CHAPTER 16. PAWNBROKERS, JUNK AND SECONDHAND DEALERS.*
Notes to Chapter:
Sec. 16-4. Record book—Information on purchases.*
Every person maintaining or operating any store, shop or place for the
transaction of any business, or the business of a pawnbroker, recycler, junk
dealer or dealer in secondhand goods, wares, merchandise or commodities other
than household furniture, shall keep at such place of business a substantial,
well-bound book in which there shall be entered at the time of purchase an exact
description of all articles purchased by such person, the date of purchase, the
price paid therefor, the name and residence or place of business from whom
purchased, the signature of the seller, and all particular and prominent marks
of identification that may be found on such article. It is unlawful for any
pawnbroker, recycler, junk dealer or dealer in secondhand goods, wares,
merchandise or commodities other than household furniture to purchase, or
otherwise acquire, any article from any person known, or reasonably should be
known, to be under the age of eighteen years. (Ord. No. 337, § 3; Ord.
No. 1490, § 3 (part).)
* For state law as to records to be kept by junk dealers, see B. & P.
C., §§ 26105 to 21609.