49 U.S. Code § 33111 - Verifications involving motor vehicle major parts
(a) General Requirements.— A person engaged in the business of salvaging, dismantling, recycling, or repairing passenger motor vehicles may not knowingly sell in commerce or transfer or install a major part marked with an identification number without—
(1) first establishing, through a procedure the Attorney General by regulation prescribes in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation under section 33109 of this title, that the major part has not been reported as stolen; and
(1) Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to a person that—
(C) has received a verification from an insurance carrier under section 33110 of this title that the motor vehicle from which the major part is derived has not been reported as stolen, or that the carrier has not established whether that vehicle has been stolen.
(c) Regulations.— The Attorney General shall prescribe regulations to carry out this section. The regulations shall include regulations prescribed in consultation with the Secretary that are necessary to ensure that a verification a person provides under subsection (a)(2) of this section is uniform, effective, and resistant to fraudulent use.
Source(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1086.)
|Revised Section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|Oct. 20, 1972, Pub. L. 92–513, 86 Stat. 947, § 608; added Oct. 25, 1992, Pub. L. 102–519, § 306(c), 106 Stat. 3397.|
|15:2026b(c) (1st, 2d sentences).|
|15:2026b(b), (c) (last sentence).|
In subsection (a), before clause (1), the word “distribute” is omitted as being included in “sell”. In clause (1), the word “establishing” is substituted for “determining” for clarity and consistency in the revised title.
Subsection (b)(2) is substituted for 15:2026b(c) (2d sentence) for clarity.