1Amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
2Statutes, providing for debt collection contracts.

3The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
4hereby enacts as follows:

5Section 1.  Title 62 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
6Statutes is amended by adding a section to read:

7§ 109.  Debt collection contracts.

8Contracts entered into by the Office of Attorney General for
9debts to be collected under section 204(c) of the act of October
1015, 1980 (P.L.950, No.164), known as the Commonwealth Attorneys
11Act, shall include a provision that before reaching a compromise
12with a debtor to pay less than the full settlement owed, the
13Office of Attorney General must present the referring agency
14with documentation to justify the discount and receive approval
15from the referring agency to enter into an agreement for such

17Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.