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PRINTER'S NO. 1088
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
446
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY McGARRIGLE, YAW, SCARNATI, RESCHENTHALER, MARTIN,
TOMLINSON, TARTAGLIONE, FOLMER, KILLION, WARD, VULAKOVICH,
BARTOLOTTA, BROWNE, BREWSTER, WAGNER AND RAFFERTY,
MARCH 2, 2017
AS RE-REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, JULY 10, 2017
AN ACT
Amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), entitled,
as amended, "An act providing for and reorganizing the
conduct of the executive and administrative work of the
Commonwealth by the Executive Department thereof and the
administrative departments, boards, commissions, and officers
thereof, including the boards of trustees of State Normal
Schools, or Teachers Colleges; abolishing, creating,
reorganizing or authorizing the reorganization of certain
administrative departments, boards, and commissions; defining
the powers and duties of the Governor and other executive and
administrative officers, and of the several administrative
departments, boards, commissions, and officers; fixing the
salaries of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and certain
other executive and administrative officers; providing for
the appointment of certain administrative officers, and of
all deputies and other assistants and employes in certain
departments, boards, and commissions; providing for the
regulation of pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse racing and
harness horse racing activities, imposing certain taxes and
providing for the disposition of funds from pari-mutuel
tickets; and prescribing the manner in which the number and
compensation of the deputies and all other assistants and
employes of certain departments, boards and commissions shall
be determined," in powers and duties of the Department of
Drug and Alcohol Programs, providing for drug and alcohol
recovery houses and establishing the Drug and Alcohol
Recovery House Fund; and making editorial changes. AMENDING
THE ACT OF APRIL 9, 1929 (P.L.177, NO.175), ENTITLED, AS
AMENDED, "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AND REORGANIZING THE CONDUCT
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OF THE EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK OF THE COMMONWEALTH
BY THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT THEREOF AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE
DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND OFFICERS THEREOF,
INCLUDING THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS, OR
TEACHERS COLLEGES; ABOLISHING, CREATING, REORGANIZING OR
AUTHORIZING THE REORGANIZATION OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE
DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS; DEFINING THE POWERS AND
DUTIES OF THE GOVERNOR AND OTHER EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE
OFFICERS, AND OF THE SEVERAL ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS,
BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND OFFICERS; FIXING THE SALARIES OF THE
GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, AND CERTAIN OTHER EXECUTIVE
AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF
CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS, AND OF ALL DEPUTIES AND
OTHER ASSISTANTS AND EMPLOYES IN CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS,
AND COMMISSIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF PARI-MUTUEL
THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING AND HARNESS HORSE RACING
ACTIVITIES, IMPOSING CERTAIN TAXES AND PROVIDING FOR THE
DISPOSITION OF FUNDS FROM PARI-MUTUEL TICKETS; AND
PRESCRIBING THE MANNER IN WHICH THE NUMBER AND COMPENSATION
OF THE DEPUTIES AND ALL OTHER ASSISTANTS AND EMPLOYES OF
CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS SHALL BE
DETERMINED," FURTHER PROVIDING FOR TITLE OF ACT; IMPLEMENTING
THE 2017-2018 COMMONWEALTH BUDGET AND INSTITUTING FUTURE
BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION; IN ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION,
PROVIDING FOR EMPLOYEES WITH ACCESS TO FEDERAL TAX
INFORMATION; IN ORGANIZATION OF INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATIVE
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, PROVIDING FOR PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION
ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY; IN COMMONWEALTH AGENCY FEES,
PROVIDING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION REGULATORY RESTRICTED ACCOUNT,
FURTHER PROVIDING FOR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COLLECT FEES,
FOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY TO COLLECT FEES AND FOR
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE; IN POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICE OF
ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ITS DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE BOARDS,
PROVIDING FOR COLLECTIONS BY ATTORNEY GENERAL; IN POWERS AND
DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARING FOR STATE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION CLOSURE;
PROVIDING FOR JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION; IN POWERS AND
DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ITS
OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS,
FURTHER PROVIDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD AND FOR
MUNICIPAL RECYCLING GRANTS AND PROVIDING FOR WATER TREATMENT
FACILITIES; PROVIDING FOR POWERS AND DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES; IN DEPARTMENT OF AGING,
PROVIDING FOR OLDER ADULT DAILY LIVING CENTERS; IN POWERS AND
DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ITS DEPARTMENTAL
ADMINISTRATIVE AND ADVISORY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, PROVIDING
FOR CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES FEES; IN POWERS AND DUTIES OF
THE DEPARTMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS, PROVIDING FOR
DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSES; IN POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION, PROVIDING FOR
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS; PROVIDING FOR
JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION; MAKING EDITORIAL CHANGES; AND MAKING
RELATED REPEALS.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Article XXIII-A of the act of April 9, 1929
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(P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, is
amended by adding a subarticle heading to read:
(a) General Provisions
Section 2. Article XXIII-A of the act is amended by adding a
subarticle to read:
(b) Drug and Alcohol Recovery Houses
Section 2311-A. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this subarticle
shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Department." The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs of
the Commonwealth.
"Drug and alcohol recovery house." Housing for individuals
recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, which provides those
individuals with a safe and supportive drug and alcohol-free
environment, peer support and other recovery support services
that may include coordination of treatment services.
Section 2312-A. Powers and duties of department.
