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(A) Every secondary metals recycler carrying on any business as set forth in § 123.31 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.
1. If being sold on a large outdoor scale then it shall be taken by an overhead camera at the scale and a digital photograph of the license plate from the vehicle that is selling the property at the scale shall also be taken;
2. If being sold on an indoor scale then it shall be taken by an overhead camera and an individual picture shall be taken of each type of ferrous or nonferrous metal being purchased;
(d) A description of the property that is as accurate as practicable in the usage of the trade, to include a brief description of the ferrous or nonferrous type of metal being purchased;
(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 secondary metals recycler carrying on any business as set forth in § 123.31 in Louisville Metro shall by 11:00 a.m. the next business 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, from the preceding business day. 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 digital copy of the government-issued photo identification and a digital photo of the seller at the time of the transaction. 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 in accordance with § 123.32(A)(1)(c).
(D) Every secondary metals recycler shall give a plain written or printed receipt of the regulated property or restricted metals purchased.
(Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 138-2019, approved 9-24-2019; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 69-2021, approved 5-27-2021)