Catalytic converters thefts are on the rise, especially in Delaware.

Catalytic converter theft bill sent to House floor

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

A bill that would crack down on the spike in catalytic converter thefts breezed through the House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee Tuesday afternoon.  House Bill 78, sponsored by Rep. Eric Morrison, D-Glasgow, imposes rules on scrapyards’ purchase or sale of catalytic converters, part of a vehicle’s exhaust pipe.  “Law Enforcement talked about the extreme rise in catalytic converters …