PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 391, 1039
PRINTER'S NO. 2093
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY PILEGGI, ALLOWAY, EICHELBERGER, ERICKSON, ORIE, FONTANA, YAW, SOLOBAY, WAUGH, RAFFERTY, SMUCKER, FOLMER, EARLL, PIPPY, MENSCH AND BROWNE, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
AS AMENDED ON SECOND CONSIDERATION, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, APRIL 3, 2012
Amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in municipalities municipal
authorities, further providing for money.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 5612 of Title 53 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
§ 5612. Money of authority.
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(1) Money of the authority may not be used for any
grant, loan or other expenditure for any purpose other than a
service or project directly related to the mission or purpose
of the authority as set forth in the articles of
incorporation or in the resolution or ordinance establishing
the authority under section 5603 (relating to method of
(2) A ratepayer to an authority shall have a cause of
action in the court of common pleas where the authority is
located to seek the return of money expended in violation of
paragraph (1) from the recipient.
(3) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to the following:
(i) A monetary contribution to a nonprofit community
organization or activity that does not exceed $1,000.
(ii) An in-kind service, including the provision of
water or other resources to a nonprofit community
organization or activity, the value of which does not
(iii) An agreement for the joint purchase and use of
(iv) An agreement for the sharing of equipment
during emergency situations.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.