2010 Tennessee Code
Title 45 - Banks And Financial Institutions
Chapter 6 - Pawnbrokers
Part 2 - Pawnbrokers Act of 1988
45-6-224 - Notice of requirement for fingerprinting Failure of pawnbroker to comply.
45-6-224. Notice of requirement for fingerprinting Failure of pawnbroker to comply.
(a) All pawnshops that are required to take and maintain thumb or other prints pursuant to § 45-6-209(b)(7) shall be required to place a sign at least ten inches by fourteen inches (10² X 14²) in a prominent location reasonably close in proximity to the place where the pawn transaction will occur. The sign shall contain language in bold type substantially similar to the following:
WARNING! IF YOU CONDUCT A PAWN TRANSACTION AT THIS ESTABLISHMENT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO GIVE A THUMBPRINT BEFORE SUCH TRANSACTION MAY BE COMPLETED AND YOUR THUMBPRINT MAY BE OBTAINED AND USED BY THE POLICE.
(b) Any pawnbroker who fails to comply with this section shall be subject to a civil penalty of one hundred dollars ($100) and noncompliance shall be grounds for the suspension of the pawnbroker's license.
[Acts 2001, ch. 429, § 2.]
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