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Friday, July 31, 2015

New York and Pennsylvania will notify NJ MVC if you have a DWI in their state 39:5D-4. Effect of conviction

New York and Pennsylvania will notify NJ MVC if you have a DWI in their state
39:5D-4.  Effect of conviction
    (a) The licensing authority in the home State, for the purposes of suspension, revocation or limitation of the license to operate a motor vehicle,  shall give the same effect to the conduct reported, pursuant to Article III of  this compact, as it would if such conduct had occurred in the home State, shall  apply the penalties of the home State or of the State in which the violation  occurred, in the case of convictions for:

    (1) Manslaughter or negligent homicide resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle;

    (2) Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor  or a narcotic drug, or under the influence of any other drug to a degree which  renders the driver incapable of safely driving a motor vehicle;

    (3) Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used;

     (4) Failure to stop and render aid in the event of a motor vehicle accident  resulting in the death or personal injury of another.

     (b) As to other convictions, reported pursuant to Article III, the licensing  authority in the home State shall give such effect to the conduct as is  provided by the laws of the home State.

    (c) If the laws of a party State do not provide for offenses or violations denominated or described in precisely the words employed in subdivision (a) of this article, such party State shall construe the denominations and descriptions appearing in subdivision (a) hereof as being applicable to and identifying those offenses or violations of a substantially similar nature and the laws of such party State shall contain such provisions as may be necessary to ensure that full force and effect is given to this article.