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The DC Code: § 47-2884.13 Sale of pawn or pledge --Required time of possession.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

No pawnbroker shall sell a pawn or a pledge until the pawn or the pledge has remained 6 months in the pawnbroker's possession, unless by consent in writing by the pawner.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-1913. 1973 Ed., § 2-2013. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-171 enacted into law Part B of subchapter IV of Chapter 28 of Title 47. Legislative History of Laws Law 5-137, the "Pawnbroker Industry Improvement Act of 1984," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 5-362, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on September 12, 1984, and October 9, 1984, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 25, 1984, it was assigned Act No. 5-195 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 47-2884.01. DC CODE § 47-2884.13 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 6, 1956, 70 Stat. 1042, ch. 970, § 13; Mar. 13, 1985, D.C. Law 5-137, § 2(a), 31 DCR 5743; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 302(b), 59 DCR 6190.)