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Session of 2023 - 2024 Regular Session


Posted: January 12, 2023 04:13 PM
From: Representative James B. Struzzi, II
To: All House members
Subject: Storm Water Legislation (Former HB 1287 & HB 1288)
In the near future, I plan on reintroducing legislation that will amend the Third Class Cities Code, the Borough Code, The First Class Township Code and the Incorporated Towns Act. This legislation will authorize municipalities to plan, design and construct storm water management systems, to direct surface water runoff through municipalities and create a dedicated funds system to pay for the projects.

This legislation will also help municipalities across the state to better deal with the increasing number of storm water regulations imposed by DEP and the EPA. This will asave money for these municipalities, many that are struggling through these challenging times, by allowing them to address these issues without needing to create a storm water management authority. Second Class townships already have this ability.

Please join me in supporting this much-needed legislation that will help these municipalities address storm water management, in addition to minimizing costs and burdens on local taxpayers.    

Document #1

Introduced as HB31

Description: Document #1
Former HB1287
Description: Third Class City Code, the Borough Code, and the Incorporated Towns Act.
Amends the Title 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) of the Pa.C.S. to amend Part I (Boroughs) and Part II (Incorporated Towns) to create a new Chapter 74 (Storm Water Management Plans and Facilities) which authorizes Incorporated Towns to operate Storm Water Management Systems


Document #2

Introduced as HB32

Description: Document #2
Former HB1288
Description: First Class Township Code
Amends the First Class Township Code (Act 331 of 1931) to create a new Article XXIV-A (Storm Water Management Plans and Facilities) which authorizes First Class townships to operate Storm Water Management Systems.