18 USC Sec. 2321 01/05/2009
TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 113 - STOLEN PROPERTY
Sec. 2321. Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle
(a) Whoever buys, receives, possesses, or obtains control of,
with intent to sell or otherwise dispose of, a motor vehicle or
motor vehicle part, knowing that an identification number for such
motor vehicle or part has been removed, obliterated, tampered with,
or altered, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more
than ten years, or both.
(b) Subsection (a) does not apply if the removal, obliteration,
tampering, or alteration -
(1) is caused by collision or fire; or
(2) is not a violation of section 511 of this title.
(c) As used in this section, the terms "identification number"
and "motor vehicle" have the meaning given those terms in section
511 of this title.
(Added Pub. L. 98-547, title II, Sec. 204(a), Oct. 25, 1984, 98
Stat. 2770, Sec. 2320; renumbered Sec. 2321, Pub. L. 99-646, Sec.
42(a), Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3601; amended Pub. L. 103-322,
title XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(N), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2148.)
1994 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this
title" for "fined not more than $20,000".