THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY ERICKSON, RAFFERTY, PILEGGI, HUGHES, SCHWANK, BRUBAKER, SOLOBAY, YUDICHAK, FERLO, LEACH, FONTANA, BLAKE AND STACK, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further
providing for purposes and powers.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 5607(a) of Title 53 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a paragraph to read:
§ 5607. Purposes and powers.
(a) Scope of projects permitted.--Every authority
incorporated under this chapter shall be a body corporate and
politic and shall be for the purposes of financing working
capital; acquiring, holding, constructing, financing, improving,
maintaining and operating, owning or leasing, either in the
capacity of lessor or lessee, projects of the following kind and
character and providing financing for insurance reserves:
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(18) Storm water management planning and projects.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.