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CS/CS/CS/SB 540: Secondhand Dealers and Secondary Metals Recyclers

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Community Affairs ; Commerce and Tourism ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Montford ; Evers ; Lynn ; Oelrich

Secondhand Dealers and Secondary Metals Recyclers; Requiring that a secondary metals recycler conform to the requirements for a secondhand dealer; revising requirements for payments made by secondary metals recyclers to sellers of regulated metals property to prohibit certain cash transactions; providing penalties; requiring the Department of Revenue to accept applications from a fixed business address; preempting to the state the regulation of secondary metals recyclers and purchase transactions involving regulated metals property; limiting the liability of a public or private owner of metal property for injuries occurring during the theft or attempted theft of metal property and for injuries occurring as the result of the theft or attempted theft, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 885 (Ch. 2012-179) -SJ 1238
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations (BGA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/13/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 47
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/09/12, 3:15 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/9/2012 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 104
1/11/2012 Senate • Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 166
• Now in Community Affairs
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 264
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/24/2012 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 264
• CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 269
1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/31/12, 15 Minutes after recess of session, 37 Senate Office Building
1/31/2012 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 314
2/1/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS/CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 315
2/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 314
2/3/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations -SJ 328
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 721
2/29/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 721
3/6/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 874
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 874
3/8/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/12 -SJ 962
3/9/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1237
• Amendment(s) adopted (399362) -SJ 1237
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 885 -SJ 1238
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 885 (Ch. 2012-179) -SJ 1238