S0500B0603A09932 BIL:EJH 10/03/18 #90 A09932
AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 500
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE MARSICO
Printer's No. 603
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 6 through 18; page 2, lines 1
through 8; by striking out all of said lines on said pages and
inserting
Section 1. Section 6106(d) of Title 23 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended and the section is amended by
adding a subsection to read:
ยง 6106. Commencement of proceedings.
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(a.3) Notification of need to protect plaintiff.--The
plaintiff shall notify the court anytime during the period
commencing upon filing the petition and granting of an order or
approving a consent agreement at a hearing held under section
6107(a) (relating to hearings) if the plaintiff has reason to
believe the plaintiff's safety is at risk. In such a case, the
court shall direct the Pennsylvania State Police, the municipal
police or the sheriff to accompany the plaintiff to the
plaintiff's residence to retrieve personal belongings or to
accompany the plaintiff while the petition or order is served
upon the defendant by the sheriff or competent adult, as set
forth in the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure.
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(d) Surcharge on order.--When a protection order is granted
under section 6107(a) [(relating to hearings)], other than
pursuant to an agreement of the parties, a surcharge of $100
shall be assessed against the defendant. All moneys received
from surcharges shall be distributed in the following order of
priority:
(1) $25 shall be forwarded to the Commonwealth and shall
be appropriated to the Pennsylvania State Police to establish
and maintain the Statewide registry of protection orders
provided for in section 6105.
(2) $50 shall be retained by the county and shall be
used to carry out the provisions of this chapter as follows:
(i) $25 shall be used by the sheriff.
(ii) $25 shall be used by the court.
(3) $25 shall be forwarded to the Department of Public
Welfare for use for victims of domestic violence in
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accordance with the provisions of section 2333 of the act of
April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative
Code of 1929.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 180 days.
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See A09932 in
the context
of SB0500