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House Bill 1212

House Bill 1212

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF HB1212 (Updated April 21, 2003 3:26 PM - DI 84)

Purchase and resale of used jewelry by jewelers. Requires jewelers to maintain books, accounts, bill of sales, and records concerning the purchase and resale of used jewelry, with the exception of used jewelry used by a customer as a trade-in toward a purchase of new jewelry. Requires jewelers to make records available to a law enforcement agency. Prohibits jewelers from purchasing used jewelry: (1) from an individual under 18 years of age; and (2) the jeweler knows or has reason to believe is stolen property. Allows law enforcement officers to obtain jewelers' records. Makes a violation of these provisions a Class A misdemeanor.
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Law Enacted
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