PRINTER'S NO. 274
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
288
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY RAFFERTY, McGARRIGLE, BREWSTER, YUDICHAK,
VULAKOVICH, COSTA, MARTIN, SCHWANK, WARD, KILLION AND
STEFANO, JANUARY 31, 2017
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, JANUARY 31, 2017
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing
for duty of driver in emergency response areas.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 3327(b) and (b.1)(1) of Title 75 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are amended to read:
ยง 3327. Duty of driver in emergency response areas.
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(b) Penalty.--Any person violating subsection (a) commits a
summary offense and shall, upon conviction, pay [a fine of not
more than $250.]:
(1) For a first offense, a fine of not more than $250.
(2) For a second offense, a fine of not more than $500.
(3) For a third or subsequent offense, a fine of not
more than $1,000.
(b.1) Suspension of operating privilege.--
(1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2), in
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accordance with section 1540 (relating to surrender of
license) the department shall suspend the operating privilege
of any person for 90 days upon receiving a certified record
of the driver's conviction, adjudication of delinquency or
admission into an Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition
program or a preadjudication program for a violation of
subsection (a), if the certified conviction [indicates the
violation resulted in serious bodily injury to another
person. The license shall be surrendered in accordance with
section 1540 (relating to surrender of license).]:
(i) indicates the violation resulted in serious
bodily injury to or death of another person; or
(ii) is the driver's third or subsequent conviction
for a violation of subsection (a).
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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