HB 2262

House Bill (HB) 2262: scrap metal dealers; registration

Sponsor: Representative Forese

Overview: HB 2262 sets up numerous regulations for the scrap metal industry.

League Position: SUPPORT - The League worked with numerous stakeholders and the sponsor to enhance law enforcement effectiveness in a manner that does not harm scrap metal dealers.

Summary: HB 2280 requires scrap metal dealers to register with the Department of Public Safety and sets up a website monitoring system for law enforcement on metal theft.

Updates

03/13/13: The bill passed the Senate Government and Environment and Public Safety Committees by unanimous votes.

04/16/13: HB 2262 passed Senate Committee of the Whole with a Rules amendment for technical correction to the Public Safety Committee amendment. The bill will have a Senate third reading on April 22nd.