PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 525
PRINTER'S NO. 1332
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
489
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY STEFANO, BROWNE, FOLMER, LANGERHOLC, BARTOLOTTA,
HUTCHINSON, DINNIMAN, BREWSTER, COSTA, K. WARD, J. WARD,
YUDICHAK, MASTRIANO AND MUTH, MARCH 28, 2019
SENATOR K. WARD, TRANSPORTATION, AS AMENDED, OCTOBER 29, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in fees, providing for reduced fee for veterans.
FURTHER PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTION OF PERSONS, ENTITIES AND
VEHICLES FROM FEES.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Title 75 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes is amended by adding a section to read:
§ 1936. Reduced fee for veterans.
Notwithstanding section 1901(b)(4) (relating to exemption of
persons, entities and vehicles from fees), a reduction in the
registration fee for passenger car registration eligible to
veterans with a disability shall be eligible to any veteran
residing in this Commonwealth, regardless of disability status.
SECTION 1. SECTION 1901(B) AND (C) OF TITLE 75 OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA CONSOLIDATED STATUTES ARE AMENDED BY ADDING
PARAGRAPHS TO READ:
§ 1901. EXEMPTION OF PERSONS, ENTITIES AND VEHICLES FROM FEES.
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(B) TITLE AND REGISTRATION FEES.--NO FEE SHALL BE CHARGED
FOR TITLING OR REGISTRATION OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
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(6) VEHICLES REGISTERED TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS SERVED
IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, INCLUDING A RESERVE
COMPONENT OR THE NATIONAL GUARD, AND WHO WAS DISCHARGED OR
RELEASED FROM SERVICE UNDER CONDITIONS OTHER THAN
DISHONORABLE.
(C) PROCESSING FEE IN LIEU OF REGISTRATION FEE.--NO
REGISTRATION FEE SHALL BE CHARGED FOR VEHICLES REGISTERED BY ANY
OF THE FOLLOWING BUT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CHARGE A FEE OF $10 TO
COVER THE COSTS OF PROCESSING FOR ISSUING OR RENEWING THE
REGISTRATION:
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(24) A PERSON WHO HAS SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED
FORCES, INCLUDING A RESERVE COMPONENT OR THE NATIONAL GUARD,
AND WHO WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED FROM SERVICE UNDER
CONDITIONS OTHER THAN DISHONORABLE.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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