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File #: O-403-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Committee
File created: 8/9/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 10/20/2021 Final action:
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ?? 123.35 AND 123.01 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES ("LMCO") RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF SECONDARY METALS RECYCLERS.
Sponsors: Pat Mulvihill (D-10), Mark H. Fox (D-13)
Attachments: 1. O-403-21 PROPOSED CABS 091521 METAL RECYCLERS.pdf, 2. O-403-21 V.1 081221 Amend LMCO 123 RE Secondary Metal Recyclers.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. __________, SERIES 2021
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ?? 123.35 AND 123.01 OF THE
LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES ("LMCO") RELATING
TO THE REGULATION OF SECONDARY METALS RECYCLERS.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS FOX AND MULVIHILL

WHEREAS, recent amendments to LMCO ? 123.35 regarding the number of days restricted property must be held before alteration were applied to motor vehicles sold to secondary metals recyclers; and
WHEREAS, the size and number of such vehicles would require many acres of additional storage area in which to hold unaltered vehicles for ten days; and
WHEREAS, a technical correction to a reference to state law in LMCO 123.01 is also needed.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT ("THE COUNCIL") AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: LMCO ? 123.35 is hereby amended as follows:
(A) Except as provided in subsection (B), gold, silver, precious metals, regulated property and/or restricted metals purchased by a secondary metals recycler shall not be sold, modified, altered or destroyed for a period of ten calendar days after the date of purchase by a secondary metals recycler. The property purchased must be kept in its original form, uncommingled, along with a copy of the transaction record, as set forth in ? 123.32, on the premises of the business location during the holding period for purposes of inspection, if necessary, as provided by this subchapter. This section shall not apply to ferrous or nonferrous metals that are intended for scrap or recycling and are not defined as restricted metals.
(B) Motor vehicles purchased by a secondary metals recycler shall be maintained on the recycler's business premises for a minimum of 48 hours after purchase in a condition in which a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) physically located on the vehicle can be visually inspected by law enforcement.
SECTION II: The following...

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