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(A) Every secondhand dealer carrying on any business as set forth in § 123.21 shall keep a transaction record, in plain, legible printed English text, for each purchase of regulated property and/or restricted metals, with the following information downloaded by 11:00 a.m. the following day to be reported to an online internet-based transaction recording service accessible to law enforcement:
(1) Information on the regulated property and/or restricted metals purchased:
(a) The date when the property was received and bought;
(b) The purchase price;
(c) A digital photograph of the property; and
(d) A description of the property that is accurate as practicable in the usage of the trade, to include if applicable:
3. Serial number;
7. Vintage; and
8. Distinguishing marks or characteristics to include engraved numbers, words, or initials;
(2) Information on the seller of the regulated property and/or restricted metals purchased:
(a) A digital copy of the seller's state or federally issued photo identification;
(b) If not available from the aforementioned photo identification card, the following personal information from the seller must be supplemented:
1. Full Name;
3. Physical and mailing address (to include city, state, and zip code);
4. Telephone number;
5. Date of birth;
8. Hair color; and
9. Eye color;
(c) A digital thumbprint. The digital thumbprint should be made from the right hand unless the right hand is unavailable in which case the left hand thumb should be provided;
(3) Information on the purchaser of the regulated property and/or restricted metals, including the purchaser's name, and business, if applicable.
(B) Every person carrying on any business as set forth in § 123.21 in Louisville Metro shall by 11:00 a.m. each day furnish to the Louisville Metro Police Department a true and correct written report of all regulated property and/or restricted metals received by him or her by purchase, during the 24 hours preceding each report. The report shall describe the goods as accurately as practicable in the usage of the trade. The report shall include who actually made the purchase, the name of the person or persons, his or her address, city, state and zip code, his or her sex, race, hair color, eye color, and his or her date of birth. The report shall contain a copy of the government-issued photo identification. The report shall be transmitted electronically in a format designated by the Louisville Metro Police Department.
(C) It shall be the duty of the Louisville Metro Police Department during regular business hours to examine and inspect transaction records, and if sufficient information cannot be gained from an inspection of transaction records, it shall be the duty of any person to permit and allow the officer to examine any and all regulated property and/or restricted metals mentioned herein belonging to or purchased by such person. A transaction record and digital photograph for a purchase of all regulated property and/or restricted metals shall be maintained together on the premises for at least one year after the date of such purchase. The digital photo must accurately depict the regulated property and/or restricted metals purchased.
(D) Every secondhand dealer shall give a plain written or printed receipt of the regulated property or restricted metals purchased.
(1999 Lou. Code, § 111.331) (Lou. Ord. No. 79-1965, approved 4-14-1965; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 72-2004, approved 6-3-2004; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 192-2007, approved 10-1-2007, effective 1-29-2008; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 27-2012, approved 2-10-2012; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 132-2012, approved 8-1-2012; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 198-2015, approved 11-24-2015, effective 1-23-2016; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 138-2019, approved 9-24-2019; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 69-2021, approved 5-27-2021) Penalty, see § 115.999