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The Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act and Related Laws.

The 2023-2024 edition is now available.Cover_w_color

PMAA publishes a complete edition of the law governing municipal authorities, the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act (53 Pa. C.S.A. Ch. 56) including all amendments through December 31, 2020.

The Act, which also includes related laws and a subject index, is updated every two years corresponding with the completion of the legislative sessions.  

A copy is distributed free of charge to each PMAA member authority.

Copies may be ordered, by Association members only, by clicking on the link below to access an order form.

Click here to open a PDF of the order form.


We are pleased offer a special PMAA member service publication:

This 120 page, full-color publication is a valuable resource to proactively assist you in educating local officials and your community on the benefits of authority ownership.  The_Value_of_Authority_Ownership

Highlights include …

  • Authority case studies & facts on strengths of local authority ownership.                     

  • Facts on public vs. private company ownership of water and sewer operations and the effects on customers.

  • Public vs. private (national articles on privatization and rate comparisons).

  • Data, facts, and consequences of privatization acquisitions completed post Act 12 of 2016 ("Fair Market Value" method of ratemaking).

  • Critical facts and suggested strategies for implementing your own local strategy to combat an acquisition of your system by a private investor-owned company.

Copies may be ordered, by Association members only, by clicking on the link below to access an order form.

Please complete the order form and email, mail or fax (717.737.8431) it to PMAA.