S1019B1411A07527 BIL:JSL 06/11/18 #90 A07527
AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 1019
Sponsor: SENATOR VULAKOVICH
Printer's No. 1411
Amend Bill, page 1, line 2, by inserting after "Statutes, "
establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the
Governor's Office of Homeland Security;
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 8 through 10, by striking out all
of said lines and inserting
Section 1. Title 35 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes is amended by adding a chapter to read:
CHAPTER 49
GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Sec.
4901. Definitions.
4902. Office.
4903. Designation of State administrative agency.
4904. Cooperation by State agencies.
§ 4901. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter
shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Advisor." The Homeland Security Advisor under section
4902(c) (relating to office).
"Director." The Homeland Security Director under section
4902(d).
"Office." The Governor's Office of Homeland Security
established under section 4902(a).
§ 4902. Office.
(a) Establishment.--The Governor's Office of Homeland
Security is established within the Office of the Governor to
prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from acts of
terrorism.
(b) Powers and duties.--The office has the power and duty
to:
(1) Secure this Commonwealth from acts of terrorism.
(2) Reduce the vulnerability of critical infrastructure
and key resources to terrorist attacks.
(3) Partner with the United States Department of
Homeland Security and other Federal, State and local agencies
in matters related to homeland security.
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(4) Work with the Primary State Fusion Center to develop
the process of information fusion for the gathering,
processing, analyzing and disseminating of information
related to homeland security.
(5) Cooperate with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management
Agency in matters relating to emergency management planning,
preparedness and response.
(6) Participate, in concert with the private sector and
other Federal, State and local agencies, in a coordinated
effort to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from
acts of terrorism.
(c) Homeland Security Advisor.---The head of the office
shall be the Homeland Security Advisor, as appointed by the
Governor. The advisor shall serve as this Commonwealth's primary
point of contact with the United States Department of Homeland
Security and other Federal, State and local agencies in matters
related to homeland security. The advisor shall advise and
report to the Governor.
(d) Homeland Security Director.--The office shall be managed
by a Homeland Security Director appointed by the Governor. The
director shall report to the advisor and to the Governor's
Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety. The director shall be
assisted by personnel deemed necessary to allow the office to
carry out its responsibilities.
(e) Staffing and location.--The director is authorized to
select, appoint and employ such employees as may be necessary to
carry out the functions of the office, in accordance with the
procedures of the Governor's Office of Administration. The
office shall be located at Pennsylvania State Police
Departmental Headquarters. All personnel assigned to the office
shall be classified as authorized employees of the Pennsylvania
State Police.
§ 4903. Designation of State administrative agency.
The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is designated as
the State Administrative Agency for this Commonwealth and shall
be responsible for the administration and audit functions of all
Federal grants relating to homeland security. The distribution
awards of Federal grant money under the Homeland Security Grant
Program and the Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant Program
shall be made by the Governor's Office, in consultation with the
advisor and the Director of the Pennsylvania Emergency
Management Agency, in accordance with the Federal guidelines
related to the National Homeland Security Strategy and Federal
Grant Guidance as promulgated by the United States Department of
Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency
for the respective grant years.
§ 4904. Cooperation by State agencies.
All agencies under the Governor's jurisdiction shall
cooperate with and provide assistance and support as needed by
the office and the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff for Public
Safety to carry out the functions of the office effectively.
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Section 1.1. Sections 7102, 7103, 7301, 7302, 7303, 7304,
7305 and 7305.1 of Title 35 are amended to read:
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 28 through 31, by striking out all
of said lines and inserting
"Chief elected executive officer." Includes:
(1) The mayor of a city or borough or the elected
executive in a municipality without a mayor.
(2) The presiding elected officer of the governing body
in municipalities without an elected executive.
Amend Bill, page 5, line 4, by striking out "county and
local" and inserting
political subdivisions'
Amend Bill, page 7, line 17, by inserting after "services,"
including delivery of medications and health care supplies,
Amend Bill, page 8, line 12, by striking out "entity" and
inserting
person
Amend Bill, page 8, line 28, by striking out "combination"
and inserting
coordination
Amend Bill, page 9, by inserting between lines 16 and 17
(5) Pharmaceutical and health care distribution networks
that provide critical medications and other medical supplies
to hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmacies and other
health care settings.
