2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Section 45:28-2 - Requirements for operator of scrap metal business.


NJ Rev Stat § 45:28-2 (2013) What's This?

45:28-2 Requirements for operator of scrap metal business.

2.The operator of a scrap metal business shall:

a.Verify the identity of any person delivering or selling scrap metal to the scrap metal business by requesting and examining a photograph-bearing, valid State or federal driver's license or other government-issued form of identification bearing a photograph;

b.Make a clear copy of, and record, in a manner as may be prescribed by the Attorney General, the number of the driver's license or other government-issued form of identification presented by the person delivering or selling the scrap metal, before receiving or purchasing any scrap metal from that person;

c.Maintain, for at least five years, a record of all receipts or purchases of scrap metal in excess of 100 pounds or $50, whichever is less, including, but not limited to:

(1)the date of receipt or purchase of the scrap metal;

(2)the name and address of the person delivering or selling the scrap metal;

(3)the type and number of the identification presented by the person delivering or selling the scrap metal, along with a copy of the driver's license or other government-issued form of identification;

(4)a description of the scrap metal received or purchased, including, but not limited to its type, amount, and form;

(5)the signature of the person delivering or selling the scrap metal; and

(6)any other information as may be required by the Attorney General; and

d.Make any records maintained pursuant to subsection c. of this section available, upon request, to any law enforcement agency or official investigating the possible theft or resale of scrap metals.

L.2009, c.8, s.2.


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