Article 6. Reports Of Metal Theft of California Penal Code >> Title 1. >> Part 4. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 6.
Local law enforcement agencies are encouraged to report
thefts of commodity metals, including, but not limited to, ferrous
metal, copper, brass, aluminum, nickel, stainless steel, and alloys,
that have occurred within their jurisdiction to the theft alert
system maintained by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries,
Inc., or its successor, in order to ensure that persons using that
system receive timely and thorough information regarding metal
thefts. The institute or its successor shall not sell subscribers'
information received pursuant to this section to third parties.