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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 9. Secondhand Goods [21500 - 21672]

  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50. )

ARTICLE 2. Builders’ Tools [21550 - 21556]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50. )

21550.
  

“Person” as used in this article includes firm and corporation.

“Builders’ tools” as used in this chapter includes all tools customarily used in the construction, alteration, or repair of buildings.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21551.
  

Every person dealing in secondhand goods, wares or merchandise, either as pawnbroker or otherwise, who buys or receives as a pledge any builders’ tools shall keep a register in which shall be entered all of the following:

(a) The place, date and hour of the sale or pledge of any such tools.

(b) The name, address and description of the seller or pledgor.

(c) A description of the tools, including all numbers, letters, names and other identification marks appearing thereon.

(d) The name and address of the individual to whom such tools were sold or pledged.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21552.
  

Whenever any person referred to in this article ships or otherwise transmits any builders’ tools bought or received as a pledge, to any place outside the county in which the tools were so bought or so received, such person shall enter in the register required to be kept by this article the date on which such tools were shipped or otherwise transmitted, and the name and the place of business or residence of the person to whom such tools were so shipped or transmitted.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21553.
  

Every person referred to in this article shall each day, except legal holidays, deliver a full, true and complete copy of the register required to be kept by this article to the chief of police, city marshal, town marshal, or other head of the police department of the city, city and county, town, or other municipality or district wherein such builders’ tools were bought or received in pledge.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21554.
  

The report shall include references to all builders’ tools bought or received as a pledge or shipped or otherwise transmitted since the preceding report.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21555.
  

If there is no police department in the municipality or district in which builders’ tools are bought or received in pledge, or from which they are shipped or otherwise transmitted, the report required by this article shall be delivered or mailed each day, except legal holidays, to the sheriff of the county.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

21556.
  

Any person who violates this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 50.)

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