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Senate Bill 0576

Senate Bill 0576

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB 576 (Updated April 7, 2009 3:32 pm - DI 71)

Pawnbrokers. Provides that the government issued identification used to verify the identity of a seller or pledger must be issued by the United States or a state government. Requires a pawnbroker to return immediately a stolen item to an individual who alleges that the item was stolen from the individual if the individual: (1) presents the pawnbroker with a police report demonstrating that the item has been stolen; (2) presents the pawnbroker with a receipt that specifically identifies the stolen item by serial number; and (3) agrees to prosecute and appear as a witness against the person who pledged or sold the stolen item. Provides that a pawnbroker who returns a stolen item to its owner has a cause of action against the person who sold or pledged the item. Makes conforming amendments.
    Current Status:
    Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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