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TITLE 19. PUBLIC SAFETY and submitted in the form designated by the chief of police or
other law-enforcement officer designated by the local attorney
for the Commonwealth to receive such reports in the county,
DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE city or town where the pawnbroker business is conducted.
VA.R. Doc. No. R04-9; Filed September 15, 2003, 11:28 a.m.
REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following regulatory action is
exempt from the Administrative Process Act in accordance
with (i) § 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia, which
excludes regulations that are necessary to conform to
changes in Virginia statutory law where no agency discretion
is involved and (ii) § 2.2-4006 A 3 of the Code of Virginia,
which excludes regulations that consist only of changes in
style or form or corrections of technical errors. The
Department of State Police will receive, consider and respond
to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect
to reconsideration or revision.
Title of Regulation: 19 VAC 30-80. Regulations Relating to
Specifications of the Description to be Obtained by
Pawnbrokers of Persons Pawning or Pledging Goods
(amending 19 VAC 30-80-20; adding 19 VAC 30-80-40).
Statutory Authority: § 54.1-4010 of the Code of Virginia.
Effective Date: November 5, 2003.
Agency Contact: Lieutenant Colonel W. Steven Flaherty,
Director, Bureau of Administration and Support Services,
Department of State Police, P.O. Box 27472, Richmond, VA
23261-7472, telephone (804) 674-4606, FAX (804) 674-2234
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The amendments conform the regulations with statutory
changes made during the 2002 regular session of the
General Assembly. These changes clarified descriptive
information pawnbrokers are required to obtain and also
provided for the electronic submission of required reports.
19 VAC 30-80-20. Description.
In addition to the name and residence of the persons pawning
or pledging goods, articles or things required under
subdivision 5 of § 54.1-4009 of the Code of Virginia, every
pawnbroker in this Commonwealth shall obtain the following
description of such person: Race, Sex, Date of Birth, Height,
Weight, Color of Eyes, Color of Hair. Every pawnbroker in this
Commonwealth shall obtain and record at a minimum the
information and descriptors set forth in § 54.1-4009 A 6 of the
Code of Virginia.
19 VAC 30-80-40. Electronic submission of required
All reports required to be maintained and submitted by a
pawnbroker may be maintained and submitted in electronic
format. All such electronic reports shall include the
information required by the Code of Virginia and the
implementing regulations. Such reports shall be maintained
Volume 20, Issue 2 Virginia Register of Regulations Monday, October 6, 2003