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House Bill 1177


House Bill 1177

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Secondhand shops. Requires certain persons who purchase secondhand goods for resale to: (1) maintain a log containing the identity of the seller and a description of the secondhand goods; (2) photograph the seller and the secondhand goods; and (3) keep the goods separate from other goods for 10 business days. Provides that the state police department shall publish on its Internet web site: (1) forms to be used by secondhand dealers to record transactions; (2) a list of secondhand property that is particularly susceptible to theft; and (3) relevant statutes and rules concerning the purchase of secondhand property. Requires a secondhand goods merchant to register annually with the secretary of state and certain local law enforcement agencies before the secondhand goods merchant may engage in business in Indiana. Makes a violation of the secondhand goods statute a Class B infraction.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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