SECTION 1. Section 83 of Chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following:-
Every licensed pawnbroker, and employee of a licensed pawnshop, shall record each item purchased into a state-wide database, to be created and maintained by the Executive Office of Public Safety. Every person who attempts to sell an item to a pawnbroker shall present a valid state issued photo identification card, as defined in section 8 of Chapter 90 of the Massachusetts General Laws, to the employee of the pawnshop, which in turn shall be digitally scanned into said database.
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