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PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 3452
PRINTER'S NO. 3663
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
2065
Session of
2020
INTRODUCED BY WHITE, ROTHMAN, SCHMITT, PICKETT, BROWN, STRUZZI,
ECKER, MIZGORSKI, HENNESSEY, SCHLEGEL CULVER, ZIMMERMAN AND
POLINCHOCK, MARCH 13, 2020
AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION, HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, APRIL 29, 2020
AN ACT
Amending Title 74 (Transportation) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in public-private transportation
partnerships, further providing for definitions and for
duties of board.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The definition of "public-private transportation
partnership agreement" in section 9102 of Title 74 of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
SECTION 1. THE DEFINITIONS OF "PUBLIC ENTITY" AND "PUBLIC-
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT" IN SECTION 9102 OF
TITLE 74 OF THE PENNSYLVANIA CONSOLIDATED STATUTES ARE AMENDED
TO READ:
§ 9102. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter
shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
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"PUBLIC ENTITY." A COMMONWEALTH AGENCY AS DEFINED IN 62
PA.C.S. § 103 (RELATING TO DEFINITIONS), A MUNICIPALITY, A
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY OR AN AUTHORITY CREATED BY STATUTE WHICH
OWNS A TRANSPORTATION FACILITY. THE TERM DOES NOT INCLUDE THE
GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ITS MEMBERS, OFFICERS OR AGENCIES OR ANY
COURT OR OTHER OFFICE OR AGENCY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA JUDICIAL
SYSTEM.
"Public-private transportation partnership agreement." A
contract for a transportation project which transfers the rights
for the use or control, in whole or in part, of a transportation
facility by a public entity to a development entity for a
definite term during which the development entity will provide
the transportation project to the public entity in return for
the right to receive all or a portion of the revenue generated
from the use of the transportation facility, or other payment,
such as the following transportation-related services:
(1) Operations and maintenance.
(2) Revenue collection.
(3) User fee collection or enforcement.
(4) Design.
(5) Construction.
(6) Development and other activities with respect to
existing or new transportation facilities that enhance
traffic throughput, reduce congestion, improve safety or
otherwise manage or improve a transportation facility.
(7) Financing.
(8) Truck parking.
(9) Weigh station bypassing.
(10) Electronic toll payment.
(11) Snow and ice removal for commercial vehicles.
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Section 2. Section 9104(a)(5) of Title 74 is amended to
read:
§ 9104. Duties of board.
(a) Duties.--The board shall do all of the following:
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(5) Submit an annual report to the General Assembly
[detailing all transportation projects evaluated and
resolutions adopted.], including, but not limited to, the
following:
(i) A description of all transportation projects
evaluated and resolutions adopted.
(ii) A description of all transportation projects
denied and reasons for the denial.
(iii) A description of all unsolicited plans for
transportation projects submitted by private entities and
the status of the board's evaluation of the unsolicited
plans.
(iv) A description of all requests for
transportation projects submitted by public entities and
the status of the board's evaluation of the requests.
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Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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