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PRINTER'S NO. 3067
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
2561
Session of
2022
INTRODUCED BY BONNER, RYAN, JAMES, ROTHMAN, MILLARD, MERSKI,
CIRESI, JOZWIAK, DELLOSO, ROWE AND ZIMMERMAN, APRIL 27, 2022
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, APRIL 27, 2022
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for
lost, stolen, damaged or illegible registration plate.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1333(b.1) of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
ยง 1333. Lost, stolen, damaged or illegible registration plate.
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(b.1) Illegible registration plate.--
(1) The department may reissue a registration plate upon
request by a registrant when it is determined by an
authorized representative of the department or law
enforcement that the registration plate is illegible from a
reasonable distance. The department may select the style of
the reissued registration plate and, except in the case of
personal registration plates issued under section 1341
(relating to special registration plates), the registration
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plate number.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1):
(i) The department shall reissue a registration
plate under subparagraph (ii) upon request by a
registrant when it is determined by an authorized
representative of the department or law enforcement that
the registration plate is illegible from a reasonable
distance. The department shall reissue the style of the
registration plate and the registration plate number.
(ii) Subparagraph (i) shall apply to plates issued
under the following:
(A) Section 1342 (relating to veteran plates and
placard).
(B) Section 1345 (relating to special plates for
recipients of the Medal of Honor).
(C) Section 1346 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Purple Heart).
(D) Section 1348 (relating to special plates for
Pearl Harbor survivors).
(E) Section 1350 (relating to special plates for
veterans of Korean War).
(F) Section 1350.1 (relating to special plates
for recipients of Korean Defense Service Medal).
(G) Section 1351 (relating to special plates for
veterans of Persian Gulf War).
(H) Section 1356 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Expeditionary Forces Medal).
(I) Section 1357 (relating to special plates for
World War II veterans).
(J) Section 1357.1 (relating to special plates
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for individuals in the service of the United States
Merchant Marine).
(K) Section 1360 (relating to special plates for
veterans of Vietnam Conflict).
(L) Section 1361 (relating to special motorcycle
plates related to veterans).
(M) Section 1362 (relating to Operation Iraqi
Freedom veterans plate).
(N) Section 1363 (relating to Operation Enduring
Freedom veterans plate).
(O) Section 1364 (relating to special plates for
veterans).
(P) Section 1364.1 (relating to special plates
for current members of the armed forces of the United
States).
(Q) Section 1365 (relating to Gold Star Family
plate).
(R) Section 1366 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Silver Star).
(S) Section 1366.1 (relating to special plates
for United States military airborne units).
(T) Section 1367 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Bronze Star).
(U) Section 1368 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Bronze Star for Valor).
(V) Section 1368.1 (relating to special plates
for recipients of Soldier's Medal).
(W) Section 1368.2 (relating to special plates
for recipients of Presidential Service Badge).
(X) Section 1368.3 (relating to special plates
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for recipients of Legion of Merit).
(Y) Section 1369 (relating to special plates for
recipients of Distinguished Service Cross,
Distinguished Flying Cross, Navy Cross or Air Force
Cross).
(Z) Section 1369.1 (relating to special plates
for recipients of Combat Action Badge, Combat
Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Ribbon, Combat
Action Medal or Combat Medical Badge).
(AA) Section 1369.3 (relating to special plates
for veterans of an ally foreign country).
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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