Substitute House Bill No. 6660

Public Act No. 01-36

AN ACT CONCERNING AIR BAG FRAUD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 53a-119 of the general statutes is amended by adding subdivision (16) as follows:

(NEW) (16) A person is guilty of air bag fraud when such person, with intent to defraud another person, obtains property from such other person or a third person by knowingly installing or reinstalling any object in lieu of an air bag that was designed in accordance with federal safety requirements as provided in 49 CFR 571.208, as amended, and which is proper for the make, model and year of the vehicle, as part of the vehicle inflatable restraint system.

Approved May 31, 2001