Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/369

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PUBLIC LAW 103-272—JULY 5, 1994 108 STAT. 1085 (3) If the Attorney General decides that the Center is not able to perform the functions of the System, the Attorney General shall make an agreement for the operation of the System separate from the Center. (4) The Attorney General shall prescribe by regulation the R^ulations. effective date of the System, (b) REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION. —(1) The Attorney General Emulations, shall prescribe by regulation procedures under which an individual or entity intending to transfer a passenger motor vehicle or passenger motor vehicle part may obtain information on whether the vehicle or part is listed in the System as stolen. (2) On request of an insurance carrier, a person lawfully selling or distributing passenger motor vehicle parts in interstate commerce, or an individual or enterprise engaged in the business of repairing passenger motor vehicles, the Attorney General (or the entity the Attorney General designates) immediately shall inform the insurance carrier, person, individual, or enterprise whether the System has a record of a vehicle or vehicle part with a particular vehicle identification number (or derivative of that number) being reported as stolen. The Attorney General may require appropriate verification to ensure that the request is legitimate and will not compromise the security of the System. (c) ADVISORY COMMITTEE.—<1) Not later than December 24, 1992, the Attorney General shall establish in the Department of Justice an advisory committee. The Attorney General shall develop the System with the advice and recommendations of the committee. (2)(A) The committee is composed of the following 10 members: (i) the Attorney Cxeneral. (ii) the Secretary of Transportation. (iii) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the law enforcement community at the State level. (iv) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the law enforcement community at the local level. (v) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the automotive recycling industry. (vi) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the automotive repair industry. (vii) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the automotive rebuilders industry. (viii) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the automotive parts suppliers industry. (ix) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of the insurance industry. (x) one individual who is qualified to represent the interests of consumers. (B) The Attorney General shall appoint the individuals described in subparagraph (A)(iii)-(x) of this paragraph and shall serve as chairman of the committee. (3) The committee shall make recommendations on developing and carrying out— (A) the National Stolen Passenger Motor Vehicle Information System; and (B) the verification system under section 33110 of this title. (4) Not later than April 25, 1993, the committee shall submit Reports, to the Attorney General, the Secretary, and Congress a report including the recommendations of the committee.