Secondhand dealers; adds regulation thereof to current statutes regulating pawnbrokers. (SB653)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers. Adds the regulation of secondhand dealers, secondhand shops, and consignment shops to current statues regulating pawnbrokers. In addition, the bill also authorizes localities to enact an ordinance regulating pawnbrokers or secondhand dealers and to require pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers to report their daily transactions electronically to a designated law-enforcement official of the locality. The bill also (i) requires pawnbrokers to obtain thumbprints of both hands of the person pawning an item and (ii) authorizes fees to be charged for additional services provided. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2006Presented and ordered printed 065295820
01/18/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2006Continued to 2007 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)