PRINTER'S NO. 2589
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
2219
Session of
2022
INTRODUCED BY ROWE, LEWIS AND LEWIS DELROSSO, JANUARY 11, 2022
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, JANUARY 11, 2022
AN ACT
Amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), entitled
"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 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," in temporary regulatory flexibility authority,
further providing for COVID-19 regulatory flexibility
authority; and making an editorial change.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The heading of Article XXI-F of the act of April
9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of
1929, added June 11, 2021 (P.L.56, No.21), is amended to read:
ARTICLE XXI-F
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[TEMPORARY] COVID-19 REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY AUTHORITY
Section 2. Section 2102-F(d)(3) of the act, amended
September 30, 2021 (P.L.404, No.73), is amended and the
subsection is amended by adding a paragraph to read:
Section 2102-F. COVID-19 regulatory flexibility authority.
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(d) Reports.--
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(1.1) No later than March 1, 2022, each authority which
initially authorized a suspension which was extended under
subsection (a) or (a.1) shall issue an updated report, which
shall be published on the authority's publicly accessible
Internet website.
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(3) A report under this subsection shall include all of
the following:
(i) A list of each suspension which was extended
under subsections (a) and (a.1). The list under this
paragraph shall include a reference to the regulatory
statute, order, rule or regulation which was suspended.
(ii) For each suspension under subparagraph (i)
which was extended under subsection (a):
(A) Whether the extension of the suspension was
terminated under subsection (a) prior to September
30, 2021, and the date of the termination.
(B) Whether the extension of the suspension
expired on September 30, 2021.
(C) Whether the extension was extended under
subsection (a.1).
(ii.1) For the updated report under paragraph (1.1),
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for each suspension under subparagraph (i):
(A) Whether the authority recommends that the
suspension be extended beyond March 31, 2022.
(B) Whether the authority recommends that the
suspension be enacted permanently into statute or
regulation.
(iii) For the updated report under paragraph (2),
for each suspension under subparagraph (i) which was
extended under subsection (a.1):
(A) Whether the extension of the suspension was
terminated under subsection (a.1) prior to March 31,
2022, and the date of the termination.
(B) Whether the extension of the suspension
expired on March 31, 2022.
Section 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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