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PRINTER'S NO. 521
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
497
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY DAVIS, MURT, HILL-EVANS, DEAN, KINSEY, KULIK,
SNYDER, HENNESSEY, READSHAW, BOBACK, M. QUINN, DAVIDSON,
KORTZ AND McNEILL, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON GAMING OVERSIGHT, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
AN ACT
Amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in revenues, further providing for establishment of
State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1403 of Title 4 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
§ 1403. Establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine
revenue distribution.
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(g) Grants for fire and emergency services.--The following
shall apply to grants for fire and emergency services:
(1) This subsection shall apply notwithstanding any
other provision of this chapter and beginning on or after the
effective date of this subsection.
(2) This subsection shall apply to a volunteer fire
company or emergency medical service provider that:
(i) is classified as a nonprofit organization under
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section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
(Public Law 99-514, 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3));
(ii) is seeking a grant for fire services or
emergency medical services from the county in which the
volunteer fire company or emergency medical service
provider is located; and
(iii) is otherwise eligible under law to receive a
grant from the county for fire services or emergency
medical services.
(3) A volunteer fire company or emergency medical
service provider under paragraph (2) may apply for a grant:
(i) through the municipal grant program by
submitting an application to the municipality in which
the volunteer fire company or emergency medical service
provider is located for consideration by the county; or
(ii) directly to the county, under a process
developed by the county.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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