CRIMES CODE (18 PA.C.S.) - AMEND FALSE IDENTIFICATION
                 Act of Dec. 20, 2000, P.L. 972, No. 133              Cl. 18
                             Session of 2000
                               No. 2000-133

     HB 599

                                  AN ACT

     Amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania
        Consolidated Statutes, providing for false identification to
        law enforcement authorities.

        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:
      § 4914.  False identification to law enforcement authorities.
        (a)  Offense defined.--A person commits an offense if he
     furnishes law enforcement authorities with false information
     about his identity after being informed by a law enforcement
     officer who is in uniform or who has identified himself as a law
     enforcement officer that the person is the subject of an
     official investigation of a violation of law.
        (b)  Grading.--An offense under this section is a misdemeanor
     of the third degree.
        Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.

     APPROVED--The 20th day of December, A. D. 2000.

     THOMAS J. RIDGE