New Pennsylvania Laws and legal updates Throughout Municipalities

ACT 80 of 2021: College Bus Stop Enforcement

Successful Oct 20, 2021, Act 80 of 2021 amends Title 75 (Autos) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statues to extend momentary regulation for the college bus prevent-arm camera enforcement program by two (2) many years. The regulation shall now expire on Oct 20, 2023.

ACT 81 of 2021: Extension of Liquor License Service Spots

Powerful November 5, 2021, Act 81 of 2021 authorizes the Pennsylvania Liquor Handle Board (LCB) to temporarily increase the accredited premises of a licensed entity, which includes a club, retail dispenser, lodge, and restaurant, on ask for. An extended accredited premise contains any outside the house serving location that is adjacent to the existing certified spot or in the 1,000 ft of the principal certified making even if separated by a highway. The act also:

  • Needs the termination of an prolonged license premise allow if the LCB receives a legitimate protest or determines that the proposed space does not meet up with the requirements of the act or board rules

  • Empowers the LCB to authorize an endless quantity of off-premises catered features to entities that qualify for these permits and

  • “Provide[s] for an additional calendar year of safekeeping for a liquor license that was in safekeeping all through the governor’s proclamation of disaster unexpected emergency.”

ACT 87 of 2021: Initial Responders Day

Effective November 17, 2021, Act 87 of 2021 declares September 27 of every single 12 months as the To start with Responders Working day in Pennsylvania. The act phone calls on all general public colleges and educational establishments to observe To start with Responders Working day and to “conduct exercises recognizing the contributions and remembering the sacrifices that to start with responders have made.” “First Responders Working day could not be a paid out vacation or a day the college district closes.”

ACT 96 of 2021: Broadband Progress Authority

Powerful December 22, 2021, Act 96 of 2021 generates a Pennsylvania Broadband Improvement Authority to disburse condition and federal funds for the expansion of broadband to unserved and underserved parts, coordinate broadband growth, and produce a state large broadband development strategy. The act sets forth the framework and governance of an authority, as nicely as its powers and obligations. The act also permits Pennsylvania to accessibility $100 million in federal support for broadband roll out. 

ACT 97 of 2021: Bonds for Progress Advancements

Successful February 20, 2022, Act 97 of 202 amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Scheduling Code to make clear that a municipality may perhaps require a developer to post a bond that equals  “but does not exceed” 110% of the price tag of the enhancements. The act also clarifies that the municipality might, prior to release at the time of completion and certification by its engineer, retain 10% of the approximated price tag of the remaining improvements. 

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