THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY TOMLINSON, FONTANA, EARLL, SOLOBAY, MENSCH, ALLOWAY AND WAUGH, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), entitled
"An act providing for the State Board of Vehicle
Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons; and providing
penalties," further providing for grounds for disciplinary
proceedings; and making a related repeal.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 19(10) of the act of December 22, 1983
(P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, amended
October 18, 2000 (P.L.577, No.75), is amended to read:
Section 19. Grounds for disciplinary proceedings.
In addition to any criminal or civil penalties otherwise
provided in this act, the board shall have the power to formally
reprimand, suspend or revoke any license or refuse to issue or
renew any license of an applicant or licensee or a person
required to be licensed under this act, if after due notice of
and hearing, the person charged is found in violation of or
fails to carry out the acts and procedures set forth in this act
or is found guilty of committing or attempting to commit any of
the acts set forth in section 23 or any of the following acts:
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(10) Having engaged in the buying, selling, exchanging,
trading or otherwise dealing in vehicles on Sunday in
violation of 18 Pa.C.S. § 7365 (relating to trading in motor
vehicles and trailers).
(i) Manufactured housing is permitted to be sold on
Sundays by licensed manufactured housing dealers without
being subject to prosecution under this paragraph.
(ii) Motorcycles are permitted to be sold on Sundays
by licensed motorcycle dealers without being subject to
prosecution under this paragraph.
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Section 2. Repeals are as follows:
(1) The General Assembly declares that the repeal under
paragraph (2) is necessary to effectuate the amendment of
section 19(10) of the act.
(2) 18 Pa.C.S. § 7365 is repealed insofar as it relates
Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.