PRINTER'S NO. 1014
No. 875 Session of 2001
INTRODUCED BY M. WHITE, HUGHES, COSTA, KUKOVICH, WAGNER, DENT, BODACK, MUSTO, GREENLEAF, LAVALLE, KASUNIC, BELL, TILGHMAN, WOZNIAK, SCHWARTZ, STACK, RHOADES, BOSCOLA AND WILLIAMS, MAY 17, 2001
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, MAY 17, 2001
AN ACT 1 Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated 2 Statutes, further providing for special plates for recipients 3 of the Medal of Honor and Purple Heart. 4 The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 5 hereby enacts as follows: 6 Section 1. Sections 1345 and 1346 of Title 75 of the 7 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are amended to read: 8 § 1345. Special plates for recipients of the Medal of Honor. 9 Upon application of any person who is a recipient or the 10 surviving spouse of a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the 11 department shall issue to such person a special registration 12 plate designating the vehicle so licensed as belonging to a 13 person who is a recipient of the Medal of Honor. The plate shall 14 have a light blue background interspersed with 13 white stars. 15 The center of the plate shall bear a golden bronze replica of 16 the appropriate medal. The initials of each recipient shall be 17 embossed in red to the left of the medal and the letters "CMH"
1 (for Congressional Medal of Honor) shall be embossed in red to 2 the right of the medal. 3 § 1346. Special plates for recipients of Purple Heart. 4 Upon application of any person who is a recipient or the 5 surviving spouse of a recipient of the Purple Heart, the 6 department shall issue to such person a special registration 7 plate designating the vehicle so licensed as belonging to a 8 person who is a recipient of the Purple Heart. A severely 9 disabled veteran, as described in section 1342(a) (relating to 10 veteran plates and placard), who is qualified to receive a plate 11 under this section may also elect to receive a placard under 12 section 1342(b). The special registration plate may be used only 13 on a passenger car or truck with a registered gross weight of 14 not more than 9,000 pounds. 15 Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days. A3L75BIL/20010S0875B1014 - 2 -