Tex. Occ. Code Section 1805.053
Serial Number


(a)

A secondhand dealer may not knowingly purchase a business machine, and a person in the business of repairing or servicing business machines may not knowingly service or repair a business machine, if another person has tampered with a serial number on the machine.

(b)

A secondhand dealer or person in the business of repairing or servicing business machines shall file a report not later than the second day after the date a business machine is brought to the secondhand dealer or person if a person has tampered with the serial number on the business machine that is sought to be sold, serviced, or repaired.

(c)

The report must contain:

(1)

a complete and accurate description of the business machine; and

(2)

if available, the name and address of the person attempting to sell the machine or have it serviced or repaired.
Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Section 1805.053 — Serial Number, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­1805.­htm#1805.­053 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1805.053’s source at texas​.gov