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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 2322                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 113 - STOLEN PROPERTY

HEAD

    Sec. 2322. Chop shops

STATUTE

      (a) In General. -
        (1) Unlawful action. - Any person who knowingly owns, operates,
      maintains, or controls a chop shop or conducts operations in a
      chop shop shall be punished by a fine under this title or by
      imprisonment for not more than 15 years, or both. If a conviction
      of a person under this paragraph is for a violation committed
      after the first conviction of such person under this paragraph,
      the maximum punishment shall be doubled with respect to any fine
      and imprisonment.
        (2) Injunctions. - The Attorney General shall, as appropriate,
      in the case of any person who violates paragraph (1), commence a
      civil action for permanent or temporary injunction to restrain
      such violation.
      (b) Definition. - For purposes of this section, the term "chop
    shop" means any building, lot, facility, or other structure or
    premise where one or more persons engage in receiving, concealing,
    destroying, disassembling, dismantling, reassembling, or storing
    any passenger motor vehicle or passenger motor vehicle part which
    has been unlawfully obtained in order to alter, counterfeit,
    deface, destroy, disguise, falsify, forge, obliterate, or remove
    the identity, including the vehicle identification number or
    derivative thereof, of such vehicle or vehicle part and to
    distribute, sell, or dispose of such vehicle or vehicle part in
    interstate or foreign commerce.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 102-519, title I, Sec. 105(a), Oct. 25, 1992, 106
    Stat. 3385.)
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