METAL THEFT STATUTE AMENDMENTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 583 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE STATUTES THAT REGULATE SECONDARY METALS RECYCLERS.
Intro. by Tucker.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-169 (Senate Action) (Jun 19 2013)

Bill History:

S 583/S.L. 2013-169

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE STATUTES THAT REGULATE SECONDARY METALS RECYCLERS. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective June 19, 2013.


  • Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 66-420 to add the term copper, defined as nonferrous metals including copper wire, copper clad steel wire, copper pipe, copper bars, copper sheeting, copper tubing and pipe fittings, and insulated copper wire. The term does not include brass alloys, bronze alloys, lead, nickel, zinc, or itmes not containing a significant quantity of copper. Makes a conforming change to the definition of nonferrous metals to include copper, removing references to specified copper items that are now included under the term "copper." Deletes proposed amendments to GS 66-424 and GS 66-421.


  • Summary date: Apr 2 2013 - More information

    Part 3 of GS Chapter 66, Article 45, applies to the Regulation of Sales and Purchases of Metals.

    Amends GS 66-420 of Part 3 to modify the definition of "cash card system" to mean a payment system, which pays in cash or in a form other than cash, and when the payment is in cash, (1) takes a picture of the seller at the time the payment is received, and (2) uses an automated cash dispenser such as an Automated Teller Machine (was, a payment system that takes a photograph of the receipt regardless of whether payment was in cash or some other form).

    Amends GS 66-424(a) to prohibit a secondary metals recycler from purchasing any central air conditioner condensers that are not attached to a unit. Provides an additional exception to the prohibited activities and transactions under this section to permit a secondary metals recycler to purchase central air conditioner evaporator coils or condensers not attached to a unit, or catalytic converters not attached to a vehicle, from a seller with a purchase receipt or other proof of ownership.Provides that"central airconditioner evaporator coils" as used in this subsection and in subdivision (11) of GS 66-421(b) does not include coils from a window air conditioning system if the coils are contained within the system itself or a coil from a vehicle condenser. Makes an additional conforming change to GS 66-421(b)(11).


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