PRINTER'S NO. 710
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY BLAKE, BREWSTER, RAFFERTY, VULAKOVICH, WAUGH, HUGHES, BRUBAKER AND SOLOBAY, MARCH 15, 2013
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, MARCH 15, 2013
7§ 1731. Establishment.
8(a) General rule.--
9(1) In counties of the third, fourth and fifth class,
10the persons now holding the following offices and their
11successors in each county of the third, fourth or fifth class
12shall compose a board to be known as the board of inspectors
13of the jail or county prison.
14(2) The following persons shall be members of the board:
17(ii) [The district attorney] (Reserved).
18(iii) The sheriff.
1(iv) The controller.
2(v) The county commissioners.
11(4) The duty of the sheriff relating to the safekeeping
12of inmates shall cease and determine on their committal to
13the correctional institution, and the sheriff may not be
14furnished a residence in the correctional institution.
15(5) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2), the
16president judge may choose at any time to delete the judge
17position from the board by so notifying the chairperson and
18secretary of the board in writing. The decision to delete
19this position shall remain in effect for as long as the
20president judge making the decision shall remain as president
21judge and thereafter until rescinded in like fashion by a
23(b) Counties that may elect to be subject to subchapter.--
24Any county of the sixth, seventh or eighth class may elect by
25resolution of the county commissioners to be governed by the
26provisions of this subchapter.
27Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.