Missouris Senate has approved updated scrap metal
legislation, which now heads to the desk of Gov. Jay Nixon for
S.B.102 and S.B.157 update a
2008 scrap law that requires metal recyclers to maintain
records on aluminum and copper transactions. Catalytic
converters have been added to the list of items for which
recyclers will be required to maintain sale details, including
a copy of the sellers drivers license.
Recyclers also will have to keep
a record of the photo and birthdate of the seller, as well as
the license plate of the vehicle used to make the delivery.
The list of prohibited items has
been expanded from property owned by cemeteries and electric
utilities to include metal owned by telecommunications
providers, cable providers, wireless service or other
communications-related providers, and water utilities.
Payment for any transaction more
than $500 will have to be transferred electronically or paid by