§18.2-214.1. Penalties for failure to report removal or alteration of identification or serial number on business machines


Published: 2015

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§ 18.2-214.1. Penalties for failure to report removal or alteration of identification or serial number on business machines.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, association, or corporation regularly engaged in the business of repairing, selling, renting or leasing of business machines to fail to report any business machine which such person, firm, association, or corporation knows has an altered or removed identification or serial number. The report shall be made to the appropriate law-enforcement agency for the county, city, or town where such business machine is located.
For purposes of this section, the term "business machines" includes, but is not limited to, typewriters, adding machines, check-writing machines, cash registers, calculators, addressing machines, copying, and accounting equipment, and recording equipment.
Any person, firm, association, or corporation violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor.
1981, c. 186; 1982, c. 154.