SB570 - Oregon

Commerce In Metal Property  

  • Requires scrap metal business to create and maintain certain records of purchase or receipt of metal property or other transactions related to metal property. Prohibits scrap metal business from purchasing, receiving or conducting transaction related to certain types of metal property. Requires payment for purchase or transaction by check mailed to seller's street address. Requires scrap metal business to produce records in response to lawful demand and to segregate, identify and hold metal property reasonably suspected to be lost or stolen. Requires within 10 days determination of whether metal property is lost or stolen. Requires consignment or secondhand store that purchases or receives metal property to comply with provisions of Act. Provides immunity to owner of land for injury or damage caused by theft or attempted theft of metal property. Specifies civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for first violation of certain provisions of Act and not more than $2,000 for subsequent violations. Creates crime of unlawfully altering metal property. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Creates crime of making false statement on metal property record. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Creates crime of unlawfully purchasing or receiving metal property. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Creates crime of unlawfully possessing metal property. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both.
Oregon
Last Update
10/23/2010
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