-979, eff. 1-2-09; 96-507, eff. 8-14-09.)