(A) CERTIFICATION AND REFERRALS.-- The department shall
license or certify drug and alcohol recovery houses directly or
through a contracted entity, as defined by department
guidelines, which shall MAY adhere to National Alliance for
Recovery Residences standards with modifications deemed
necessary by the department AND MAY CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATIONS
OF THE CERTIFIED DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSING TASK FORCE .
All referrals from State agencies or State-funded facilities
shall be to licensed or certified drug and alcohol recovery
houses, and only licensed or certified recovery houses may be
eligible to receive Federal or State funding to deliver drug and
alcohol recovery housing services. INDIVIDUALS WHOSE TREATMENT
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IS FUNDED WITH FEDERAL OR STATE FUNDING SHALL ONLY BE REFERRED
TO A CERTIFIED DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSE. A STATE OR
COUNTY COURT MAY REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF
THE PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE TO RESIDE IN A
CERTIFIED DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSE. REFERRALS TO A
CERTIFIED DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSE MADE UNDER THIS
SECTION SHALL BE MADE BASED ON CERTIFIED DRUG AND ALCOHOL
RECOVERY HOUSE AVAILABILITY.
(B) TIMING.--LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION SHALL OCCUR NO LATER
THAN TWO YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
Section 2313-A. Regulations for licensure or certification of
drug and alcohol recovery houses.
(a) Regulations.--The department may promulgate regulations
for the licensure or certification of drug and alcohol recovery
houses that receive funds or referrals from the department, or a
Federal, State or other county agency, to ensure that the drug
and alcohol recovery houses provide a safe environment for
residents. The regulations may include, but not be limited to,
the following:
(1) Upon admission, ensuring that residents are informed
of all drug and alcohol recovery house rules, residency
requirements and lease agreements.
(2) Policies and procedures for management of all funds
received and expended by the drug and alcohol recovery house
in accordance with standard accounting practices, including
funds received from or managed on behalf of residents of the
house. As used in this paragraph, the term "funds" does not
include public assistance benefits, including, but not
limited to, medical assistance, cash assistance and food
stamps.
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(3) Policies and procedures addressing the safety and
protection of residents.
(4) Policies that promote recovery by requiring resident
participation in treatment, self-help groups or other
recovery supports.
(5) Policies requiring abstinence from alcohol and other
illicit drugs.
(6) Procedures regarding appropriate use and security of
medication.
(7) The maintenance of the property in which the drug
and alcohol recovery house is located, including, but not
limited to, the installation of functioning smoke detectors,
carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers.
(8) Policies and procedures which prohibit an owner,
house administrator or employee of a drug and alcohol
recovery house from requiring a resident to sign any document
for the purpose of relinquishing the resident's public
assistance benefits, including, but not limited to, medical
assistance, cash assistance and food stamps.
(9) POLICIES PROHIBITING AN OWNER, HOUSE ADMINISTRATOR
OR EMPLOYEE FROM OFFERING, PAYING, SOLICITING OR RECEIVING A
COMMISSION, BONUS OR REBATE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN CASH
OR IN KIND, OR ENGAGING IN A SPLIT-FEE ARRANGEMENT FOR ANY OF
THE FOLLOWING:
(I) TO INDUCE THE REFERRAL OF PATIENTS OR PATRONAGE
TO OR FROM A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, HEALTH CARE FACILITY
OR OTHER THIRD-PARTY ENTITY; OR
(II) IN RETURN FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OR ACKNOWLEDGMENT
OF SERVICES FROM A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER, HEALTH CARE
FACILITY OR THIRD-PARTY ENTITY.
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(10) PROCEDURES FOR THE HANDLING AND FOLLOW-UP OF
COMPLAINTS.
(11) REQUIREMENTS FOR CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS
FOR AN OWNER, ADMINISTRATOR, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER,
EMPLOYEE AND VOLUNTEER, INCLUDING FEES FOR CRIMINAL HISTORY
BACKGROUND CHECKS AND RESTRICTIONS ON INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE
CERTAIN CONVICTIONS.
(12) REQUIREMENTS FOR NOTIFICATION OF A FAMILY MEMBER
UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
DEATH DUE TO AN OVERDOSE.
(13) REQUIREMENTS FOR A SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF
CERTIFICATION DUE TO NONCOMPLIANCE AND A REAPPLICATION
PROCESS.
(b) Temporary regulations.--In order to facilitate the
prompt implementation of this chapter, regulations promulgated
by the department shall be deemed temporary regulations that
shall not expire for a period of three years following
publication. Temporary regulations shall not be subject to:
(1) Sections 201, 202, 203, 204 and 205 of the act of
July 31, 1968 (P.L.769, No.240), referred to as the
Commonwealth Documents Law .
(2) Sections 204(b) and 301(10) of the act of October
15, 1980 (P.L.950, No.164), known as the Commonwealth
Attorneys Act .
(3) The act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as
the Regulatory Review Act .
(c) Expiration of authority.--The authority of the
department to promulgate temporary regulations under subsection
(b) shall expire three years after the effective date of this
section. Regulations adopted after this period shall be
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promulgated as provided by law.
Section 2314-A. Funding.
A drug and alcohol recovery house or other recovery house
shall not be authorized to provide services or receive funding
from the department or any Federal, State or county agency
without licensure or certification.
Section 2315-A. Licensure or certification.
(a) Time period.--Licensure or certification shall last for
a period of two years.
