Section 13A-8-35

Exceptions.

This article shall not apply to purchases of metal property from any of the following:

(1) A law enforcement officer acting in an official capacity unless the law enforcement officer is investigating a compliance issue pursuant to this article or is presenting metal property for sale.

(2) A trustee in bankruptcy, executor, administrator, or receiver who has presented proof of such status to the secondary metals recycler.

(3) Any public official acting under a court order who has presented proof of such status to the secondary metals recycler.

(4) A sale or the execution, or by virtue, of any process issued by a court if proof thereof has been presented to the secondary metals recycler.

(5) A manufacturing, industrial, or other commercial vendor that generates or sells regulated metal property in the ordinary course of its business.

(6) A municipal, county, state, federal, or other governmental entity.

(7) A utility company.

(8) A funeral home or the owner or operator of a cemetery.

(Act 2007-451, p. 930, §6; Act 2012-426, p. 1149, §1.)