Florida Senate - 2023                                     SB 442
       By Senator Gruters
       22-00372A-23                                           2023442__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to secondhand dealers; amending s.
    3         538.03, F.S.; revising the definition of “secondhand
    4         goods” to exclude certain items; providing an
    5         effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Paragraph (i) of subsection (1) of section
   10  538.03, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   11         538.03 Definitions; applicability.—
   12         (1) As used in this part, the term:
   13         (i) “Secondhand goods” means personal property previously
   14  owned or used which is not regulated metals property regulated
   15  under part II and which is purchased, consigned, or traded as
   16  used property. The term includes gift certificates and credit
   17  memos as defined in s. 501.95 which are purchased, consigned, or
   18  traded by a secondhand dealer. The term does not include office
   19  furniture;, pianos;, books;, clothing;, organs;, money; coins,
   20  motor vehicles;, costume jewelry; gold bullion, silver bullion,
   21  platinum bullion, palladium bullion, or rhodium bullion if such
   22  bullion has been assayed and is properly marked as to its weight
   23  and fineness;, cardio and strength training or conditioning
   24  equipment designed primarily for indoor use;, and secondhand
   25  sports equipment that is not permanently labeled with a serial
   26  number. As used in this paragraph, the term “secondhand sports
   27  equipment” does not include golf clubs.
   28         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023.