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§ 410.5. Eligibility requirements for tourism promotion agencies

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 73 P.S. Trade and CommerceEffective: July 4, 2008

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 13. Tourism Promotion Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 4, 2008
73 P.S. § 410.5
§ 410.5. Eligibility requirements for tourism promotion agencies
(a) Guidelines.--
(1) To qualify for a grant under this section, a tourism promotion agency must meet all eligibility requirements as set forth in the tourism promotion grant program guidelines adopted by the department under this act.
(2) The department shall publish annually in the Pennsylvania Bulletin a description of eligibility requirements and guidelines.
(b) Criteria.--The criteria for eligibility established by the tourism promotion grant program guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, requiring the tourism promotion agency to demonstrate:
(1) The existence of sufficient tourism assets, such as lodging, service businesses and tourism attractions.
(2) The capability, through a combination of staffing and contractual support, to carry out essential marketing functions, such as:
(i) An interactive Internet website.
(ii) A strategic tourism marketing plan.
(iii) Comprehensive fulfillment services.
(c) Notification and appeal of determination of noneligibility.--If the department determines that a tourism promotion agency is ineligible for tourism promotion grant program funding, the department shall provide the tourism promotion agency with a written explanation of such determination.
(d) Appeal of decision.--A decision of ineligibility may be appealed to the secretary, whose decision shall be final. The appeal must be filed in accordance with the tourism promotion grant program guidelines to be adopted under this act.

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2008, July 4, P.L. 621, No. 50, § 5, imd. effective.
73 P.S. § 410.5, PA ST 73 P.S. § 410.5
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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