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AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 149

Printer's No. 2574

  

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Amend Bill, page 1, line 2, by inserting after "Statutes,"

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further providing for veteran plates and placard; and 

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Amend Bill, page 1, lines 6 and 7, by striking out all of

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said lines and inserting

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Section 1.  Section 1342(a), (c) and (d) of Title 75 of the

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Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are amended to read:

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§ 1342.  Veteran plates and placard.

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(a)  Severely disabled veteran plate.--On the application of

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a veteran whose service-connected disability is certified at

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100% by the service unit of the armed forces in which the

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veteran served or by the United States Veterans' Administration

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or who has a service-connected disability of the type enumerated

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in section 1338 (relating to person with disability plate and

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placard), the department shall issue a special registration

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plate designating the vehicle as belonging to a severely

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disabled veteran. The registration plate shall have a white

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background, shall have blue numbers or letters as the department

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may determine, shall have the words "disabled veteran" in at

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least ten-point bold type inscribed in red at the bottom of the

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plate and shall include the international symbol for access for

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persons with disabilities. [Only one] A special registration

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plate [shall be] issued to a veteran under this section[. It]

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may be used only on a passenger car or truck with a registered

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gross weight of not more than 10,000 pounds. In the case of a

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motorcycle, the department shall issue a decal containing the

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international symbol for access for persons with disabilities

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and the words "disabled veteran" for display on the registration

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plate.

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(c)  Disabled veteran plates.--On the application of any

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veteran having a disability certified by the service unit of the

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armed forces in which the veteran served or by the United States

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Veterans' Administration as service-connected, the department

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shall issue a special registration plate designating the vehicle

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as belonging to a disabled veteran. The registration plate shall

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have a white background, shall have numbers or letters as the

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department may determine and shall have the words "disabled

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veteran" in at least ten-point bold type inscribed at the bottom

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of the plate. [Only one] A special registration plate [shall be] 

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issued to a veteran under this section[. It] may be used only on

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a passenger car or truck with a registered gross weight of not

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more than 10,000 pounds.

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(d)  Prisoner of war plate.--On the application of an ex-

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prisoner of war whose imprisonment while in the service of the

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armed forces of the United States is certified by the

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appropriate branch of the armed forces, the department shall

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issue a special registration plate designating the vehicle as

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belonging to an ex-prisoner of war. The registration plate shall

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contain the letters "POW" and such other numbers or letters as

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the department may determine and shall have the words "prisoner

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of war" in at least ten-point bold type inscribed at the bottom

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of the plate. [Only one] A special registration plate [shall be]

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issued to an ex-prisoner of war under this subsection[. The

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special registration plate] may be used only on a passenger car

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or truck with a registered gross weight of not more than 10,000

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pounds.

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Section 2.  Title 75 is amended by adding a section to read:

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Amend Bill, page 1, line 15, by striking out "2" and

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inserting

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