(b) Compliance of existing drug and alcohol recovery
houses.--A drug and alcohol recovery house in existence on the
HOUSES.--
(1) A DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOUSE IN EXISTENCE ON
THE effective date of this section may be deemed licensed or
certified by the department after inspection and if the drug
and alcohol recovery house provides documentation to the
department within 180 days after the promulgation of
regulations by the department that it is in compliance with
the regulations promulgated by the department. INSPECTIONS
SHALL BE PERFORMED ON AN ANNUAL BASIS.
(2) THE INSPECTION REQUIRED UNDER PARAGRAPH (1) SHALL BE
COMPLETED BY THE DEPARTMENT, A SINGLE COUNTY AUTHORITY
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OR A CONTRACTED THIRD PARTY OF
EITHER.
(c) Fee FEES .--The department shall establish a fee FEES to
be paid by each drug and alcohol recovery house adequate to
carry out the provisions of this subarticle. FEES SHALL INCLUDE
THE APPLICATION FOR RECERTIFICATION DUE TO NONCOMPLIANCE.
Section 2316-A. Registry.
The department shall create and maintain a publicly
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accessible registry on its publicly accessible Internet website
of all licensed or certified drug and alcohol recovery houses
within this Commonwealth, which shall be updated annually by the
department.
Section 2317-A. Violations.
(a) Penalties.--A person owning a drug and alcohol recovery
house that is funded, in whole or in part, with funding from the
department, or a Federal, other State or county agency, that has
failed to attain or maintain licensure or certification of a
drug and alcohol recovery house and has not been licensed or
certified by the department shall pay a fine of $1,000 for each
violation.
(b) Referral.--If the department determines a drug and
alcohol recovery house is not in compliance with this article
due to an alleged violation of any Federal, State or local law,
the department shall refer the matter to the appropriate agency
for investigation.
Section 2318-A. Restricted account.
All fines and fees collected shall be deposited into a
restricted account in the department which is established and
shall be known as the Drug and Alcohol Recovery House Fund.
Money in this account is to be utilized for the enforcement of
this subarticle.
Section 2319-A. Compliance with other laws.
In order to receive and maintain licensure or certification,
all drug and alcohol recovery houses must be in compliance with
all Federal, State and local ordinances. Failure to comply or
remain in compliance shall result in loss of licensure or
certification and removal from the registry.
Section 3. This act shall take effect in 120 180 days.
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SECTION 1. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FINDS AND DECLARES AS
FOLLOWS:
(1) THE INTENT OF THIS ACT IS TO PROVIDE FOR THE
ADMINISTRATION OF THE 2017-2018 COMMONWEALTH BUDGET.
(2) THE CONSTITUTION OF PENNSYLVANIA CONFERS NUMEROUS
EXPRESS DUTIES UPON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, INCLUDING THE
PASSAGE OF A BALANCED BUDGET FOR THE COMMONWEALTH.
(3) SECTION 24 OF ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
PENNSYLVANIA REQUIRES THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT ALL
APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATION OF GOVERNMENT IN THE
COMMONWEALTH, REGARDLESS OF THEIR SOURCE. THE SUPREME COURT
HAS REPEATEDLY AFFIRMED THAT, "IT IS FUNDAMENTAL WITHIN
PENNSYLVANIA'S TRIPARTITE SYSTEM THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
ENACTS THE LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING THOSE PROGRAMS WHICH THE
STATE PROVIDES FOR ITS CITIZENS AND APPROPRIATES THE FUNDS
NECESSARY FOR THEIR OPERATION."
(4) PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OF ARTICLE VIII OF THE
CONSTITUTION OF PENNSYLVANIA, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS
EXPLICITLY REQUIRED TO ADOPT A BALANCED COMMONWEALTH BUDGET.
GIVEN THE UNPREDICTABILITY AND POTENTIAL INSUFFICIENCY OF
REVENUE COLLECTIONS, VARIOUS CHANGES IN STATE LAW RELATING TO
THE 2017-2018 BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF
STATE GOVERNMENT WHICH IMPACT REVENUE MAY BE REQUIRED TO
DISCHARGE THIS CONSTITUTIONAL OBLIGATION.
(5) SECTION 11 OF ARTICLE III OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
PENNSYLVANIA REQUIRES THE ADOPTION OF A GENERAL APPROPRIATION
ACT THAT EMBRACES "NOTHING BUT APPROPRIATIONS." WHILE ACTUAL
ITEMS OF APPROPRIATION CAN BE CONTAINED IN A GENERAL
APPROPRIATIONS ACT, THE ACHIEVEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A
COMPREHENSIVE BUDGET INVOLVES ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION RELATED
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TO APPROPRIATIONS. ULTIMATELY, THE BUDGET HAS TO BE BALANCED
UNDER SECTION 13 OF ARTICLE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
PENNSYLVANIA. THIS MAY NECESSITATE ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES AND
THE ENACTMENT OF STATUTES TO ACHIEVE FULL COMPLIANCE WITH
THESE CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS.
(6) AMONG THE MANY ADMINISTRATIVE CHALLENGES FACED BY
THE COMMONWEALTH IS USE OF FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR HEALTH
CARE. CENTRAL TO THE HEALTH CARE CRISIS IN THIS COMMONWEALTH
IS SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE.
(7) FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS (1) THROUGH
(6), IT IS THE INTENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THROUGH THIS
ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE
2017-2018 COMMONWEALTH BUDGET.
