Mich. bill advances, but sponsor notes flaws

Mar 20, 2014 | 02:01 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Michigan legislation, scrap metal, metals theft, Rashida Tlaib, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a bill regulating ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal purchases, although one of the bill’s original sponsors has warned that it contains “loopholes” regarding cash payments.

The final bill differs from the original version by regulating both ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal purchases. It also requires purchasers of scrap metal to retain a photograph of scrap sellers and the material they are selling.....





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