MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 1983

This Law Enforcement Act is to enhance the detection of motor vehicle theft and to improve the prosecution of motor vehicle theft by requiring the Secretary of Transportation to issue standards relating to the identification of vehicle parts and components, by increasing criminal penalties applicable to trafficking in stolen vehicles and parts, by curtailing the exportation of stolen motor vehicles and off-highway mobile equipment, and by establishing penalties applicable to the dismantling of vehicles for the purpose of trafficking in stolen parts, and for other purposes.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, 98th Congress, 1st Session on S.1400.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Senate

    Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20510
  • Publication Date: 1983

Media Info

  • Pagination: 110 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00390882
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 98-32, HS-036 885
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1984 12:00AM