Secondary Metals Recycling

Georgia’s Secondary Metal Recycling (SMR) law became effective July 2012 and O.C.G.A. § 10-1-359.5 requires the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to establish and maintain a database of purchase transaction information from SMRs. The database will be accessible and searchable by law enforcement agencies to track metal sales across the state. This system is intended to deter the theft of metals in Georgia. Georgia SMRs are required to submit daily transaction information in accordance with O.C.G.A § 10-1-353 to the GBI and to make reasonable efforts to ensure that all required uploaded data is complete and accurate. LeadsOnline will work with SMR businesses to setup and complete this registration process.