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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Motor vehicle chop shops. Makes it a Class C felony subject to a fine of not more than $100,000 to operate or conduct certain activities in support of a chop shop. Establishes a minimum fine of $5,000 for offenses related to the misuse of vehicle identification numbers, labels, or plates. Provides for the seizure of property used in a chop shop or acquired through the proceeds of a chop shop. Provides that certain offenses involving the altering or defacing of vehicle identification numbers or in support of a chop shop may be used as a basis for conviction under the racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations (RICO) law.