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Bill S7210-2011

Relates to unlawful manufacture, production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number with intent to defraud

Relates to unlawful manufacture, production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number with intent to defraud.

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  • May 2, 2012: REFERRED TO CODES

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BILL NUMBER:S7210

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful manufacture, production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number with intent to defraud

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Adds a new subdivision (4) to section 170.65 of the penal law regarding the unlawful manufacture, production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number (VIN) with intent to defraud. A violation of section would constitute a class E felony.

JUSTIFICATION: This will add another tool in the fight against the auto theft and fraud. The sophistication of equipment today in reproducing VIN's warrants additional penalties to provide incentives against such activities.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: First day of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7210 IN SENATE May 2, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful manufacture, production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number with intent to defraud THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 170.65 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: (4) HE KNOWINGLY MANUFACTURES, PRODUCES OR REPRODUCES A VEHICLE IDEN- TIFICATION NUMBER, ETCHING, LABEL, STICKER OR PLATE, WHICH WAS NOT MANU- FACTURED, PRODUCED OR REPRODUCED IN ACCORDANCE WITH 49 USC 32101 ET SEQ. AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER OR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, WITH INTENT TO DEFRAUD. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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