(a) An application for a new pawnshop license, the transfer of an existing pawnshop license, or the approval of a change in the ownership of a licensed pawnshop shall be under oath and shall state the full name and place of residence of the applicant, the place where the business is to be conducted, and other relevant information required by the supervisor. If the applicant is a partnership, the application shall state the full name and address of each partner. If the applicant is a corporation, the application shall state the full name and address of each officer, shareholder, and director.
Terms Used In Alabama Code 5-19A-14
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
(b) Notwithstanding the foregoing, the application need not state the full name and address of each shareholder, if the applicant is owned directly or beneficially by a person which as an issuer has a class of securities registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or pursuant to Section 15(d) is an issuer of securities which is required to file reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, if the person files with the supervisor any information, documents, and reports required by that act to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.