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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 30 Pa.C.S.A. Fish § 5502.1. Homicide by watercraft while operating under influence

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(a) Offense defined.--Any person who unintentionally causes the death of another person as the direct result of a violation of section 5502 (relating to operating watercraft under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) and who is convicted of violating section 5502 commits a felony of the second degree when the violation is the cause of death and the sentencing court shall order the person to serve a minimum term of imprisonment of not less than three years.  A consecutive three-year term of imprisonment shall be imposed for each victim whose death is the result of a violation of section 5502.

(b) Applicability of sentencing guidelines.--The sentencing guidelines promulgated by the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing shall not supersede the mandatory penalty of this section.

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