VEHICLE CODE - VEH
DIVISION 4. SPECIAL ANTITHEFT LAWS [10500 - 10904]
( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
CHAPTER 3.5. Motor Vehicle Chop Shops [10801 - 10804]
( Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 386, Sec. 3. )
Any person who knowingly and intentionally owns or operates a chop shop is guilty of a public offense and, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for two, three, or four years, or by a fine of not more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or by both the fine and imprisonment, or by up to one year in the county jail, or by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by both the fine and imprisonment.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 603. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68.)