(8) EVERY PROVISION OF THIS ACT RELATES TO THE
ADMINISTRATIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE
COMMONWEALTH FOR THIS FISCAL YEAR, ADDRESSING IN VARIOUS WAYS
THE ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS AND POTENTIAL LIABILITIES OF
THE COMMONWEALTH. TO THAT END, THIS ACT IS INTENDED TO
IMPLEMENT THE 2017-2018 COMMONWEALTH BUDGET WITHOUT
SPECIFICALLY APPROPRIATING PUBLIC MONEY FROM THE GENERAL
FUND. THIS ACT PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR
SPENDING AND MAKES OTHER CHANGES NECESSARY TO IMPACT THE
AVAILABILITY OF REVENUE IN ORDER TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF
SECTION 13 OF ARTICLE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
PENNSYLVANIA AND TO IMPLEMENT THE ACT OF ,
2017 (P.L. , NO. ), KNOWN AS THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION
ACT OF 2017.
SECTION 1.1. THE TITLE OF THE ACT OF APRIL 9, 1929 (P.L.177,
NO.175), KNOWN AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF 1929, IS AMENDED TO
READ:
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AN ACT
PROVIDING FOR AND REORGANIZING THE CONDUCT OF THE EXECUTIVE AND
ADMINISTRATIVE WORK OF THE COMMONWEALTH BY THE EXECUTIVE
DEPARTMENT THEREOF AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS,
BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND OFFICERS THEREOF, INCLUDING THE
BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF STATE NORMAL SCHOOLS, OR TEACHERS
COLLEGES; ABOLISHING, CREATING, REORGANIZING OR AUTHORIZING
THE REORGANIZATION OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS,
BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS; DEFINING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF
THE GOVERNOR AND OTHER EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS,
AND OF THE SEVERAL ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS,
COMMISSIONS, AND OFFICERS; FIXING THE SALARIES OF THE
GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, AND CERTAIN OTHER EXECUTIVE
AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF
CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS, AND OF ALL DEPUTIES AND
OTHER ASSISTANTS AND EMPLOYES IN CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS,
AND COMMISSIONS; [PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF PARI-MUTUEL
THOROUGHBRED HORSE RACING AND HARNESS HORSE RACING
ACTIVITIES, IMPOSING CERTAIN TAXES AND PROVIDING FOR THE
DISPOSITION OF FUNDS FROM PARI-MUTUEL TICKETS;] PROVIDING FOR
JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION; AND PRESCRIBING THE MANNER IN WHICH
THE NUMBER AND COMPENSATION OF THE DEPUTIES AND ALL OTHER
ASSISTANTS AND EMPLOYES OF CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS AND
COMMISSIONS SHALL BE DETERMINED."
SECTION 2. THE ACT IS AMENDED BY ADDING SECTIONS TO READ:
SECTION 225. EMPLOYES WITH ACCESS TO FEDERAL TAX
INFORMATION.--(A) AS REQUIRED UNDER ANY FEDERAL LAW, REGULATION
OR PUBLISHED GUIDANCE FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, AN
EMPLOYE OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYE WHOSE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
REQUIRE OR WILL REQUIRE ACCESS TO FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION SHALL
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SUBMIT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TO THE EMPLOYE'S OR PROSPECTIVE
EMPLOYE'S EMPLOYER:
(1) A REPORT OF FEDERAL CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION.
(2) A REPORT OF CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION FROM THE
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE AS PROVIDED UNDER 18 PA.C.S. CH. 91
(RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION) OR A STATEMENT
FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE THAT THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE
POLICE CENTRAL REPOSITORY CONTAINS NO INFORMATION RELATING TO
THE INDIVIDUAL. THE CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION SHALL BE
LIMITED TO THAT WHICH IS DISSEMINATED UNDER 18 PA.C.S. § 9121(B)
(2) (RELATING TO GENERAL REGULATIONS).
(3) VALIDATION OF THE EMPLOYE'S OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYE'S
ELIGIBILITY TO LEGALLY WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.
(B) FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLYING WITH SUBSECTION (A)(1), AN
EMPLOYE OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYE SHALL PROVIDE FINGERPRINTS TO THE
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE, ITS AGENT OR AN AGENT APPROVED FOR
FINGERPRINTING BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. THE FINGERPRINTS MAY
BE USED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE TO CONDUCT A CRIMINAL
BACKGROUND CHECK AND SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF
INVESTIGATION FOR A NATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
(C) (1) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED UNDER PARAGRAPH (2), INFORMATION
RELATING TO AN EMPLOYE OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYE SUBMITTED TO OR
OBTAINED BY AN EMPLOYER OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYER UNDER THIS
SECTION SHALL BE INTERPRETED AND USED ONLY TO DETERMINE THE
EMPLOYE'S OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYE'S CHARACTER, FITNESS AND
SUITABILITY TO ACCESS FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION.
(2) AN EMPLOYER MAY UTILIZE INFORMATION OBTAINED UNDER THIS
SECTION FOR EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS, INCLUDING HIRING OF AN
APPLICANT, PROMOTION OF A CURRENT EMPLOYE OR DISCIPLINARY ACTION
AGAINST AN EMPLOYE REGARDING A POSITION THAT REQUIRES ACCESS TO
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FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION.
