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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2770

PUBLIC LAW 98-547—OCT. 25, 1984

(b) The table of sections for chapter 25 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new items: "511. Altering or removing motor vehicle identification numbers. "512. Forfeiture of certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts.". DEFINITION OF SECURITIES

SEC. 202. Section 2311 of title 18, United States Code, is amended in the fifth definition by inserting after "voting-trust certificate;" the following: "valid or blank motor vehicle title;". SALE OR RECEIPT OF STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLES

SEC. 203. Section 2313 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "possesses," after "receives,"; and (2) by striking out "moving as, or which is a part of, or which constitutes interstate or foreign commerce," and inserting in lieu thereof "which has crossed a State or United States boundary after being stolen,". TRAFFICKING IN CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES OR MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

SEC. 204. (a) Chapter 113 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 18 USC 2320.

"§2320. Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts "(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 not more than $20,000 or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both. "(b) Subsection (a) does not apply if the removal, obliteration, teunpering, or alteration— "(1) is caused by collision orfire;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

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this title.".

(b) The table of sections for chapter 113 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "2320. Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts.". DEFINITION OF RACKETEERING ACTIVITY

SEC. 205. Section 1961(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "sections 2312 and 2313 (relating to interstate transportation of stolen motor vehicles)," after "section 1955 (relating to the prohibition of illegal gambling businesses),"; and (2) by inserting "section 2320 (relating to trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts)," after "sections 2314 and 2315 (relating to interstate transportation of stolen property),".