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21-5937. Fraudulent acts relating to aircraft identification numbers. (a) Fraudulent acts relating to aircraft identification numbers is knowingly:

(1) Buying, receiving, disposing of, distributing, concealing, operating, or having in possession or attempting to buy, receive, dispose of, distribute, conceal, operate, or possess, by any person, firm, business or corporation of any aircraft or part thereof on which the identification numbers do not meet the requirements of the federal aviation regulations; or

(2) possessing, manufacturing, or distributing any counterfeit manufacturer's aircraft identification number plate or decal used for the purpose of identification of any aircraft or authorizing, directing, aiding in exchange or giving away any such counterfeit manufacturer's aircraft identification number plate or decal.

(b) Fraudulent acts relating to aircraft identification numbers is a severity level 8, nonperson felony.

(c) The failure to have aircraft identification numbers clearly displayed on the aircraft and in compliance with federal aviation regulations is probable cause for any law enforcement officer in this state to make further inspection of the aircraft in question to ascertain its true identity. A law enforcement officer is authorized to inspect an aircraft for identification numbers:

(1) When it is located on public property;

(2) upon consent of the owner of the private property on which the aircraft is stored; or

(3) when otherwise authorized by law.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 164; L.  2011, ch. 30, § 45; July 1.



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