CRIMES CODE (18 PA.C.S) - AMEND UNAUTHORIZED SCHOOL BUS ENTRY
                  Act of Jun. 11, 1998, P.L. 460, No. 65              Cl. 18
                             Session of 1998
                               No. 1998-65

     HB 80

                                  AN ACT

     Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
        Consolidated Statutes, providing for the offense of
        unauthorized school bus entry.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
     Statutes is amended by adding a section to read:
      § 5517.  Unauthorized school bus entry.
        (a)  Offense defined.--A person who enters a school bus
     without prior authorization of the driver or a school official
     with intent to commit a crime or disrupt or interfere with the
     driver or a person who enters a school bus without prior
     authorization of the driver or a school official who refuses to
     disembark after being ordered to do so by the driver commits a
     misdemeanor of the third degree.
        (b)  Notice.--A school district may place a notice at the
     entrance of the school bus that warns against unauthorized
     entry.
        Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.

     APPROVED--The 11th day of June, A. D. 1998.

     THOMAS J. RIDGE