1Amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the
2Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for

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

6Section 1.  The definition of "common interest community" in
7section 9792 of Title 42 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
8Statutes is amended to read:

9§ 9792.  Definitions.

10The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter
11shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
12context clearly indicates otherwise:

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14"Common interest community."  Includes a cooperative, a
15condominium and a planned community where an individual by
16virtue of an ownership interest in any portion of real estate is
17or may become obligated by covenant, easement or agreement
18imposed upon the owner's interest to pay any amount for real

1property taxes, insurance, maintenance, repair, improvement,
2management, administration or regulation of any part of the real
3estate other than the portion or interest owned solely by the
4individual. The term includes all individuals residing in a 
5nursing home, assisted living center or personal care home.

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7Section 2.  This act shall take effect in 60 days.