HISTORY CODE (37 PA.C.S.) - AMEND POWERS AND DUTIES
                  Act of Nov. 23, 1994, P.L. 639, No. 97              Cl. 37
                             Session of 1994
                               No. 1994-97

     HB 1721

                                  AN ACT

     Amending Title 37 (Historical and Museums) of the Pennsylvania
        Consolidated Statutes, further providing for specific powers
        and duties.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  Section 302 of Title 37 of the Pennsylvania
     Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a paragraph to read:
      § 302.  Specific powers and duties.
        The commission shall have the power and duty to:
            * * *
            (13)  Hold harmless authority.--Hold the Federal
        Government harmless from damages due to construction,
        operation and maintenance of the Erie Harbor East Canal Basin
        dredging project under the Water Resources Development Act of
        1986 (Public Law 99-662, 33 U.S.C. § 2213(j)), except for
        damages due to the fault or negligence of the Federal
        Government or its contractors.
        Section 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.

     APPROVED--The 23rd day of November, A. D. 1994.

     ROBERT P. CASEY