H1791B2033A03729 DMS:JMT 03/18/22 #90 A03729
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1791
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE SMITH
Printer's No. 2033
Amend Bill, page 1, line 4, by inserting after "vacant"
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 4 and 5, by striking out "and
annual assessment"
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 15 through 18; page 2, lines 1
through 3; by striking out all of said lines on said pages
Amend Bill, page 2, line 4, by inserting after ""Vacant"
and
Amend Bill, page 2, line 4, by striking out "also"
Amend Bill, page 2, line 7, by inserting after "Vacant"
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 7 and 8, by striking out "and
annual assessment "
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 11 and 12, by striking out all of
line 11 and "annual assessment" in line 12 and inserting
a vacant and blighted property registration fee
Amend Bill, page 2, line 13, by striking out "vacant and on
properties deemed"
Amend Bill, page 2, line 13, by inserting after "vacant"
where it occurs the second time
and
Amend Bill, page 2, line 15, by inserting after "vacant"
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and blighted
Amend Bill, page 2, by inserting between lines 18 and 19
(3) A municipality with an existing program for vacant
and blighted property registration may continue to operate
the program without impacting any other law authorizing the
municipality to regulate vacant or blighted property.
Amend Bill, page 2, line 21, by striking out "fee and annual
assessment" and inserting
registration fee
Amend Bill, page 2, line 22, by striking out "vacant" where
it occurs the second time
Amend Bill, page 2, line 23, by striking out "vacant" where
it occurs the second time
Amend Bill, page 2, line 25, by striking out "the" where it
occurs the second time and inserting
each vacant and blighted
Amend Bill, page 2, lines 25 and 26, by striking out "and
whether the property is a vacant or vacant blighted property "
Amend Bill, page 2, line 28, by striking out "vacant" where
it occurs the second time
Amend Bill, page 3, line 2, by striking out "vacant" where it
occurs the second time
Amend Bill, page 3, lines 7 through 15, by striking out all
of said lines and inserting
(c) Amount of registration fee.--A registration fee shall be
imposed for each year that a vacant and blighted property is not
in compliance with the municipal code, subject to the following:
(1) If the property owner brings the property into
compliance with the municipal code within 12 months or sells
the property to an entity that brings the property into
compliance with the municipal code, the fee shall be waived
in accordance with section 3 of the act of December 20, 2000
(P.L.724, No.99), known as the Municipal Code and Ordinance
Compliance Act.
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(2) The fee shall be $500 one year after the date on
which the property was listed on the registry.
(3) The fee shall be $1,000 two years from the date on
which the property was listed on the registry.
(4) The fee shall be $2,000 three and four years from
the date on which the property was listed on the registry.
(5) The fee shall be $3,500 five through eight years
from the date on which the property was listed on the
registry.
(6) The fee shall be $5,000 nine or more years from the
date on which the property was listed on the registry.
Amend Bill, page 3, line 16, by inserting after "vacant"
where it occurs the first time
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 3, line 16, by inserting after "vacant"
where it occurs the second time
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 3, line 17, by striking out "vacant" where
it occurs the second time
Amend Bill, page 3, line 20, by striking out "or vacant" and
inserting
and
Amend Bill, page 3, lines 21 and 22, by striking out "one of
its" in line 21 and all of line 22 and inserting
State government or a municipality, redevelopment
authority, housing authority or land bank, including one of
their instrumentalities.
Amend Bill, page 4, lines 11 through 14, by striking out all
of said lines
Amend Bill, page 5, line 7, by striking out "and annual
assessment"
Amend Bill, page 5, line 8, by inserting after "vacant"
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 5, lines 14 through 28, by striking out all
of said lines and inserting
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(e) Right of appeal.--An ordinance adopted under this
section shall provide an opportunity for an appeal by the owner
of property that is deemed vacant and blighted property.
Amend Bill, page 5, line 29, by striking out "(g)" and
inserting
(f)
Amend Bill, page 6, line 2, by striking out "residential
properties" and inserting
a vacant and blighted property that is residential
Amend Bill, page 6, line 3, by inserting after "for" where it
occurs the first time
a vacant and blighted property that is
Amend Bill, page 6, line 3, by striking out "properties"
Amend Bill, page 6, line 4, by striking out "vacant"
Amend Bill, page 6, line 8, by striking out "or annual
assessment"
Amend Bill, page 6, line 9, by striking out "subsection" and
inserting
section
Amend Bill, page 6, line 13, by inserting after "vacant"
and blighted
Amend Bill, page 6, line 14, by striking out "and a vacant
property annual assessment"
Amend Bill, page 6, line 16, by striking out "must" and
inserting
shall
Amend Bill, page 6, line 16, by striking out "vacancy"
Amend Bill, page 6, lines 16 and 17, by striking out ",
annual assessments"
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See A03729 in
the context
of HB1791