City of Bowling Green, MO
Pike County
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Section 630.010 Definitions.

[Ord. No. 1113 §I, 7-12-1999]
All terms used herein shall have the same meanings as provided in Chapter 367, RSMo.

Section 630.020 Records.

[Ord. No. 1113 §I, 7-12-1999]
A. 
All pawnbrokers operating within the City shall make and maintain daily records of all personal property purchased by, pledged or consigned to them in the course of their business. Such records shall be kept upon forms to be prescribed by the Chief of Police or, if he/she does not prescribe any such forms, upon forms which, as a minimum, contains the information hereinafter specified. Such records shall be kept in duplicate, one (1) copy thereof shall be filed with the Chief of Police upon request of the Chief of Police and the other copy shall be retained by the pawnbroker. Such records shall contain, as a minimum, the following:
1. 
The complete legal name and street address of the person selling, pledging or consigning the articles to or with the pawnbroker.
2. 
The time and date of the transaction, purchase, pledge or consignment.
3. 
A detailed description of the article sufficient to permit it to be identified and distinguished from any other article including, as a minimum, the serial number thereof, if there is a serial number.
4. 
The complete legal name and street address of the person purchasing any such article from the pawnbroker.
5. 
The date and time of the sale by the pawnbroker.
B. 
Entries in such record must be made by the pawnbroker at substantially the same time that the transaction takes place.
C. 
All books and records of the pawnbroker shall be subject, at all times to inspection by the Chief of Police, Law Enforcement Officer, Sheriff, Federal Bureau of Investigation agent or any Federal, State or City Prosecuting Attorney.
D. 
Such records shall be kept and maintained by the pawnbroker for a period of not less than three (3) years from the time of such pledge, purchase or consignment, whichever shall last occur.

Section 630.030 Redemption and Sale.

[Ord. No. 1113 §I, 7-12-1999]
No pawnbroker operating within the City may sell or redeem any property which has been pledged or consigned until fifteen (15) days after the original pledge or consignment. This provision applies to both the redemption of the pledged or consigned property by the original owner and to resale to new owners. In no event shall any redemption or sale be made in the event a hold order has been delivered to the pawnbroker as provided by State Statutes.

Section 630.040 Violation and Penalty.

[Ord. No. 1113 §I, 7-12-1999]
Any violation of the terms of this Chapter shall be deemed a municipal misdemeanor by the pawnbroker and any of his/her agents, servants or employees, punishable as provided in Section 100.220 of the Bowling Green, Missouri, City Code.