Theft and sale of catalytic converters and valuable metals

S.E.A. 167, P.L. 70
Effective: July 1, 2021

  • Provides that the theft of a component part of a motor vehicle, including a catalytic converter, is a Level 6 felony.
  • Expands qualifying prior convictions for Level 6 felony theft to include robbery and burglary.
  • Provides that a valuable metal dealer who: (1) knowingly or intentionally fails to comply with certain statutes regulating the purchase of a valuable metal; and (2) purchases a stolen valuable metal; commits a Level 6 felony.

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