Amendments for HB16-1182

House Journal, February 24
52 HB16-1182 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
53 the Committee of the Whole with favorable
54 recommendation:
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1 Amend printed bill, page 2, strike lines 1 and 2 and substitute:
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3 "SECTION 1. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 18-13-111, amend
4 (8) (b.5), (9) (f), and (10) (b) as follows:".
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6 Page 2, strike line 5 and substitute:
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8 "- legislative declaration - definitions - repeal. (8) For the purposes of
9 this section, unless the context otherwise requires:
10 (b.5) "Commodity metal" means a metal containing brass, copper;
11 A copper alloy, INCLUDING BRONZE OR BRASS; OR aluminum. stainless
12 steel, or magnesium or another metal traded on the commodity markets
13 that sells for fifty cents per pound or greater. "Commodity metal" does
14 not include precious metals such as gold, silver, or platinum.
15 (9) (f) This subsection".
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17 Page 2, after line 8 insert:
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19 "(10) (b) IN ORDER TO CONTINUE THE ABILITY OF THE STATE TO
20 IDENTIFY CAUSES OF COMMODITY METAL THEFT AND PROVIDE REALISTIC
21 SOLUTIONS TO THE THEFT PROBLEM, the general assembly further
22 encourages law enforcement authorities in the state to report thefts of
23 commodity metals occurring within their jurisdictions to JOIN the scrap
24 theft alert system maintained by the institute of scrap recycling industries,
25 incorporated, or its successor organization, AND TO REPORT THEFTS OF
26 COMMODITY METALS OCCURRING WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTIONS TO THIS
27 SYSTEM. in order to ensure that persons using the system receive timely
28 and thorough information. The general assembly also encourages
29 commercial stakeholders affected by commodity metals theft to sign up
30 for and participate in the scrap theft alert system.".
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