(a) In this section, “license plate flipper” means a manual, electronic, or mechanical device designed or adapted to be installed on a motor vehicle and:
(1) switch between two or more license plates for the purpose of allowing a motor vehicle operator to change the license plate displayed on the operator's vehicle; or
(2) hide a license plate from view by flipping the license plate so that the license plate number is not visible.
(b) A person commits an offense if the person with criminal negligence purchases or possesses a license plate flipper. An offense under this subsection is a Class B misdemeanor.
(c) A person commits an offense if the person with criminal negligence manufactures, sells, offers to sell, or otherwise distributes a license plate flipper. An offense under this subsection is a Class A misdemeanor.
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