2022 Pennsylvania Consolidated & Unconsolidated Statutes
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 37 - Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 3735.1 - Aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence

§ 3735.1. Aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence.

(a) Offense defined.--Any person who negligently causes serious bodily injury to another person as the result of a violation of section 3802 (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) and who is convicted of violating section 3802 commits a felony of the second degree when the violation is the cause of the injury.

(a.1) Sentencing.--In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) and a violation of section 1501 (relating to drivers required to be licensed) or 1543 (relating to driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked) when committed at the same time and place may be sentenced to an additional term not to exceed two years' confinement.

(b) Definition.--(Deleted by amendment).

(Feb. 23, 1996, P.L.21, No.8, eff. 60 days; Sept. 30, 2003, P.L.120, No.24, eff. Feb. 1, 2004; Oct. 19, 2010, P.L.557, No.81, eff. 60 days; Oct. 24, 2018, P.L.925, No.153, eff. 60 days)

2018 Amendment. Act 153 added subsec. (a.1).

2010 Amendment. Act 81 deleted subsec. (b). The preamble of Act 81 provided that Act 81 may be referred to as the Sgt. Michael C. Weigand Law.

2003 Amendment. Act 24 amended subsec. (a).

1996 Amendment. Act 8 added section 3735.1.

Cross References. Section 3735.1 is referred to in sections 1532, 1541, 1554 of this title; section 8137 of Title 35 (Health and Safety); sections 1725.3, 5750, 67A01 of Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure).

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