(3) AN EMPLOYER MAY RECEIVE AND RETAIN INFORMATION
CONSISTENT WITH THIS SECTION THAT IS OTHERWISE PROTECTED UNDER
18 PA.C.S. CH. 91, SUBJECT TO ANY REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO
REDACTION AS SPECIFIED IN 18 PA.C.S. § 9121(B)(2).
(D) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS BEEN CLEARED TO ACCESS FEDERAL TAX
INFORMATION UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL REAPPLY FOR CLEARANCE UNDER
SUBSECTIONS (A) AND (B) WITHIN TEN YEARS OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE
PRIOR CLEARANCE UNLESS THE EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN A PROGRAM
EXEMPTING EMPLOYES FROM CLEARANCE.
(E) A COMMONWEALTH AGENCY RECEIVING FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION
THAT TRANSFERS THE FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION TO ANY OTHER ENTITY,
EXCEPT AS IT INVOLVES A FEDERAL OR STATE COURT OR THE BOARD OF
FINANCE AND REVENUE AS PART OF A LEGAL PROCEEDING BEFORE THE
SAME, MAY AUDIT THAT ENTITY TO DETERMINE COMPLIANCE WITH THIS
SECTION.
(F) THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL PUBLISH GUIDELINES TO
IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION.
(G) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND PHRASES
SHALL HAVE THE MEANINGS GIVEN TO THEM IN THIS SUBSECTION UNLESS
THE CONTEXT CLEARLY INDICATES OTHERWISE:
"EMPLOYER." ANY COMMONWEALTH AGENCY, OFFICE, DEPARTMENT,
AUTHORITY, BOARD, MULTISTATE AGENCY OR COMMISSION OF THE
EXECUTIVE BRANCH, AN INDEPENDENT AGENCY OR STATE-AFFILIATED
ENTITY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR A CONTRACTOR THEREOF, RECEIVING
FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION, EVEN THOUGH THE FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION
MAY BE FORWARDED TO ANOTHER COMMONWEALTH AGENCY, POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION OR CONTRACTOR, FROM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
(1) THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.
(2) THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.
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(4) BY EXCHANGE AGREEMENT APPROVED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE
SERVICE.
(5) ANY OTHER SECONDARY SOURCE.
"FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION." INCLUDES ANY "RETURN" OR "RETURN
INFORMATION" AS DEFINED IN SECTION 6103 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE
CODE OF 1986.
SECTION 310. PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND
DELINQUENCY.--THE FOLLOWING SHALL APPLY:
(1) NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 2(B)(1) OF THE ACT OF NOVEMBER
22, 1978 (P.L.1166, NO.274), REFERRED TO AS THE PENNSYLVANIA
COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY LAW, THE COMPOSITION OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY SHALL CONSIST
OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OR A DESIGNEE.
(2) NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 2(B)(6) OF THE PENNSYLVANIA
COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY LAW, THE COMPOSITION OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY SHALL CONSIST
OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE
AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE
OF REPRESENTATIVES OR THE CHAIRPERSONS' DESIGNATED LEGISLATIVE
STAFF.
(3) NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 2(B)(8) OF THE PENNSYLVANIA
COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY LAW, THE COMPOSITION OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY SHALL CONSIST
OF FOUR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR THE MEMBERS'
DESIGNATED LEGISLATIVE STAFF, OF WHOM ONE SHALL BE DESIGNATED
BY, AND SERVE AT THE PLEASURE OF, THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF
THE SENATE, ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE, ONE BY THE
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND ONE BY THE MINORITY
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SECTION 606.1-A. HIGHER EDUCATION REGULATORY RESTRICTED
ACCOUNT.--(A) THE HIGHER EDUCATION REGULATORY RESTRICTED
ACCOUNT IS ESTABLISHED AS A RESTRICTED ACCOUNT WITHIN THE
GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE TREASURY FROM WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION MAY EXPEND MONEY FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE COSTS OF
ADMINISTERING AND IMPLEMENTING 24 PA.C.S. CH. 65 (RELATING TO
PRIVATE COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND SEMINARIES) AND ALL OTHER
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT RELATED
TO THE MANDATED SERVICES AND REGULATION OF DEGREE-GRANTING
INSTITUTIONS. THE RESTRICTED ACCOUNT SHALL CONSIST OF THE FEES
DEPOSITED UNDER SUBSECTION (B) AND STATE FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR
USE UNDER THIS SECTION. THE RESTRICTED ACCOUNT SHALL BE SUBJECT
TO AUDIT BY THE AUDITOR GENERAL.
(B) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL COLLECT A FEE FOR SERVICES PROVIDED
TO DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS. THE FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
(1) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF A
SPECIALIZED ASSOCIATE DEGREE ............. $1,000
(2) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF A NEW
DEGREE OR PROGRAM AT AN INSTITUTION OF
HIGHER EDUCATION ......................... 1,400
(3) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW DEGREE-
GRANTING INSTITUTION OR A CHANGE FROM
PRIVATE LICENSED SCHOOL TO COLLEGE OR
UNIVERSITY ...............................
