Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/373

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PUBLIC LAW 103-272—JULY 5, 1994 108 STAT. 1089 §33113. Theft reports (a) TRUCK, MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE, AND MOTOR- CYCLE REPORT. —Not later than October 25, 1995, the Secretary of Transportation shall submit a report to Congress that includes— (1) information on the number of trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and motorcycles distributed for sale in interstate commerce that are stolen and recovered annually, compiled by model, make, and line; (2) information on the extent to which trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and motorcycles stolen annually are ,~ dismantled to recover parts or are exported; ^~ (3) a description of the market for the stolen parts; (4) information on the premiums charged by insurers of comprehensive coverage of trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, or motorcycles, including any increase in the premiums charged because any of those motor vehicles is a likely candidate for theft; (5) an assessment of whether the identification of parts of trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and motorcycles is likely— (A) to decrease the theft rate of those motor vehicles; (B) to increase the recovery rate of those motor vehicles; (C) to decrease the trafficking in stolen parts of those motor vehicles; (D) to stem the export and import of those stolen motor vehicles or parts; or (E) to have benefits greater than the costs of the identification; and (6) recommendations on whether, and to what extent, the identification of trucks, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and motorcycles should be required by law. (b) MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT.— Not later than October 25, 1997, the Secretary shall submit a report to Congress that includes— (1) information on— <^ (A) the methods and procedures used by public and private entities to collect, compile, and disseminate information on the theft and recovery of motor vehicles, including classes of motor vehicles; and (B) the reliability and timeliness of the information and how the information can be improved; (2) information on the number of motor vehicles distributed for sale in interstate commerce that are stolen and recovered annually, compiled by class, model, make, and line; (3) information on the extent to which motor vehicles stolen annually are dismantled to recover parts or are exported; (4) a description of the market for the stolen parts; (5) information on— (A) the costs to manufacturers and purchasers of passenger motor vehicles of compliance with the standards prescribed under this chapter; (B) the beneficial impacts of the standards and the monetary value of the impacts; and (C) the extent to which the monetary value is greater than the costs; (6) information on the experience of officials of the United States Government, States, and localities in—