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2012 Statute


50-619.Definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them herein:

(a) "Junk dealer" means any person engaged in the business of buying, selling and dealing in junk, or any person purchasing, gathering, collecting, soliciting or traveling about from place to place procuring junk or any person operating, carrying on, conducting or maintaining a junk yard or place where junk is gathered together and stored or kept for shipment, sale or transfer, but shall not include antique dealers, or automotive salvage dealers dealing in wrecked vehicles as defined in this act;

(b) "Junk yard" means any yard, plot, space, enclosure, building or any other place where junk is collected, stored, gathered together and kept;

(c) "Junk" shall mean and include, in addition to items or goods commonly referred to as junk, such other used or secondhand goods as rope, scrap iron, brass, lead, copper or aluminum wire or tubing and other scrap metals, but shall not include antiques, or wrecked vehicles as defined in this act, or aluminum in food or beverage containers;

(d) "Antique" means any furniture, object of art, or other object, item or article made or manufactured at an earlier period of time, but shall not include junk;

(e) "Antique dealer" means any person conducting a business of buying and selling antiques;

(f) "Wrecked vehicle" means any wrecked, ruined, dismantled or inoperative motor passenger vehicle or motor truck, and any part or accessory therefrom, for which an original or assigned certificate of title is transferred for such vehicle or truck to an automotive salvage dealer and later surrendered and reported to the division of vehicles of the state department of revenue as required by law;

(g) "Automotive salvage dealer" means any person holding a valid license under the provisions of K.S.A. 68-2201 to 68-2215, inclusive, and any acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, designated as the junkyard and salvage control act.

History: L. 1971, ch. 225, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 427, § 66; L. 2008, ch. 82, § 1; July 1.