As used in this article:

Terms Used In N.Y. General Business Law 60

  • 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.
  • Junk metal: means any product made of steel, copper, copper alloy, brass, aluminum, or aluminum alloy that is readily used or useable by a public utility, railroad, county, city or state highway department, public or private school, or an institution of higher education or which has an established market for resale to scrap processors as defined in section sixty-nine-e of this chapter. See N.Y. General Business Law 60
  • 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.

1. “Junk metal” means any product made of steel, copper, copper alloy, brass, aluminum, or aluminum alloy that is readily used or useable by a public utility, railroad, county, city or state highway department, public or private school, or an institution of higher education or which has an established market for resale to scrap processors as defined in section sixty-nine-e of this chapter.

2. “Junk dealer” means any individual, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or partnership engaged in the business of purchasing and reselling valuable metal either at a permanently established place of business or in connection with a business of an itinerant nature, including junk shops, junk yards, junk stores, auto wreckers, salvage yards, collectors of or dealers in junk and junk cars or trucks, but shall not include any individual, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or partnership duly licensed as a scrap processor as provided in article six-c of this chapter.

3. “Purchase” means acquiring a junk metal product or products by a junk dealer for a consideration, but does not include purchases between scrap processors.