§ 31-48-3. Offenses committed.
(a) Any person who knowingly and with intent: (1) owns, operates, or conducts a chop shop; (2) transports any motor vehicle or motor vehicle part to or from a location knowing it to be a chop shop; or (3) sells, transfers, purchases, or receives any motor vehicle or motor vehicle part either to or from a location knowing it to be a chop shop, shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony.
(b) Any person who is convicted of an offense under this section may be imprisoned for up to five (5) years for each offense, and shall be fined up to fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) but not less than two thousand dollars ($2,000) for each offense.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 288, § 1.)