Bill Text: PA SB898 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibiting preemption of ordinances.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-3)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2009-06-04 - Referred to PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE [SB898 Detail]

Download: Pennsylvania-2009-SB898-Introduced.html

  

 

    

PRINTER'S NO.  1085

  

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

  

SENATE BILL

 

No.

898

Session of

2009

  

  

INTRODUCED BY FONTANA, COSTA, ORIE, FERLO, GREENLEAF, HUGHES, PIPPY AND LOGAN, JUNE 4, 2009

  

  

REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE, JUNE 4, 2009  

  

  

  

AN ACT

  

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Amending the act of July 28, 1953 (P.L.723, No.230), entitled,

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as amended, "An act relating to counties of the second class

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and second class A; amending, revising, consolidating and

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changing the laws relating thereto," prohibiting preemption

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of ordinances.

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The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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hereby enacts as follows:

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Section 1.  Section 508 of the act of July 28, 1953 (P.L.723,

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No.230), known as the Second Class County Code, is amended by

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adding a subsection to read:

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Section 508.  Ordinances and Resolutions.--* * *

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(e)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county of

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the second class shall be authorized to enforce any ordinance or

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regulation related to smoking enacted by the county before, on

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or after the effective date of this subsection. Any ordinance or

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regulation related to smoking determined by a court to be

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preempted by an act of the General Assembly prior to June 1,

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2008, is deemed valid and lawfully enacted.

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Section 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.

 


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