PRINTER'S NO. 1597
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
1096
Session of
2020
INTRODUCED BY KILLION, ARGALL, AUMENT, BAKER, BARTOLOTTA,
BROOKS, KEARNEY, LANGERHOLC, LEACH, MENSCH, PITTMAN, SCHWANK,
J. WARD AND YUDICHAK, MARCH 20, 2020
REFERRED TO COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC AND RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT,
MARCH 20, 2020
AN ACT
Providing for fund transfers during the novel coronavirus as
identified in the Governor's Proclamation of Disaster
Emergency issued on March 6, 2020.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Short title.
This act shall be known and may be cited as the COVID-19
Emergency Transfers Act.
Section 2. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall
have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Licensee." As defined in 4 Pa.C.S. § 302 (relating to
definitions).
Section 3. Fund transfers for economic injury relief for small
business.
Notwithstanding 4 Pa.C.S. § 13A62(c) (relating to table game
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taxes), any deposits made into the General Fund under 4 Pa.C.S.
§ 13A62(b)(3) shall cease and be deposited into the Small
Business First Fund to be used for small business economic
injury relief during the novel coronavirus as identified in the
Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issued on March 6,
2020. In the event that any licensee is not conducting business,
the deposits shall first be made from the Budget Stabilization
Reserve Fund in an amount equal to the previous fiscal year
receipts from the tax imposed under 4 Pa.C.S. § 13A62.
Section 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect immediately.
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