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House Bill (HB) 2566: S/E pawnbrokers; transactions fee prohibited
Sponsor: Representative Gowan
Summary: HB2566 states that a city, town, or county may not impose a fee on transaction between a dealer and a seller.
League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes this bill because it would hinder a city's ability to track stolen items sold in pawnshops.
2/24/2016: HB2566 passed the House Appropriations Committee by a vote of 7-6. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.
3/2/2016: HB2566 passed the House COW.
3/2/2016: HB2566 passed the House Third Read by a vote of 31-28. The bill was transferred to the Senate.
3/7/2016: HB2566 passed the Senate Commerce and Workforce Development by a vote of 5-4.