PRINTER'S NO. 798
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY BLAKE, DINNIMAN, WARD, FOLMER, TEPLITZ, STACK, WAUGH, MENSCH, ALLOWAY, FONTANA, ERICKSON, FARNESE, VULAKOVICH, VOGEL, BREWSTER, SOLOBAY, BROWNE, WASHINGTON, BAKER, BRUBAKER AND FERLO, APRIL 1, 2013
REFERRED TO STATE GOVERNMENT, APRIL 1, 2013
1Amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), entitled
2"An act providing for access to public information, for a
3designated open-records officer in each Commonwealth agency,
4local agency, judicial agency and legislative agency, for
5procedure, for appeal of agency determination, for judicial
6review and for the Office of Open Records; imposing
7penalties; providing for reporting by State-related
8institutions; requiring the posting of certain State contract
9information on the Internet; and making related repeals," in
10preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions;
11and repealing provisions relating to State-related
18Section 102. Definitions.
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1"State-affiliated entity." A Commonwealth authority or
2Commonwealth entity. The term includes the Pennsylvania Higher
3Education Assistance Agency and any entity established thereby,
4the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the Pennsylvania Game
5Commission, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the
6Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, the Pennsylvania Municipal
7Retirement Board, the State System of Higher Education, a
8community college, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the
9Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the Pennsylvania
10Infrastructure Investment Authority, the State Public School
11Building Authority, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic
12Association and the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities
13Authority. The term [does not include] includes a State-related
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16Section 2. Chapter 15 of the act is repealed:
19Section 1501. Definition.
22(1) Temple University.
23(2) The University of Pittsburgh.
24(3) The Pennsylvania State University.
25(4) Lincoln University.
26Section 1502. Reporting.
27No later than May 30 of each year, a State-related
28institution shall file with the Governor's Office, the General
29Assembly, the Auditor General and the State Library the
30information set forth in section 1503.
1Section 1503. Contents of report.
4(1) Except as provided in paragraph (4), all information
5required by Form 990 or an equivalent form of the United
6States Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service,
7entitled the Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax,
8regardless of whether the State-related institution is
9required to file the form by the Federal Government.
16Section 1504. Copies and posting.
17A State-related institution shall maintain, for at least
18seven years, a copy of the report in the institution's library
19and shall provide free access to the report on the institution's
21Section 3. This act shall take effect immediately.