Legislative Resources

These documents are available to help your borough learn about PSAB's priorities.

Emergency Procurements (Act 99 of 2018)
Sample Resolution
Act 99 Text

Wireless Infrastructure Deployment
HB 2564
PSAB Statement on HB 2564 Before House Consumer Affairs Committee (8/9/18)
House Consumer Affairs Committee Hearing - Video (8/9/18)

Third Pary Administrators (UCC)
PSAB Action Alert
SB 663
HB 1469

Radar by Municipal Police
Pennsylvania is the only state in the U.S. that does not allow its municipal police to use radar.

Sample Resolution Your Borough Can Adopt
Sample Resolution from Lancaster County Boroughs Association
Sample Resolution from Palmyra Borough, Lebanon County
Sample Resolution from Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County
Testimony before Senate Transportation Committee
Traffic Safety Facts
Debunking Misconceptions
The Radar Coalition (PSAB is a member) 

Act 172 - Volunteer Firefighter & EMS Tax Credit
Background and Guiding Document

Sample Ordinance
DCED Volunteer Firefighter Guidance

These sample documents above are provided for your information only. Your borough should be aware of the potential implications of the adoption of this ordinance under various tax codes and on the employer-employee relationship (i.e., benefits/insurance), which were not addressed in the enabling legislation. The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs does not dispense legal advice. You should consult your solicitor for a legal opinion.

Fighting the Drug Epidemic
Prescription Drug Take-Back Locations
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

First Energy Rate Increase
PSAB Testimony Before PUC Opposing Rate Increase (8/18/16)

Private Flood Insurance
Private Flood Insurance Available in PA/One Stop Website
Consumer Alert for Homeowners on Appealing Flood Maps

Local Tax Collection Law (House Bill 1590 / Act 164 of 2014 Summary)
Summary of Changes
PSAB Analysis
DCED Resources

Student Housing
PSAB Testimony
House Local Government Committee Hearing on HB 809

Transportation

PennDOT Issues Guidance on Procurement of Traffic Signals Using Liquid Fuels Tax Funds (Posted 12/20/18)
Municipal Fact Sheet on Dirt, Gravel, & Low Volume Roads Program (Posted 4/26/16)
Conservation Districts
Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST)
Partnering with Local Governments
FAQ's on PennDOT Multimodal Fund
Dirt and Gravel Program Municipal Fact Sheet
PSAB Expanded Analysis of Transportation Bill (Act 89)
PSAB Summary of Transportation Bill (Act 89)
Special Hauling Permit Notice
Act 89 (HB 1060)
Transportation Funding Advisory Commission