1 Amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania
2 Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further
3 providing for purposes and powers.

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

6 Section 1. Section 5607(a) of Title 53 of the Pennsylvania
7 Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a paragraph to read:

8 § 5607. Purposes and powers.

9 (a) Scope of projects permitted.--Every authority
10 incorporated under this chapter shall be a body corporate and
11 politic and shall be for the purposes of financing working
12 capital; acquiring, holding, constructing, financing, improving,
13 maintaining and operating, owning or leasing, either in the
14 capacity of lessor or lessee, projects of the following kind and
15 character and providing financing for insurance reserves:

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17 (18) Storm water <- management, planning and projects.

1 <- planning, management and implementation as defined in the
2 articles of incorporation by the governing body. Authorities,
3 existing as of the effective date of this paragraph, already
4 operating storm water controls as part of a combined sewer
5 system, sanitary sewer system or flood control project may
6 continue to operate those projects.

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