Pennsylvania House Bill 755 (2011)

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No. 755 Session of 2011


Amending the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), entitled, as amended, "An act relating to counties of the first, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth classes; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the laws relating thereto; relating to imposition of excise taxes by counties, including authorizing imposition of an excise tax on the rental of motor vehicles by counties of the first class; and providing for regional renaissance initiatives," further providing for other meeting expenses paid by counties.

The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. Section 444 of the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), known as The County Code, amended April 2, 2002 (P.L.209, No.18), is amended to read:

Section 444. Other Meeting Expenses Paid by Counties.--
(a) In addition to the expenses hereinbefore authorized, the necessary expenses of the annual meetings of the associations hereinafter named, including annual association dues, printing, committee expenses and stenographical expense, shall be paid in equal parts by the several counties whose officers are members of the respective associations.
(b) In the case of county commissioners, county solicitor and county clerk, county controllers, county auditors, sheriffs, register of wills, clerks of orphans' courts, county treasurers, recorders of deeds, prothonotaries, clerks of courts, public defenders, district attorneys, jury commissioners and coroners, the portion of the annual expenses charged to each county of the third and fourth class shall not exceed six hundred dollars ($600), to each county of the fifth and sixth class, five hundred dollars ($500), to each county of the seventh and eighth class, four hundred dollars ($400), and in the case of the directors of veterans' affairs the portion charged to each county shall not exceed [one hundred dollars ($100)] four hundred dollars ($400), and in the case of the probation officers an annual membership subscription not exceeding ten dollars ($10) per member shall be paid by the county, and shall be in lieu of the expenses hereinbefore in this section provided for other county officers.

Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.

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