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Regular Session 2017-2018
House Bill 1218

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An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, as follows: In 911 emergency communication services, further providing for telecommunications management. In general provisions, further providing for definitions and for purposes of part. In Commonwealth services: further providing for general authority of Governor, for temporary housing, for debris and wreckage removal, for community disaster loans, for individual and family assistance and for grants for hazard mitigation; providing for use and appropriation of unused Commonwealth funds; establishing the Disaster Emergency Fund; further providing for laws suspended during emergency assignments; providing for deployment protections and for penalty for false application; further providing for organization, for powers and duties, for utilization of existing services and facilities, for radiological emergency response preparedness, planning and recovery program and for definitions; and establishing the Statewide Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Advisory Committee. In local organizations and services: further providing for general authority of political subdivisions, for local coordinator of emergency management, for powers and duties of political subdivisions, for coordination, assistance and mutual aid, for appropriations by political subdivisions, for law applicable to local organizations, for agreements among political subdivisions, for payments involving single political subdivisions and for payments involving multiple subdivisions; and providing for regional all-hazards preparedness and emergency management. In Emergency Management Assistance Compact: providing for protections. In miscellaneous provisions: further providing for duties concerning disaster prevention, for acceptance of services, gifts, grants and loans, for interstate arrangements, for immunity from civil liability, for special powers of local agencies, for compensation for accidental injury and for penalties; and providing for replacement of volunteer service, for authority of Federal law enforcement officers, for confidentiality and for adverse interests. Making an editorial change. Making a repeal.
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This bill amends Title 35 (Health And Safety). Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.