PRINTER'S NO. 81
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
109
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY YAW, JANUARY 24, 2019
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, JANUARY 24, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in accidents and accident reports, further
providing for duty to give information and render aid.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 3744(c) of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended and the section is amended by
adding a subsection to read:
ยง 3744. Duty to give information and render aid.
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(c) Duty of occupants [if driver disabled].--Whenever the
driver of a vehicle is physically unable, refuses or neglects to
give the information or assistance required in this section and
there are other occupants in the vehicle at the time of the
accident who are physically able to give the information or
assistance required in this section, each of the other occupants
shall fully reveal the identity of himself and the identity of
the driver of the vehicle and of the owner of the vehicle of
which they are occupants and shall otherwise perform the duties
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of the driver as set forth in subsection (a).
(d) Penalties.--
(1) Any driver violating this section commits a
misdemeanor of the third degree and shall, upon conviction,
be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $2,500.
(2) Any occupant violating this section commits a
summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to
pay a fine of not more than $300.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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