Secondary Metals Recycler Registration

This code section explains the following:

- Regulated metal will not be allowed to be purchased between 7:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M..

- It is unlawful to provide a fake ID, false tag (tag is registered to the delivery vehicle), or false VIN to a secondary metal recycler (scrap yard) at the time of the sale or purchase of regulated metal.


O.G.G.A. 10-1-359It shall be unlawful for:

(1) A secondary metals recycler to engage in the purchase or sale of regulated metal property between the hours of 7:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M.; and

(2) Any person to give a false or personal identification card, vehicle license tag number, or vehicle identification number to a secondary metals recycler as part of a purchase transaction.