Can a dealer purchase from a person who does not have or refuses to present a state issued or federally issued identification?

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If the person presenting the scrap metal for sale does not have a state or federally issued photo identification card, the dealer shall require the seller to present some form of state or federally issued identification, photograph the person and record the information contained on the identification card prior to the transaction being made. Even if a photograph of the seller is taken, the dealer is prohibited from making the transaction if the seller does not have, or refuses to present, the required identification. T.C.A. 62-9-103 (2)

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