1. Peace officers shall have the authority to inspect any vehicle or component part in possession of a vehicle rebuilder, vehicle salvager, used vehicle parts dealer, or any person licensed under chapter 322, or found upon the public highway or in any public garage, enclosure, or property in which vehicles or component parts are kept for sale, storage, hire, or repair and for that purpose may enter any such public garage, enclosure, or property. Every vehicle rebuilder, vehicle salvager, used vehicle parts dealer, or any person licensed under chapter 322, or a person having used engines or transmissions which are component parts for sale shall keep an accurate and complete record of all vehicles demolished and of such component parts purchased or received for resale as component parts in the course of business. These records shall contain the name and address of the person from whom each such vehicle or component part was purchased or received and the date when the purchase or receipt occurred or the junking certificate if required for the vehicle. These records shall be open for inspection by any peace officer at any time during normal business hours. Records required by this section shall be kept for at least three years after the transaction which they record.
2. A person who violates this section commits a simple misdemeanor.
[C27, 31, 35, §5083-b6; C39, §5006.24; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, §321.95]
2009 Acts, ch 130, §39; 2010 Acts, ch 1140, §2
Referred to in §805.8A(14)(j)
For applicable scheduled fine, see §805.8A, subsection 14, paragraph j