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§ 6506.Surcharge.(a)Levy and imposition.--In addition to any fines, fees or penalties levied or imposed as provided by law, under this title or any other statute, a surcharge shall be levied for disposition in accordance with subsection (b) as follows:(1)Upon conviction for any violation of the provisionsof this title or other statute of the Commonwealth, orregulations promulgated under this title, which is a trafficviolation and which is not included within the provisions ofparagraphs (2) through (7), exclusive of parking offenses, asurcharge of $30.(2)Upon conviction for a violation of the followingprovisions of this title, a surcharge of $40:(i)Section 3306(a)(1) (relating to limitations ondriving on left side of roadway).(ii)Section 3745 (relating to accidents involvingdamage to unattended vehicle or property).(3)Upon conviction for a violation of section 3345(a)(relating to meeting or overtaking school bus), a surchargeof $50.(4)Upon conviction for a violation of section 3362(relating to maximum speed limits), the following applicablesurcharge:(i)$30 for exceeding the maximum speed limit by 6to 10 miles per hour or 11 to 15 miles per hour.(ii)$40 for exceeding the maximum speed limit by 16to 25 miles per hour.(iii)$50 for exceeding the maximum speed limit byat least 26 miles per hour.(5)Upon conviction for violation of section 4902(relating to restrictions on use of highways and bridges),Subchapter C of Chapter 49 (relating to maximum weights ofvehicles) or Subchapter E of Chapter 49 (relating tomeasuring and adjusting vehicle size and weight), a surchargeof $150.(6)Upon conviction for violation of Chapter 47(relating to inspection of vehicles), by the owner oroperator or driver of a vehicle which is subject to theprovisions of Chapter 49 (relating to size, weight and load),a surcharge of $30.(7)Upon conviction of offenses under section1543(b)(1.1) (relating to driving while operating privilegeis suspended or revoked), 3802 (relating to driving underinfluence of alcohol or controlled substance) or 3808(a)(2)(relating to illegally operating a motor vehicle not equippedwith ignition interlock), or upon admission to programs forAccelerated Rehabilitative Disposition for offensesenumerated in section 1543(b)(1.1), 3802 or 3808(a)(2), asurcharge, respectively, of:(i)$50 for the first offense.(ii)$100 for the second offense.(iii)$200 for the third offense.(iv)$300 for the fourth and subsequent offenses.(8)Upon conviction, in a city of the first class, ofany violation of this title, a surcharge of $10.(9)Upon conviction of any violation of this title in acity of the second class, a surcharge of $10. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any violation committed by the operator of a motorcycle, motor- driven cycle, pedalcycle, motorized pedalcycle or recreational vehicle not intended for highway use.(b)Disposition.--(1)Notwithstanding the provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 3571(relating to Commonwealth portion of fines, etc.) and 3573(relating to municipal corporation portion of fines, etc.):(i)All surcharges levied and collected undersubsection (a)(1) through (7) by any division of theunified judicial system existing under section 1 ofArticle V of the Constitution of Pennsylvania and 42Pa.C.S. § 301 (relating to unified judicial system) shallbe remitted to the Commonwealth for deposit in theCatastrophic Loss Benefits Continuation Fund for thepurpose of funding catastrophic loss benefits inaccordance with section 1798.2 (relating to transition).(ii)All surcharges levied and collected undersubsection (a)(8) and (9) by such division of the unifiedjudicial system shall be remitted to the appropriatetowing and storage agent as set forth in section6309.2(e) (relating to immobilization, towing and storageof vehicle for driving without operating privileges orregistration) for purposes of funding its costsassociated with Subchapter A of Chapter 63 (relating togeneral provisions).(iii)If the surcharge is being paid ininstallments, the surcharge shall be remitted on eachinstallment.(2)The surcharges levied and collected under subsection(a)(8) and (9) shall not be deposited for the credit or useof, or otherwise allocated, directed or paid to, counties ormunicipalities under the provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. Ch. 35Subch. E (relating to fines, etc.), or any other statute, theCrime Victim's Compensation Board under section 477.15(b) ofthe act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as TheAdministrative Code of 1929, the Commission on Crime andDelinquency for victim-witness services grants under section477.15(c) of The Administrative Code of 1929, rape crisiscenters, the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund,domestic violence shelters, the Judicial Computer SystemAugmentation Account established under 42 Pa.C.S. Ch. 37Subch. C (relating to judicial computer system) or under anyother statute. (July 1, 1989, P.L.115, No.24, eff. July 1, 1989; Apr. 16, 1992, P.L.169, No.31, eff. 60 days; Dec. 15, 1995, P.L.655, No.72, eff. 60 days; Mar. 20, 2002, P.L.154, No.13, eff. imd.; Sept. 30, 2003, P.L.120, No.24, eff. Feb. 1, 2004; Feb. 9, 2004, P.L.65, No.8, eff. 60 days; Dec. 8, 2004, P.L.1791, No.237, eff. 60 days)2002 Repeal Note.Act 13 repealed subsec. (c).2002 Partial Repeal.Section 5104(b)(1) of Act 13 of 2002, known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, provided that subsection (b) is repealed insofar as it is inconsistent with section 712(m) of Act 13. Section 5108(4) provided that the repeal shall take effect January 1, 2004.References in Text.Section 477.15(b) and (c) of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, referred to in subsec. (b), was repealed by the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act. The subject matter is now contained in Act 111.Cross References.Section 6506 is referred to in section 1798.4 of this title.