Amend Bill, page 11, line 4, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 11, line 5, by striking out "county and
local" and inserting
political subdivisions'
Amend Bill, page 11, line 12, by striking out "or" and
inserting a comma
Amend Bill, page 11, line 13, by striking out the period
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after "township" and inserting
, home rule or optional charter municipality or any other
general purpose unit of local government other than a county.
Amend Bill, page 12, line 25, by inserting a bracket after
"firm,"
Amend Bill, page 12, line 25, by striking out the bracket
after "association,"
Amend Bill, page 13, line 2, by inserting a bracket before
the comma after "county"
Amend Bill, page 13, line 3, by inserting after "township"
] or municipality
Amend Bill, page 15, line 14, by striking out "organized" and
inserting
designated or recognized
Amend Bill, page 15, by inserting between lines 28 and 29
"Wholesale distributor of prescription medications." A
person who operates a facility from which a person engages in
the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs as defined
under section 3 of the act of December 14, 1992 (P.L.1116,
No.145), known as the Wholesale Prescription Drug Distributors
License Act.
Amend Bill, page 17, line 5, by striking out "authorize and"
Amend Bill, page 17, lines 8 and 9, by striking out "and
similar Federal-State and State-local activities in which the
Commonwealth and its" and inserting
among
Amend Bill, page 17, line 15, by inserting a bracket before
"meet"
Amend Bill, page 17, line 15, by inserting after "meet"
] address
Amend Bill, page 17, line 16, by inserting a bracket before
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"meeting"
Amend Bill, page 17, line 16, by inserting after "meeting"
] addressing
Amend Bill, page 17, line 16, by inserting a bracket before
"and"
Amend Bill, page 17, line 17, by inserting after "people"
] as
Amend Bill, page 22, line 13, by striking out "nonprofit" and
inserting
nongovernmental
Amend Bill, page 22, line 17, by striking out "nonprofit" and
inserting
nongovernmental
Amend Bill, page 30, line 10, by inserting after
"Commissioner,"
the Director of Homeland Security
Amend Bill, page 31, lines 5 through 8, by striking out
"energy utility," in line 5, all of lines 6 and 7 and "and
labor" in line 8 and inserting
agriculture, communications, education, emergency
medical services and supply delivery, energy utility,
fire, medical, police and transportation
Amend Bill, page 34, lines 14 and 15, by striking out
"regional task forces, "
Amend Bill, page 34, line 15, by inserting a bracket before
"local"
Amend Bill, page 34, line 15, by inserting after "officials,"
] regional task forces, political subdivisions,
Amend Bill, page 45, line 13, by inserting after
"subdivisions,"
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correctional facilities,
Amend Bill, page 45, line 29, by striking out the bracket
before "political"
Amend Bill, page 45, line 29, by inserting a bracket before
"subdivisions"
Amend Bill, page 45, lines 29 and 30, by striking out "county
and local" and inserting
subdivisions'
Amend Bill, page 46, line 19, by inserting after "body"
or chief elected executive officer
Amend Bill, page 46, line 21, by inserting a bracket before
"The"
Amend Bill, page 46, line 22, by striking out the bracket
before "mayor"
Amend Bill, page 46, line 22, by striking out the bracket
after "other"
Amend Bill, page 46, line 22, by striking out "elected"
Amend Bill, page 46, line 24, by striking out "official
action of"
Amend Bill, page 46, line 24, by inserting a bracket after
"body."
Amend Bill, page 47, line 4, by inserting after
"subdivision."
[Any order or proclamation declaring, continuing or
terminating a local disaster emergency shall be given prompt
and general publicity and shall be filed promptly with the
agency.]
