Conn. law aims to curb municipal metals theft

Jun 11, 2014 | 05:54 PM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  scrap, metals theft, Connecticut legislation, ISRI, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, dealer, recycler, Dannel Malloy Steven Mikutel

NEW YORK — Connecticut has passed new metals theft legislation meant to combat the unauthorized sale of municipal property to scrap recyclers in the state.

The new law bans scrap metals recyclers from purchasing or receiving municipal property without a letter signed by the municipality’s chief executive officer authorizing the sale, and requires payment for any municipal property acquired by a recycler to be mailed to the municipality (, March 18).....

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