Secondary Metals Recycler Registration

This code section explains the following:

- There will be restrictions and documentation required as to who may be able to sell cemetery brass, bronze, and other burial objects.

 

O.G.G.A. 10-1-352No secondary metals recycler shall purchase a burial object unless it is purchased from:

(1) A funeral director licensed under the provisions of Chapter 18 of Title 43 or by another state who provides a copy of his or her valid license at the time of sale that is scanned or photocopied by the secondary metals recycler or whose scanned or photocopied license is on file with the secondary metals recycler;

(2) A cemetery owner registered pursuant to Code Section O.C.G.A. 10-14-4 or with another state who provides a copy of his or her valid registration at the time of sale that is scanned or photocopied by the secondary metals recycler or whose scanned or photocopied registration is on file with the secondary metals recycler;

(3) A manufacturer or distributor of burial objects who provides a copy of his or her valid business license at the time of sale that is scanned or photocopied by the secondary metals recycler and a letter from the owner or operator of the manufacturing or distributing business expressly recognizing the seller as an employee or authorized agent of the manufacturer or distributor or whose scanned or photocopied business license and letter are on file with the secondary metals recycler;

(4) A seller with verifiable documentation, such as a receipt from or contract with a licensed funeral director, registered cemetery owner, or manufacturer or distributor of burial objects, evidencing that such person is the rightful owner of the burial object; or

(5) A secondary metals recycler who provides the documentation required in paragraphs (1) through (4) of this Code Section received from a funeral director, cemetery owner, manufacturer or distributor of burial objects, or a seller.