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Criminal Resource Manual 1362 Voluntary Theft Prevention Standard


Voluntary Theft Prevention Standard

Besides the mandatory component identification standard for certain passenger motor vehicles, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to promulgate a voluntary component identification standard for the manufacturers and owners of a motor vehicle not subject to the mandatory standard. Compliance with the voluntary standard affords the components coverage under the criminal provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 511. To date, however, NHTSA has not promulgated a voluntary standard.

[cited in USAM 9-61.700]

Updated February 19, 2015