5,000
(4) FOR AN APPLICATION TO CHANGE STATUS FROM
COLLEGE OR SEMINARY TO UNIVERSITY ........ 1,000
(5) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR EDUCATION
ENTERPRISE STATUS ........................ 10,000
(6) TO RENEW STATUS AS AN EDUCATION
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(7) FOR REGISTRATION OF AN OUT-OF-STATE
DISTANCE EDUCATION PROVIDER THAT IS NOT A
PARTICIPANT IN THE STATE AUTHORIZATION
RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT .................... 5,000
(8) FOR AN APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO USE
THE WORD "COLLEGE," "UNIVERSITY" OR
"SEMINARY" IN A BUSINESS NAME ............ 100
(C) THE FEES COLLECTED UNDER SUBSECTION (B) SHALL BE
DEPOSITED INTO THE HIGHER EDUCATION REGULATORY RESTRICTED
ACCOUNT.
(D) THE FEES IMPOSED UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL REMAIN IN
EFFECT UNTIL REVISED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. IF THE
REVENUES RAISED BY FEES IMPOSED UNDER THIS SECTION ARE NOT
SUFFICIENT TO MEET EXPENSES PROJECTED FOR A TWO-YEAR PERIOD, THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL INCREASE THE FEES BY REGULATION
SO THAT THE PROJECTED REVENUE WILL MEET OR EXCEED PROJECTED
EXPENDITURES.
SECTION 3. SECTIONS 609-A, 613-A AND 616-A OF THE ACT ARE
AMENDED TO READ:
SECTION 609-A. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.--THE DEPARTMENT OF
HEALTH IS AUTHORIZED TO CHARGE FEES FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES
AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS:
(1) PERMIT FOR OPERATION OF CLINICAL
LABORATORY................................. $100.00
(2) PROVISIONAL APPROVAL ISSUED TO NURSING
HOMES:
(I) PROVISIONAL LICENSE:
(A) FIRST PROVISIONAL................. 100.00
EACH APPROVED NURSING HOME BED...... 2.00
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EACH APPROVED NURSING HOME BED...... 2.00
(C) THIRD PROVISIONAL................. 300.00
EACH APPROVED NURSING HOME BED...... 2.00
(D) FOURTH PROVISIONAL................ 400.00
EACH APPROVED NURSING HOME BED...... 2.00
(4) NURSING HOMES:
(I) REGULAR LICENSE....................... 100.00
EACH INPATIENT BED..................... 2.00
(II) RENEWAL OF REGULAR LICENSE........... 100.00
EACH INPATIENT BED..................... 2.00
(5) HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY:
(I) LICENSE............................... 200.00
(6) VITAL STATISTICS:
(I) CERTIFIED COPY OF A BIRTH RECORD...... 20.00
(II) CERTIFIED COPY OF A DEATH RECORD..... [9.00] 20.00
SECTION 613-A. [DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY.--THE
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY IS AUTHORIZED TO CHARGE FEES
FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS:
(1) FEES FOR UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS AND
BOILERS:
(I) CERTIFICATE OF OPERATIONS:
(A) UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS.......... $44.00
(B) BOILERS........................... 22.00
(II) FOR THE INTERNAL INSPECTION OF POWER
BOILERS, HIGH PRESSURE, HIGH TEMPERATURE
WATER BOILERS AND MINIATURE BOILERS, THE
FEES SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
(A) BOILERS OF 50 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE OR LESS............. 22.00
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HEATING SURFACE AND LESS THAN 4,000
SQUARE FEET OF HEATING SURFACE...... 36.00
(C) BOILERS OVER 4,000 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE OR MORE AND LESS THAN
10,000 SQUARE FEET OF HEATING SURFACE
.................................... 51.00
(D) BOILERS OVER 10,000 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE OR MORE............. 58.00
(E) MINIATURE BOILERS................. 15.00
(III) FOR THE EXTERNAL INSPECTION OF POWER
BOILERS, HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH
TEMPERATURE WATER BOILERS, THE FEES
SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
(A) BOILERS OF 50 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE OR LESS............. 15.00
(B) BOILERS OVER 50 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE..................... 22.00
(C) NOT MORE THAN $50 PLUS THE ANNUAL
CERTIFICATE FEE SHALL BE COLLECTED
FOR ANY AND ALL INSPECTION ABOVE OF
ANY BOILER IN ANY ONE YEAR.
(IV) FOR THE INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL
INSPECTION OF LOW PRESSURE BOILERS, THE
FEES SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
(A) HEATING BOILERS WITHOUT A
MANHOLE............................. 18.00
(B) HEATING BOILERS WITH A MANHOLE. . . . 22.00
(C) HOT WATER SUPPLY BOILERS.......... 15.00
(D) NOT MORE THAN $50 PLUS THE ANNUAL
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CERTIFICATE FEE SHALL BE COLLECTED
FOR ANY AND ALL INSPECTIONS AS ABOVE
OF ANY LOW PRESSURE BOILER IN ANY
REQUIRED INSPECTION PERIOD.
(V) FOR THE INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL INSPECTION
OF PRESSURE VESSELS, THE FEES SHALL BE
AS FOLLOWS:
(A) EACH PRESSURE VESSEL SUBJECT TO
INSPECTION HAVING A CROSS SECTIONAL
AREA OF 50 SQUARE FEET OR LESS...... 15.00
(B) EACH ADDITIONAL 100 SQUARE FEET OF
AREA IN EXCESS OF 50 SQUARE FEET.... 15.00
(C) NOT MORE THAN $75 SHALL BE PAID FOR
EACH INSPECTION ON ANY ONE VESSEL.
