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CS/CS/HB 885: Transactions by Secondhand Dealers and Secondary Metals Recyclers

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee ; Ford ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson ; Burgin ; Gaetz ; Garcia, L. ; Holder ; Hooper ; Ingram ; McBurney ; Perry ; Roberson ; Rouson ; Smith ; Watson, B. ; Williams, T. ; Young

Transactions by Secondhand Dealers and Secondary Metals Recyclers; Deletes exemptions for flea market transactions & auction businesses; revises provisions relating to recordkeeping; revises requirements information recyclers must obtain & maintain; limits liability for conversion of motor vehicles to scrap metal; revises requirements for payments; provides methods of payment for restricted regulated metals property; requires that purchases of certain property be made by check or by electronic payment; prohibits secondary metals recyclers from purchasing regulated metals property, restricted regulated metals property, or ferrous metals during specified times, from certain locations, or from certain sellers; prohibits purchase of specified restricted regulated metals property without certain proof of seller's ownership & authorization; preempts to state regulation of secondary metals recyclers & purchase transactions involving regulated metals property; provides exceptions; amends provisions relating to theft of copper or other nonferrous metals from utility or communications services provider; prohibits removing copper or other nonferrous metals from electrical substation site without authorization of utility; provides civil liability & civil & criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-179, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1323 (Ch. 2012-185)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 85
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 85
1/27/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
1/31/2012 House • CS by Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 526
2/6/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/7/2012 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 547
• CS by Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 524
2/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/22/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
2/22/2012 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 814
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 814
2/23/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/24/12, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
2/24/2012 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 855
2/27/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 848
2/28/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 907
3/1/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/12
3/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1017
• Amendment(s) adopted (554139) -HJ 1017
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1068
• Amendment(s) adopted (455731) -HJ 1069
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 1069
3/5/2012 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 847
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 847
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1237
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1237
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 540 -SJ 1238
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1238
• Amendment(s) adopted (163942, 290144) -SJ 1238
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1238
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1238
3/9/2012 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (163942, 290144) -HJ 1605, 1606
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 1606
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1606
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-179, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1323 (Ch. 2012-185)