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(A) Every licensee shall keep a book in which there shall be typed or printed in ink at the time of each loan a legible and accurate description in the English language of the goods, articles or things pawned or pledged, the amount of money loaned thereon, the time of pledging the same, the rate of interest to be paid on the loan, and the person pawning or pledging the said goods, article or thing. No entry made in the book shall be erased, obliterated or defaced. For purposes of this section, the phrase TYPED OR PRINTED IN INK may include a computer printout.
(B) The description of each musical instrument, camera, appliance or machine of any type shall include: the brand name, the model number, if available; and any serial number or other identification number installed by the manufacturer; and a description of every other identifying marking, such as an inscription, a social security number, a name, nickname or address appearing on the item. The description of each watch shall include: the brand name, model number, if available; a description of the metal or metals of its composition; a description of the band, if any; and description of the face by number, color, cut, shape and type of stone or stones, if any; and a description of any inscriptions appearing on the watch. The description of each item of jewelry shall include the type; a description of the metal or metals of its composition; the type, shape and cut of each stone; and a description of all inscriptions. Each ring shall also be identified by ring size. In addition, each watch and item of jewelry shall be photographed in color.
(C) The description of each person who pawns or pledges shall consist of the person's name, residence address, birth date, social security number, driver's license or state identification number, weight, height and gender. If the person has no social security number, the licensee shall record this fact.
(D) Every pawnbroker shall require two forms of identification to be shown to him or her by each person pledging or pawning any goods, articles or other things to the pawnbroker. At least one of the two forms of identification must list the person's name and residence address. Except as provided in division (E) of this section, at least one of the two forms of identification must be a photographic identification issued by a federal, state or local governmental entity. Forms of identification may include, but are not limited to: a state driver's license, a state identification card, a passport, a military identification card, or a credit card or utility bill. Required forms of identification shall be copied and maintained for all transactions completed by pawnbrokers or dealers of second hand property for a period of three years following each transaction.
(E) If the customer does not have a photographic identification card issued by a federal, state or local governmental entity, the licensee shall photograph the customer. The photograph shall be in color. On the reverse side of the photograph the licensee shall record the customer's name, residence address, date of birth, social security number, gender, height and weight. If the customer has no social security number, the licensee shall record this fact. Two forms of identification shall also be required. At least one of the two forms of identification shall list the person's name and residence address.
(F) Whenever any licensee shall buy any article of secondhand property, the same shall be recorded in the same manner as a pledge and the record shall show all information required for a pawn or pledge.
(Ord. 2033, passed 4-21-2011)