(D) A GROUP OF PRESSURE VESSELS, SUCH
AS THE ROLLS OF A PAPER MACHINE FOR
DRYER OPERATING AS A SINGLE MACHINE
OR UNIT, SHALL BE CONSIDERED ONE
PRESSURE VESSEL. NOT MORE THAN $75
PLUS ANNUAL CERTIFICATE FEE SHALL BE
COLLECTED FOR ANY AND ALL INSPECTIONS
AS ABOVE OF ANY PRESSURE VESSEL IN
ANY REQUIRED INSPECTION PERIOD,
EXCEPT IN SUCH CASES WHERE THE VESSEL
IS MOVED.
(VI) APPROVAL OF PLANS:
(A) COMPLETE MECHANICAL ROOM DRAWINGS -
BOILERS AND OTHER VESSELS........... 73.00
(B) HIGH PRESSURE BOILERS............. 29.00
(C) LOW PRESSURE BOILERS.............. 29.00
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(A) INSPECTOR'S EXAMINATION FEE....... 44.00
(B) CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AND
COMMISSION FEE...................... 22.00
(C) NEW CREDENTIAL CARD FEE (ANNUAL
RENEWAL)............................ 15.00
(VIII) HYDROSTATIC TEST (WITNESSED)....... 22.00
(IX) ONSITE CONSULTATION FEE (PER HOUR)... 29.00
(X) INSPECTION OF REPAIR FEE.............. 15.00
(XI) ASME SHOP SURVEY FEE.................
FULL DAY............................... 726.00
HALF DAY............................... 363.00
(XII) COPY OF DEPARTMENT BOILER REGULATIONS
....................................... 7.00
(XIII) ACCEPTANCE OF BOILERS AND PRESSURE
VESSELS NOT ORIGINALLY DESTINED FOR USE
WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH................ 726.00
(2) FEES FOR ELEVATORS:
(I) INSPECTOR'S EXAMINATION FEE........... 73.00
(II) COMMISSION FEE AND INITIAL CREDENTIAL
CARD................................... 51.00
(III) RENEWAL CREDENTIAL CARD FEE......... 29.00
(IV) PLANS APPROVAL APPLICATION:
(A) PASSENGER, FREIGHT AND COMBINATION
PASSENGER/FREIGHT ELEVATORS EXCEPT
HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS:
(1) 1-7 FLOORS..................... 363.00
(2) 8-20 FLOORS.................... 436.00
(3) MORE THAN 20 FLOORS............ 508.00
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ELEVATORS AND OTHER LIFTING
DEVICES............................. 290.00
(C) SKI LIFTS......................... 508.00
(D) ESCALATORS........................ 290.00
(V) MAJOR REPAIRS......................... 145.00
(VI) CERTIFICATE RENEWALS................. 36.00
(VII) ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS:
(A) PASSENGER, FREIGHT AND COMBINATION
PASSENGER/FREIGHT ELEVATORS EXCEPT
HYDRAULIC ELEVATORS:
(1) 1-7 FLOORS..................... 94.00
(2) 8-20 FLOORS.................... 116.00
(3) MORE THAN 20 FLOORS............ 145.00
(B) HYDRAULIC PASSENGER, FREIGHT AND
COMBINATION PASSENGER/FREIGHT
ELEVATORS AND OTHER LIFTING DEVICES.. 73.00
(C) SKI LIFTS......................... 145.00
(D) ESCALATORS........................ 94.00
(VIII) SPECIAL APPROVAL................... 508.00
(IX) REINSPECTION FOLLOWING FAILED INITIAL
ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION.................. 145.00
(X) REINSPECTION FOLLOWING FAILURE TO
CORRECT VIOLATIONS WITHIN ALLOTTED TIME
PERIOD................................. 73.00
(XI) COPY OF DEPARTMENT ELEVATOR
REGULATIONS............................ 7.00
(XII) DUPLICATE CERTIFICATE OF OPERATION. . 15.00
(3) FEES FOR LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS:
(I) BULK PLANTS 30,000 GALLONS OR LESS.... 90.00
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(III) BULK PLANTS 90,001 OR MORE GALLONS. . 180.00
(IV) INDUSTRIAL/UTILITY USERS 2,001 -
30,000 GALLONS......................... 45.00
(V) INDUSTRIAL/UTILITY USERS 30,001 -
180,000 GALLONS........................ 90.00
(VI) INDUSTRIAL/UTILITY USERS 180,001 OR
MORE GALLONS........................... 180.00
(VII) DEALERS HAVING LESS THAN 1,000
CUSTOMERS.............................. 112.50
(VIII) DEALERS HAVING 1,000 - 2,999
CUSTOMERS.............................. 235.00
(IX) DEALERS HAVING 3,000 - 5,999 CUSTOMERS
....................................... 337.50
(X) DEALERS HAVING 6,000 OR MORE
CUSTOMERS.............................. 450.00
(XI) LP GAS PLOT PLAN FEE................. 20.00
(XII) COPY OF DEPARTMENT LP GAS
REGULATIONS............................ 5.00
(4) FEES FOR BUILDING PLANS APPROVAL.......... ACTUAL COST
INCURRED IN
EXAMINATION
(5) FEES FOR DRY CLEANING AND DYEING APPROVAL. 75.00
(6) FEES FOR PROJECTIONIST LICENSING
(I) APPRENTICE FEE........................ 5.00
(II) EXAMINATION FEE...................... 5.00
(III) RENEWAL FEE......................... 10.00
(IV) PROJECTIONIST LICENSE................ 7.50
(V) NONTHEATRICAL RENEWAL................. 3.00
(VI) APPRENTICE RENEWAL................... 2.00
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(I) SALE OF STAMPS........................ 2 1/2 CENTS
(II) REGISTRATION......................... 10.00
(III) MANUFACTURER'S LICENSE.............. 50.00
(IV) STERILIZATION PERMIT................. 25.00
(V) STERILIZATION RENEWAL................. 10.00
(VI) AUCTIONEER PERMIT.................... 25.00
(VII) AUCTIONEER RENEWAL.................. 10.00
(VIII) QUARTERLY REPORTS.................. 2 1/2 CENTS
(8) FEES FOR PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY
LICENSES:
(I) AGENCY LICENSES....................... 300.00
(II) COUNSELOR LICENSES................... 50.00
(III) COUNSELOR LICENSE RENEWAL........... 10.00]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY TO COLLECT FEES.--(A)
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE DEPARTMENT OF
LABOR AND INDUSTRY IS AUTHORIZED TO CHARGE FEES FOR THE
FOLLOWING PURPOSES AND IN THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS:
(1) FEES FOR UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS AND
BOILERS:
(I) CERTIFICATE OF OPERATIONS:
