PMAA is Always Advocating for You!
With the demands on Pennsylvania municipal authorities today, we know you don’t have time to follow all the happenings at the Capitol in Harrisburg.
PMAA tracks hundreds of bills each legislative session that have the potential to impact you! Every week, PMAA will publish a legislative Bill Tracker watchlist so our members can stay up to date on bills moving through the legislative process. Click the buttons below for more information that is taking place on the Hill.
Updated: October 4, 2021
2021 HOUSE SESSION SCHEDULE
September 27, 28, 29
October 4, 5, 6, 25, 26, 27
November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17
December 13, 14, 15
2021 SENATE SESSION SCHEDULE
September 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
November 15, 16, 17
December 13, 14, 15
PMAA signs joint letter calling on Governor’s PFAS Action Team to implement recommendations in their initial report relating to class B firefighting foam. Read more>>
Aqua Pennsylvania Files Rate Request Based on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Repairs and Improvements Statewide. Read more>>
Sunshine Act amended. Read more>>
Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant Application Guidance and Instructions Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021. Available September 30, 2021. The first grant is called the Building Resilient Infrastructure & Communities (BRIC); this grant has $1 BILLION to be competitively applied for (minus tribal and state set-asides). Additionally, the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant will have $160 million available in this year’s national application competition. Read more>>
SB 832 by Senator Gene Yaw (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union) was introduced and referred to the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. It establishes a Clean Streams Fund in Pennsylvania via a $250 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan. Funding would be distributed through a mix of new and existing programs. Of note, $25 million would go to a new Municipal Stormwater Assistance Program to help communities plan and implement stormwater practices. The bill is attached for your reference.>>
Governor Wolf Announces $97 Million Investment in Clean, Lead-Free Water Infrastructure Projects in 19 Counties. Read more>>