Michigan legislators eye metals theft bills

Sep 16, 2013 | 11:50 AM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metals legislation, Michigan legislature, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, ISRI, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Michigan is trying to pass a legislative package aimed at preventing metals theft for the third consecutive year.

Three Senate bills were introduced seeking to establish a "do not buy from" list, increase record-keeping requirements for recyclers and require scrap sellers to obtain a permit.

"We are evaluating the bills and are making an effort going forward with all parties involved," an executive board member of the Michigan chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries said.....





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