ISRI Metal Theft Laws - Fingerprint Requirements

In some states, scrap metal dealers must record a seller's fingerprint before purchasing certain materials covered by the law. Use this report to identify which states have this requirement. This information can also be included in a Custom Report by selecting Fingerprinting from the Recordkeeping category.

What Is Included In This Report

  • Fingerprint Requirements

This report can be viewed online or downloaded as a PDF or as a CSV file (Excel or other database).

Please Note: This database is not intended to serve as legal advice; please consult an attorney or legal advisor regarding the application of the laws and any regulations to specific situations you may encounter. This database does not cover vehicle detitling/dismantling laws, scrap yard / junk yard zoning and screening requirements, laws on the purchase and processing of precious metals and jewelry, such as gold, silver, and platinum, or secondhand materials laws.

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Justin Short
Manager, Gov't Relations
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Abby Blocker
VP of State & Local Government Affairs
(202) 662-8511