View Amendment Current Amendment: 4129SD12.docx to Bill 1031     Senator REESE proposed the following amendment (DKA\4129SD12):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 16-11-523, as contained in SECTION 11, by striking subsection (A) in its entirety and inserting:

/ (A)         For purposes of this section, 'nonferrous metals' means metals not containing significant quantities of iron or steel, including copper wire, copper clad steel wire, copper pipe, copper bars, copper sheeting, aluminum, a product that is a mixture of aluminum and copper, catalytic converters, lead-acid batteries, steel propane gas tanks, and stainless steel beer kegs or containers. 'Nonferrous metals' does not include items that are not specifically listed in this subsection. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680(A), as contained in SECTION 12, by striking item (2) of the subsection in its entirety and inserting:

/         (2)     'Nonferrous metals' means metals not containing significant quantities of iron or steel, including, copper wire, cooper clad steel wire, copper pipe, copper bars, copper sheeting, aluminum, a product that is a mixture of aluminum and copper, catalytic converters, lead-acid batteries, steel propane gas tanks, and stainless steel beer kegs or containers. 'Nonferrous metals' does not include items that are not specifically listed in this item. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680(B), as contained in SECTION 12, by adding after item (9) a new item to read:

/ (10)     A sheriff shall issue permits during regular business hours. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680(C), as contained in SECTION 12, by adding after item (10) a new item to read:

/ (11)     A sheriff shall issue permits during regular business hours. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680(D)(2)(4), as contained in SECTION 12, by striking the item and inserting:
/ (2)(4)     A secondary metals recycler shall purchase copper, catalytic converters, and beer kegs by check alone. A secondary metals recycler shall not enter into a cash transaction in payment for the purchase of copper, catalytic converters, and beer kegs. Payment for the purchase of copper, catalytic converters, and beer kegs must be made by check alone issued and made payable to the seller. A secondary metals recycler shall not use an automated teller machine (ATM) or other cash card system in lieu of a check. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680, as contained in SECTION 12, by adding a new subsection to read:
/ (L)     In addition to the provisions of this section authorizing the sheriff to issue a permit to a secondary metals recycler, the sheriff is also authorized to issue a temporary permit which may be used once for the purchase or sale and transport of nonferrous metals within three hours from the time of issuance. /

Amend the bill further, Section 16-17-680(I)(J)(1), as contained in SECTION 12, by striking item (1) in its entirety and inserting:

/     (1)     Except as provided in item (2), the provisions of this section do not apply to the purchase or sale of aluminum cans:
        (a)     a transaction between a secondary metals recycler and another secondary metals recycler;
        (b)     a governmental entity;
        (c)     a manufacturer or industrial vendor that generates or sells regulated metals in the ordinary course of its business;
        (d)     a holder of a retail license, an authorized wholesaler, an automobile demolisher as defined in Section 56-5-5810(d), a contractor licensed pursuant to Chapter 11, Title 40, a residential home builder licensed pursuant to Chapter 59, Title 40, a demolition contractor, a provider of gas service, electric service, communications service, water service, plumbing service, electrical service, climate conditioning service, core recycling service, appliance repair service, automotive repair service, or electronics repair service; or
        (e)     organizations, corporations, or associations registered with the State as charitable organizations or any nonprofit corporation. /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.