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A00035
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
62
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY J. WARD, SABATINA, SCARNATI, LANGERHOLC, FOLMER,
PHILLIPS-HILL, BREWSTER, BARTOLOTTA, MARTIN, FONTANA,
HUTCHINSON, SANTARSIERO, COSTA, YAW, BLAKE, K. WARD AND
REGAN, JANUARY 14, 2019
REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION, JANUARY 14, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for
veteran plates and placard.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1342(a) of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
ยง 1342. Veteran plates and placard.
(a) Severely disabled veteran plate.--On the application of
a veteran whose service-connected disability is certified at
[100%] 75% 70% or greater by the service unit of the armed
forces in which the veteran served or by the United States
Veterans' Administration or who has a service-connected
disability of the type enumerated in section 1338 (relating to
person with disability plate and placard), the department shall
issue a special registration plate designating the vehicle as
belonging to a severely disabled veteran. The registration plate
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shall have a white background, shall have blue numbers or
letters as the department may determine, shall have the words
"disabled veteran" in at least ten-point bold type inscribed in
red at the bottom of the plate and shall include the
international symbol for access for persons with disabilities. A
special registration plate issued to a veteran under this
section may be used only on a passenger car or truck with a
registered gross weight of not more than 14,000 pounds. In the
case of a motorcycle, the department shall issue a decal
containing the international symbol for access for persons with
disabilities and the words "disabled veteran" for display on the
registration plate.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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