PRINTER'S NO. 404
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
436
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY DINNIMAN, FONTANA, KEARNEY, TARTAGLIONE, YUDICHAK
AND HAYWOOD, MARCH 12, 2019
REFERRED TO URBAN AFFAIRS AND HOUSING, MARCH 12, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions,
further providing for definitions; and, in management of the
condominium, further providing for powers of unit owners'
association.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 3103 of Title 68 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding definitions to read:
§ 3103. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this subpart and
in the declaration and bylaws shall have the meanings given to
them in this section unless specifically provided otherwise or
unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
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"Detached unit." A freestanding unit that is not attached to
another unit and has no common walls with another unit.
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"Solar energy system." Any of the following that have the
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primary purpose of providing for the collection, storage and
distribution of solar or radiant energy received from the sun to
generate electricity:
(1) A solar collection panel, film, shingle or other
solar energy device.
(2) A solar structural component fixed in an operating
position.
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Section 2. Section 3302 of Title 68 is amended by adding a
subsection to read:
§ 3302. Powers of unit owners' association.
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(c) Solar energy systems.--Notwithstanding subsection (a),
the association may not prohibit or restrict the installation or
use of a solar energy system on a detached unit.
Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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