Amend Bill, page 47, lines 10 through 14, by striking out all
of lines 10 through 13 and "(6)" in line 14 and inserting
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(5)
Amend Bill, page 47, line 15, by striking out "municipal" and
inserting
local
Amend Bill, page 47, line 15, by inserting after "emergency"
by a political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 47, line 19, by striking out "(7)" and
inserting
(6)
Amend Bill, page 48, lines 21 and 22, by striking out "county
emergency management program or a local " and inserting
political subdivision's
Amend Bill, page 48, line 26, by striking out
"municipalities" and inserting
political subdivisions
Amend Bill, page 49, by inserting between lines 21 and 22
(a.2) Backup coordinator.--To the greatest extent possible,
each county emergency management program and local emergency
management program shall have a backup coordinator.
Amend Bill, page 51, line 19, by striking out "An appointing
authority" and inserting
The chief elected executive officer or the governing
body of the political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 51, line 24, by striking out "appointing
authority" and inserting
chief elected executive officer
Amend Bill, page 53, line 6, by striking out "county,
municipality" and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 53, line 11, by striking out "county,
municipality" and inserting
political subdivision
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Amend Bill, page 56, line 1, by striking out "Maintaining"
and inserting
Acquiring
Amend Bill, page 56, line 29, by inserting after "assistance"
upon request
Amend Bill, page 57, line 16, by striking out ", dependent
care facilities"
Amend Bill, page 57, line 25, by striking out "maintenance"
and inserting
engagement
Amend Bill, page 57, line 30, by inserting after "activities"
or utilize mutual aid to engage a county animal response
team where appropriate
Amend Bill, page 58, line 1, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 58, line 3, by striking out "county and
local" and inserting
political subdivisions'
Amend Bill, page 58, line 8, by striking out "municipal" and
inserting
local
Amend Bill, page 58, line 14, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 58, line 16, by striking out
"municipality's" and inserting
political subdivision's
Amend Bill, page 58, line 20, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
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Amend Bill, page 58, line 30, by inserting after
"documentation."
Training records shall be provided to the county upon
request.
Amend Bill, page 59, line 7, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 59, line 10, by striking out "municipal" and
inserting
local
Amend Bill, page 59, line 11, by striking out "municipal" and
inserting
local
Amend Bill, page 59, line 13, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 59, line 16, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 59, line 16, by striking out "municipal" and
inserting
local
Amend Bill, page 59, line 30, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 60, line 5, by striking out "municipality"
and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 60, line 14, by inserting a bracket before
"political"
Amend Bill, page 60, line 14, by inserting after
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"subdivisions"
] municipalities
Amend Bill, page 61, line 22, by striking out "activities"
and inserting
plans
Amend Bill, page 69, line 18, by inserting after "facilities"
, wholesale distributor of prescription medications and
medical supplies
Amend Bill, page 69, line 20, by striking out "residents of"
and inserting
people within
Amend Bill, page 77, line 2, by striking out "county,
municipality" and inserting
political subdivision
Amend Bill, page 81, line 29, by striking out "residents" and
inserting
people within
Amend Bill, page 82, line 4, by striking out "residents of"
and inserting
people within
Amend Bill, page 88, line 6, by inserting after "program"
when deployed by the agency
Amend Bill, page 88, lines 7 and 8, by striking out "or of
the county or municipality by whose program they are deployed "
Amend Bill, page 88, lines 12 and 13, by striking out
"applicable emergency management official " and inserting
agency
Amend Bill, page 88, line 13, by inserting after "activities"
as authorized or approved by the agency
Amend Bill, page 88, line 15, by inserting after "deployed"
by the agency
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Amend Bill, page 88, line 17, by striking out "and" and
inserting a comma
Amend Bill, page 88, line 17, by inserting after "authorized"
and approved
Amend Bill, page 88, lines 17 and 18, by striking out
"applicable emergency management official " and inserting
agency
Amend Bill, page 88, line 27, by striking out all of said
line and inserting
two-thirds of the weekly wages the volunteer would have
received from employment in the volunteer's usual occupation,
provided that wage recovery may not exceed the Statewide maximum
weekly compensation rate established pursuant to the Workers'
Compensation Act. If a volunteer is unable to establish a usual
occupation and associated wage, wage recovery shall be at least
the Statewide minimum weekly compensation rate established
pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Act.
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See A07527 in
the context
of SB1019