S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 10, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful manufacture,
production or reproduction of a vehicle identification number with
intent to defraud
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 170.65 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
(4) HE OR SHE, WITH INTENT TO DEFRAUD, KNOWINGLY MANUFACTURES, PRODUC-
ES OR REPRODUCES A VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, ETCHING, LABEL, STICK-
ER, PLATE, OR OTHER TANGIBLE MEANS OF IDENTIFYING A SPECIFIC MOTOR VEHI-
CLE, WHICH WAS NOT MANUFACTURED, PRODUCED OR REPRODUCED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL
HIGHWAY SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AND/OR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF THE STATE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.