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AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1349

Printer's No. 3587

  

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Amend Bill, page 4, line 30, by inserting after "defined"

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in accordance with the size standards described 

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Amend Bill, page 5, line 3, by inserting after "Regulations)"

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 or its successor regulation

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Amend Bill, page 5, line 8, by striking out "subsections" and

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inserting

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 a subsection

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Amend Bill, page 8, lines 27 through 30; page 9, lines 1 

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through 5, by striking out all of said lines on said pages

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Amend Bill, page 9, by inserting between lines 6 and 7

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(h)  The commission shall provide comments to the agency if

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the required submissions under subsection (a)(9), (10), (10.1)

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and (12.1) demonstrate an adverse impact on small businesses.

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Section 4.  Section 5.2(b) of the act is amended by adding a

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paragraph to read:

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Section 5.2.  Criteria for review of regulations.

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(b)  Upon a finding that the regulation is consistent with

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the statutory authority of the agency and with the intention of

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the General Assembly in the enactment of the statute upon which

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the regulation is based, the commission shall consider the

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following in determining whether the regulation is in the public

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interest:

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(8)  Whether a less costly or less intrusive alternative

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method of achieving the goal of the regulation has been

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considered for regulations impacting small business.

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Section 5.  This act shall apply to regulations submitted on

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or after the effective date of this act to the Legislative

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Reference Bureau for publication of notice of proposed

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rulemaking in the Pennsylvania Bulletin as required by the act

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of July 31, 1968 (P.L.769, No.240), referred to as the

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Commonwealth Documents Law.

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Amend Bill, page 9, line 7, by striking out "4" and inserting

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