On purchasing any pig or pigs of metal, bronze or brass castings or parts thereof, sprues or gates or parts thereof, copper wire or brass car journals, or metal beer kegs, such junk dealer shall cause to be subscribed by the person from whom purchased a statement as to when, where and from whom he or she obtained such property, also his or her identity as verified by a government issued identification card, age, residence by city, village or town, and the street and number thereof, if any, the driver’s license number or information from a government issued identification card, if any, of such person, and otherwise such description as will reasonably locate the same, his or her occupation and name of his or her employer and place of employment or business, which statement the junk dealer shall forthwith file in the office of the chief of police of the city or village in which the purchase was made, if made in a city or incorporated village, and otherwise in the office of the sheriff of the county in which made. The junk metal dealer shall also make and retain a copy of the government issued photographic identification card used to verify the identity of the person from whom the junk metal was purchased and shall retain this copy in a separate book or register for two years from the date of purchase of the junk metal and include an additional copy of this identification with the information required to be transmitted to the chief of police or sheriff pursuant to this section.
Terms Used In N.Y. General Business Law 62
- 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. See N.Y. General Business Law 60
- 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
- Purchase: means acquiring a junk metal product or products by a junk dealer for a consideration, but does not include purchases between scrap processors. See N.Y. General Business Law 60