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Sumter & Benson Bill to Establish ‘Secondhand Valuables Transaction Reporting Task Force’ Now Law
Task Force Will Evaluate Systems Used to Track Stolen JewelryLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Shavonda Sumter and Daniel Benson to maintain the integrity of the sale of secondhand jewelry and precious metals in New Jersey has been signed into law.
"Individuals who wish to purchase used jewelry from a legitimate establishment should be able to do so with the confidence that the merchant's products were obtained lawfully," said Sumter (D-Bergen/Passaic). "This task force will help get stolen goods off the market and give consumers peace of mind."