PRINTER'S NO. 3814

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA


HOUSE BILL

No. 2563 Session of 2008


        INTRODUCED BY PALLONE, CASORIO, DeLUCA, FRANKEL, GEIST,
           GODSHALL, GOODMAN, HALUSKA, KORTZ, KOTIK, LEVDANSKY, MELIO,
           MUNDY, MURT, PARKER, SAYLOR, SEIP AND STURLA, MAY 27, 2008

        REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, MAY 27, 2008

                                     AN ACT

     1  Imposing a fee on certain local governments without police
     2     departments for law enforcement services provided by
     3     Pennsylvania State Police.

     4     The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     5  hereby enacts as follows:
     6  Section 1.  Fee for law enforcement services from Pennsylvania
     7                 State Police.
     8     (a)  Fee.--Each local government that has a population of at
     9  least 10,000, does not provide local police services and
    10  receives law enforcement services from the Pennsylvania State
    11  Police shall, on an annual basis, pay to the Commonwealth a fee
    12  of $100 per resident in the municipality. In determining the
    13  amount of the fee, the Pennsylvania State Police shall use the
    14  most recent Federal decennial census information. The fee shall
    15  be due within 90 days of the date of receipt of an invoice from
    16  the Pennsylvania State Police, unless the local government and
    17  Pennsylvania State Police agree otherwise in writing.
    18     (b)  Definition.--As used in this section, the term "local

     1  police services" means local police coverage for at least 60
     2  hours per week for 52 weeks per year or 3,210 hours per year.
     3  Section 2.  Effective date.
     4     This act shall take effect in 60 days.


















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