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PRINTER'S NO. 260
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
298
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY BAKER, STEFANO, BREWSTER, FONTANA, SCHWANK,
SCAVELLO, KILLION, ARGALL, COSTA, K. WARD, J. WARD, REGAN,
BROWNE, YUDICHAK, TARTAGLIONE AND LEACH, FEBRUARY 14, 2019
REFERRED TO VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS,
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 51 (Military
Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in
proprietary and official rights, further providing for the
offense of wearing of uniforms and insignia and
misrepresentation of military service or honors; and, in
State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for
Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust
Fund.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 6701 of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
§ 6701. Wearing of uniforms and insignia and misrepresentation
of military service or honors.
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(c) Deposit of fines.--Notwithstanding any other provision
of this title or other law to the contrary, the full amount of
each fine collected under this section shall be deposited into
the Veterans' Trust Fund under 51 Pa.C.S. § 1721 (relating to
Veterans' Trust Fund).
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Section 2. Section 1721(a) of Title 51 is amended by adding
a paragraph to read:
§ 1721. Veterans' Trust Fund.
(a) Source of revenue.--In addition to transfers under
section 1719-G of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176),
known as The Fiscal Code, the Veterans' Trust Fund shall include
funds from the following sources:
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(2.1) Fines collected and payable to the fund under 18
Pa.C.S. § 6701 (relating to wearing of uniforms and insignia
and misrepresentation of military service or honors).
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Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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