A person attempting to sell regulated metal to a Metals Recycling Entity (MRE) is required to display personal identification, provide a description and license plate number of the vehicle used to transport the regulated material, and either:
The MRE is required to visually verify and photocopy the seller's identification for record-keeping purposes. Additionally, the MRE is allowed to take a picture of the seller and the vehicle used to transport the material. A photo could be accepted in lieu of the description and license plate number, if the license plate number is clearly identifiable in the photo. The MRE would not be required to make a copy of the identification, if the seller:
An MRE is required to provide a notice in two-inch lettering, warning a person who wishes to sell regulated material written proof of ownership is required by state law.