2016 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 63 - Minors
Section 6310.5 - Predisposition evaluation

18 PA Cons Stat § 6310.5 (2016) What's This?

§ 6310.5. Predisposition evaluation.

(a) General rule.--If an individual is convicted, adjudicated delinquent or offered preadjudication disposition for a violation of section 6307 (relating to misrepresentation of age to secure liquor or malt or brewed beverages), 6308 (relating to purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages) or 6310.3 (relating to carrying a false identification card), the following shall apply:

(1) For a first violation of any of the preceding offenses, the court may, in addition to other requirements, require the individual to be evaluated prior to an adjudication of delinquency, sentencing or receiving preadjudication disposition.

(2) For a subsequent violation of any of the preceding offenses, the court shall, in addition to other requirements, require the individual to be evaluated prior to sentencing or receiving preadjudication disposition.

(3) Evaluation under this subsection may consist of evaluation techniques if deemed appropriate by the court to determine the extent of the individual's involvement with alcohol.

(b) Program of education, intervention and counseling.-- Based on the results of the evaluation authorized under subsection (a) and any additional information, the court may require that the person successfully complete a prescribed program of education, intervention or counseling approved by the Department of Health.

(c) Costs.--Costs of any and all requirements applied under this section shall be in addition to any other penalty required or allowed by law and shall be the responsibility of the person upon whom the requirement is placed. (Mar. 25, 1988, P.L.262, No.31, eff. 60 days)

1988 Amendment. Act 31 added section 6310.5.

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