Motor and Other Vehicles

The 2010 Automobile Airbag Fraud Prevention Act

SECTION 31-53-3

§ 31-53-3. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) "Airbag" means any component of an inflatable occupant restraint system that is designed in accordance with federal safety regulations for the make, model, and year of the motor vehicle to be installed and to operate in a motor vehicle to activate, as specified by the vehicle manufacturer, in the event of a crash. Airbag components include, but are not limited to, sensors, controllers, wiring, and the airbag itself.

(2) "Light manipulating system" means anything that would mask or cause the inaccurate indication of the airbag system status, condition, or operability.

(3) "Person" means any natural person, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other entity.

(4) "Salvaged airbag" means an original equipment manufacturer ("OEM") non-deployed airbag that has been removed from a motor vehicle for use in another vehicle.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2010, ch. 123, § 1; P.L. 2010, ch. 319, § 1.)