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  • § 6506. Surcharge. (a) Levy and imposition.--In addition to any fines, fees or penalties levied or imposed as provided by law, under this title or any other statute, a surcharge shall be levied for disposition in accordance with subsection (b) as follows: (1) Upon conviction for any violation of the provisions of this title or other statute of the Commonwealth, or regulations promulgated under this title, which is a traffic violation and which is not included within the provisions of paragraphs (2) through (7), exclusive of parking offenses, a surcharge of $30. (2) Upon conviction for a violation of the following provisions of this title, a surcharge of $40: (i) Section 3306(a)(1) (relating to limitations on driving on left side of roadway). (ii) Section 3745 (relating to accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property). (3) Upon conviction for a violation of section 3345(a) (relating to meeting or overtaking school bus), a surcharge of $50. (4) Upon conviction for a violation of section 3362 (relating to maximum speed limits), the following applicable surcharge: (i) $30 for exceeding the maximum speed limit by 6 to 10 miles per hour or 11 to 15 miles per hour. (ii) $40 for exceeding the maximum speed limit by 16 to 25 miles per hour. (iii) $50 for exceeding the maximum speed limit by at least 26 miles per hour. (5) Upon conviction for violation of section 4902 (relating to restrictions on use of highways and bridges), Subchapter C of Chapter 49 (relating to maximum weights of vehicles) or Subchapter E of Chapter 49 (relating to measuring and adjusting vehicle size and weight), a surcharge of $150. (6) Upon conviction for violation of Chapter 47 (relating to inspection of vehicles), by the owner or operator or driver of a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of Chapter 49 (relating to size, weight and load), a surcharge of $30. (7) Upon conviction of offenses under section 1543(b)(1.1) (relating to driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked), 3802 (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) or 3808(a)(2) (relating to illegally operating a motor vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock), or upon admission to programs for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition for offenses enumerated in section 1543(b)(1.1), 3802 or 3808(a)(2), a surcharge, respectively, of: (i) $50 for the first offense. (ii) $100 for the second offense. (iii) $200 for the third offense. (iv) $300 for the fourth and subsequent offenses. (8) Upon conviction, in a city of the first class, of any violation of this title, a surcharge of $10. (9) Upon conviction of any violation of this title in a city of the second class, a surcharge of $10. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any violation committed by the operator of a motorcycle, motor- driven cycle, pedalcycle, motorized pedalcycle or recreational vehicle not intended for highway use. (b) Disposition.-- (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 3571 (relating to Commonwealth portion of fines, etc.) and 3573 (relating to municipal corporation portion of fines, etc.): (i) All surcharges levied and collected under subsection (a)(1) through (7) by any division of the unified judicial system existing under section 1 of Article V of the Constitution of Pennsylvania and 42 Pa.C.S. § 301 (relating to unified judicial system) shall be remitted to the Commonwealth for deposit in the Catastrophic Loss Benefits Continuation Fund for the purpose of funding catastrophic loss benefits in accordance with section 1798.2 (relating to transition). (ii) All surcharges levied and collected under subsection (a)(8) and (9) by such division of the unified judicial system shall be remitted to the appropriate towing and storage agent as set forth in section 6309.2(e) (relating to immobilization, towing and storage of vehicle for driving without operating privileges or registration) for purposes of funding its costs associated with Subchapter A of Chapter 63 (relating to general provisions). (iii) If the surcharge is being paid in installments, the surcharge shall be remitted on each installment. (2) The surcharges levied and collected under subsection (a)(8) and (9) shall not be deposited for the credit or use of, or otherwise allocated, directed or paid to, counties or municipalities under the provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. Ch. 35 Subch. E (relating to fines, etc.), or any other statute, the Crime Victim's Compensation Board under section 477.15(b) of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, the Commission on Crime and Delinquency for victim-witness services grants under section 477.15(c) of The Administrative Code of 1929, rape crisis centers, the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund, domestic violence shelters, the Judicial Computer System Augmentation Account established under 42 Pa.C.S. Ch. 37 Subch. C (relating to judicial computer system) or under any other statute. (July 1, 1989, P.L.115, No.24, eff. July 1, 1989; Apr. 16, 1992, P.L.169, No.31, eff. 60 days; Dec. 15, 1995, P.L.655, No.72, eff. 60 days; Mar. 20, 2002, P.L.154, No.13, eff. imd.; Sept. 30, 2003, P.L.120, No.24, eff. Feb. 1, 2004; Feb. 9, 2004, P.L.65, No.8, eff. 60 days; Dec. 8, 2004, P.L.1791, No.237, eff. 60 days) 2002 Repeal Note. Act 13 repealed subsec. (c). 2002 Partial Repeal. Section 5104(b)(1) of Act 13 of 2002, known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, provided that subsection (b) is repealed insofar as it is inconsistent with section 712(m) of Act 13. Section 5108(4) provided that the repeal shall take effect January 1, 2004. References in Text. Section 477.15(b) and (c) of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, referred to in subsec. (b), was repealed by the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act. The subject matter is now contained in Act 111. Cross References. Section 6506 is referred to in section 1798.4 of this title.

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