§ 123.39  POSSESSION OF A DETACHED CATALYTIC CONVERTER.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to possess a catalytic converter that is detached from a motor vehicle with intent to sell the catalytic converter unless:
      (1)   The person possessing the catalytic converter presents proof of the person's ownership of the vehicle from which the converter was removed, and can reasonably link the catalytic converter to the vehicle; or
      (2)   The person presents proof that possession of the catalytic converter lawfully passed from the owner of the vehicle from which the converter was removed to the person.
   (B)   For purposes of this section, possession of the detached catalytic converter in violation of subsection (A) shall be prima facie evidence of intent to sell unless the catalytic converter is intact within a complete automotive exhaust system.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 69-2021, approved 5-27-2021)