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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Architectural salvage material dealers. Prohibits an architectural salvage material dealer (dealer) from purchasing or otherwise obtaining architectural salvage material: (1) from a person who is less than 18 years of age; or (2) that the dealer believes or should have reason to believe is stolen property acquired as a result of a crime. Requires a dealer to keep a record book that contains certain information concerning architectural salvage material received by the dealer. Requires a dealer to hold such material intact for: (1) at least seven business days after receiving the material; and (2) at least 20 business days if the dealer receives written notice from a law enforcement agency or any other person that a person is claiming a right to possession of the material that is adverse to the dealer. Allows law enforcement officers to inspect and obtain records from a dealer. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to knowingly or intentionally violate a provision of the architectural salvage material dealers law.