(A) UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS ................ $72
(B) BOILERS ................................. 44
(II) FOR THE INTERNAL INSPECTION OF POWER
BOILERS, HIGH-PRESSURE, HIGH-TEMPERATURE WATER
BOILERS AND MINIATURE BOILERS, THE FEES SHALL BE
AS FOLLOWS:
(A) BOILERS OF 50 SQUARE FEET OR LESS OF
HEATING SURFACE:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 65
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(B) BOILERS WITH MORE THAN 50 SQUARE FEET OF
HEATING SURFACE AND LESS THAN 4,000 SQUARE FEET
OF HEATING SURFACE:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 125
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 225
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
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BUSINESS HOURS
(C) BOILERS WITH MORE THAN 4,000 SQUARE FEET
OF HEATING SURFACE AND LESS THAN 10,000 SQUARE
FEET OF HEATING SURFACE:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 175
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 275
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(D) BOILERS WITH 10,000 OR MORE SQUARE FEET
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(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 210
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 310
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(E) MINIATURE BOILERS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 35
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 135
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BUSINESS HOURS
(III) FOR THE EXTERNAL INSPECTION OF POWER
BOILERS, HIGH-PRESSURE AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE WATER
BOILERS, THE FEES SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
(A) BOILERS WITH 50 SQUARE FEET OR LESS OF
HEATING SURFACE:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 55
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 155
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(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 80
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 180
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THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
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BUSINESS HOURS
(IV) FOR THE INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL INSPECTION
OF LOW-PRESSURE BOILERS, THE FEES SHALL BE AS
FOLLOWS:
(A) HEATING BOILERS WITHOUT A MANHOLE:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 55
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 155
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(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 100
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 200
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(C) HOT WATER SUPPLY BOILERS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 55
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 155
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(V) FOR THE INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL INSPECTION
OF PRESSURE VESSELS, THE FEES SHALL BE AS
FOLLOWS:
(A) PRESSURE VESSELS SUBJECT TO INSPECTION
HAVING A CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA OF 50 SQUARE FEET
OR LESS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 45
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 145
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PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(B) EACH ADDITIONAL 100 SQUARE FEET OF AREA
IN EXCESS OF 50 SQUARE FEET:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 45
(II) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTIONS .............. 145
PER EACH
ADDITIONAL 100
SQUARE FEET IN
AREA IN EXCESS
OF 50 SQUARE
FEET PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(C) A GROUP OF PRESSURE VESSELS, SUCH AS THE
ROLLS OF A PAPER MACHINE FOR A DRYER OPERATING AS
A SINGLE MACHINE OR UNIT, SHALL BE CONSIDERED ONE
PRESSURE VESSEL.
(VI) INTENT TO INSTALL APPROVAL:
(A) COMPLETE MECHANICAL ROOM DRAWINGS -
BOILERS AND OTHER VESSELS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 165
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(II) FOR EXPEDITED APPROVAL ................. 1,165
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(B) HIGH-PRESSURE BOILERS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 100
(II) FOR EXPEDITED APPROVAL ................. 1,100
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(C) LOW-PRESSURE BOILERS:
(I) STANDARD FEE ............................ 100
(II) FOR EXPEDITED APPROVAL ................. 1,100
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(VII) BOILER INSPECTORS:
(A) INSPECTOR'S EXAMINATION FEE ............. 150
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(B) NEW CREDENTIAL CARD (ANNUAL RENEWAL) . . . . 25
(VIII) HYDROSTATIC TEST (WITNESSED):
(A) STANDARD FEE ............................ 65
(B) FOR EXPEDITED ACTION .................... 165
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(IX) INSPECTION OF REPAIR FEE:
(A) STANDARD FEE ............................ 65
(B) FOR EXPEDITED INSPECTION ................ 165
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
THAT OCCUR
OUTSIDE OF
NORMAL
BUSINESS HOURS
(X) COPY OF DEPARTMENT BOILER REGULATIONS . . . 7
(XI) ACCEPTANCE OF BOILERS AND PRESSURE
VESSELS NOT ORIGINALLY DESTINED FOR USE WITHIN
THIS COMMONWEALTH:
(A) STANDARD FEE ............................ 1,500
(B) FOR EXPEDITED ACTION .................... 2,500
PLUS $160
PER HOUR FOR
INSPECTIONS
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