S0987B1450A06287 MSP:AAS 06/18/20 #90 A06287
AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL NO. 987
Sponsor: SENATOR HUTCHINSON
Printer's No. 1450
Amend Bill, page 7, lines 22 through 30; page 8, lines 1
through 22; by striking out all of said lines on said pages and
inserting
(v) Ten firefighters appointed by the Governor, to
whom the following shall apply:
(A) One member shall be the President, or
designee of the President, of the International
Association of Firefighters in a fire company in a
city of the first class, second class or third class
with a population of at least 115,000 based on the
most recent census, so long as the fire company is
not a member of the Pennsylvania Professional
Firefighters Association.
(B) Except for the member under clause (A), the
following apply:
(I) One member shall be a certified fire
service instructor.
(II) Members shall be:
(a) current members of a fire company or
currently serving or have served within the
past five years as a chief officer or
administrative officer of a fire company; and
(b) certified as Firefighter I or its
equivalent.
(III) One member shall be selected from each
of the following regions:
(a) Region 1 - Crawford, Erie, Forest,
Venango and Warren Counties.
(b) Region 2 - Allegheny, Armstrong,
Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene,
Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset,
Washington and Westmoreland Counties.
(c) Region 3 - Cameron, Clarion,
Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson and McKean
Counties.
(d) Region 4 - Bedford, Blair, Centre,
Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin and
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Snyder Counties.
(e) Region 5 - Bradford, Clinton,
Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan, Tioga and Union
Counties.
(f) Region 6 - Adams, Cumberland,
Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry
and York Counties.
(g) Region 7 - Berks, Columbia, Luzerne,
Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill and
Wyoming Counties.
(h) Region 8 - Carbon, Lackawanna,
Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike,
Susquehanna and Wayne Counties.
(i) Region 9 - Bucks, Chester, Delaware,
Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties.
Amend Bill, page 10, by inserting between lines 9 and 10
(6) Upon the completion of a member's term who was
appointed under paragraph (1)(v)(A), the Governor shall not
appoint the succeeding member from the same class of city as
the previous two outgoing members.
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See A06287 in
the context
of SB0987