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A new bill, inspired by a Delco woman’s death, aims to crack down on Pa.’s repeat DUI drivers

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Lawmakers in Delaware County, inspired by the death of a woman killed by a six-time drunk driver, are hoping a new piece of legislation will close what they call a persistent “loophole” in Pennsylvania law. State Sen. Thomas H. Killion (R., Delaware) unveiled “Deana’s Law” on Wednesday, an amendment to the state vehicle code-named after Deana Eckman that increases the penalties for repeat DUI offenders.

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Location: Philadelphia, PA