(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
(2) providing the purchaser or transferee with a verification—
(A) identifying the vehicle identification number (or derivative of that number) of that major part; and
(B) verifying that the major part has not been reported as stolen.
(A) is the manufacturer of the major part;
(B) has purchased the major part directly from the manufacturer; or
(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.
(2) A person described under paragraph (1)(C) of this subsection that subsequently transfers or sells in commerce the motor vehicle or a major part of the vehicle shall provide the verification received from the carrier to the person to whom the vehicle or part is transferred or sold.
(Pub. L. 103–272, §1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1086.)
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|33111(a)||15:2026b(a).||Oct. 20, 1972, Pub. L. 92–513, 86 Stat. 947, §608; added Oct. 25, 1992, Pub. L. 102–519, §306(c), 106 Stat. 3397.|
|33111(b)||15:2026b(c) (1st, 2d sentences).|
|33111(c)||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.
Pub. L. 103–272, §4(v), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1373, provided that: "Section 33111 of title 49, United States Code, as enacted by section 1 of this Act, is effective on the date on which the National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System is established under section 33109 of title 49."