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PRINTER'S NO. 640
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
594
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY HERSHEY, BERNSTINE, DeLUCA, ECKER, FEE, GREGORY,
GREINER, HICKERNELL, JAMES, KAIL, KAUFFMAN, LONGIETTI,
MEHAFFIE, MILLARD, B. MILLER, MURT, PASHINSKI, ROTHMAN,
WHEELAND, ZIMMERMAN AND MASSER, MARCH 1, 2019
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, MARCH 1, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for
vehicles exempt from registration; and, in licensing of
drivers, further providing for persons exempt from licensing.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Sections 1302 and 1502 of Title 75 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes are amended by adding
paragraphs to read:
§ 1302. Vehicles exempt from registration.
The following types of vehicles are exempt from registration:
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(2.3) Any implement of husbandry, trailer or semitrailer
used exclusively for agricultural operations and only
infrequently operated upon highways. Vehicles exempt from
registration under this paragraph shall be used exclusively
upon a farm or farms owned or operated by the owner of the
vehicle or upon highways between the farm or farms and a
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school that is hosting an annual agriculture-related
educational event for the purpose of participating in that
event, provided that the distance between the farm or farms
and the site of the event does not exceed 25 miles.
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§ 1502. Persons exempt from licensing.
The following persons are not required to obtain a driver's
license under this chapter:
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(6) Any person 14 years of age or older may operate an
implement of husbandry, trailer or semitrailer not to exceed
11 feet in width on a roadway for the purpose of driving that
implement between sunrise and sunset to an annual
agriculture-related educational event hosted by a school,
provided that the distance between the person's residence and
the site of the event does not exceed 25 miles.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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