Bill No.
38-14
Conceming: Secondhand
Personal
Property - Definitions - Payment
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07/0912014
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Introduced:
July 29, 2014
Enacted:
October 14, 2014
Executive:
October 22,2014
Effective:
January 23,2015
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Ch.
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Laws of Mont. Co.
2014
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the request of the County Executive
AN
ACT to:
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exclude certain items of personal property with resale value below a certain dollar
amount from the definition of secondhand personal property;
permit payment by store credit; and
generally amend the secondhand personal property law
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 44A, Secondhand Personal Property
Sections 44A-l and 44A-9
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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BILL No. 38-14
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Section 1. Sections 44A-1 and 44A-9 are amended as follows:
44A-1.
Definitions.
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When used in this Chapter:
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Secondhand personal property
means previously owned personal property
offered for sale or
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collateral by any person, other than the manufacturer,
wholesale distributor, or original retail seller, acting in -the ordinary course of
business. Secondhand personal property does not include.;.
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personal property purchased at public sale[.]; or
items of personal property that have
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resale value below
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dollar
threshold specified for that
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of personal property in
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Payments by check or store credit.
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A dealer must pay for each item of secondhand personal property by check or
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credit toward the purchase of other merchandise from the dealer, except
as permitted by regulation under method (3).
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Craig
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This
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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