• (a) Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to prevent a governmental entity, regulated landfill or solid waste processing facility owner from selling any scrap metal donated to it or otherwise lawfully obtained by it without compensation.

  • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 62-9-111

    • Scrap metal: means any ferrous or nonferrous metal that is no longer used for its original purpose and is capable of being processed for reuse by a metal recycling facility, including, but not limited to, iron, brass, wire, cable, copper, bronze, aluminum, platinum, lead, solder, steel, stainless steel, catalytic converters or other similar obsolete ferrous or nonferrous metals, but shall not include recyclable aluminum cans. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101
    • Scrap metal dealer: means a person who buys, exchanges or deals in scrap metal or an employee or agent of that dealer who has the express or implied authority to buy, exchange or deal in scrap metal on behalf of the dealer. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101

    (b) Payment for scrap metal sold by a governmental entity or regulated landfill owner shall be:

    • (1) Made by check or money order to the governmental entity or the owner of the landfill or solid waste processing facility;

    • (2) The check or money order shall be mailed to the business address of the governmental entity or the owner of the landfill or solid waste processing facility; and

    • (3) The payee on the check shall be in the name of the governmental entity or the owner of the landfill or solid waste processing facility.

  • (c) Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a governmental entity, regulated landfill or solid waste processing facility owner from registering as a scrap metal dealer as provided in this chapter and coming within § 62-9-112.