PRINTER'S NO.  155

  

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  

SENATE BILL

 

No.

165

Session of

2011

  

  

INTRODUCED BY BOSCOLA, BAKER, COSTA, TARTAGLIONE, GREENLEAF, FONTANA, BREWSTER, ERICKSON, ALLOWAY, BRUBAKER AND MENSCH, JANUARY 19, 2011

  

  

REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, JANUARY 19, 2011  

  

  

  

AN ACT

  

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Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated

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Statutes, further providing for issuance and content of

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driver's license.

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The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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hereby enacts as follows:

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Section 1.  Section 1510(a) of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania

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Consolidated Statutes is amended and the section is amended by

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adding a subsection to read:

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§ 1510.  Issuance and content of driver's license.

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(a)  General rule.--The department shall, upon payment of the

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required fee, issue to every qualified applicant a driver's

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license indicating the type or general class of vehicles the

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licensee is authorized to drive and any endorsements or

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restrictions, which license, except as provided in subsection

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(j), shall contain a distinguishing number assigned by the

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department to the licensee, the actual name, date of birth,

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residence address, a color photograph or photographic facsimile

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of the licensee, information identifying the licensee as a

 


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veteran if applicable, such other information as may be required

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by the department, and either a facsimile of the signature of

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the licensee or a space upon which the licensee shall write his

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usual signature with pen and ink. Program participants in the

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Address Confidentiality Program under 23 Pa.C.S. Ch. 67 

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(relating to domestic and sexual violence victim address

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confidentiality) may use a substitute address designated by the

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Office of Victim Advocate as their address. Personal medical

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data and other information for use in an emergency may be

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included as a part of the license. Information other than that

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required to identify the licensee, the distinguishing number and

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the class of license issued may be included in microdata form.

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Except as provided in subsection (f), an applicant shall include

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his Social Security number on his license application, but the

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Social Security number shall not be included on the license. No

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driver's license shall be valid until it has been signed by the

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licensee.

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(k)  Definitions.--As used in this section, the following

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words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this

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subsection unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

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"Veteran."  An individual who performed active service in the

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armed forces of the United States, including the reserve

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components and the National Guard, who was discharged from the

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active service under honorable conditions.

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Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.

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