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§ 1004.1. Certification Program Advisory Committee

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: February 21, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 24. Water and Wastewater Systems Operators' Certification Act
Effective: February 21, 2002
63 P.S. § 1004.1
§ 1004.1. Certification Program Advisory Committee
(a) The Certification Program Advisory Committee is hereby established. Within 30 days of the effective date of this section, the secretary shall appoint members to the Certification Program Advisory Committee as follows:
(1) This committee shall consist of not more than nineteen members.
(2) The secretary shall specify the term of service for each member.
(b) The committee shall comprise:
(1) One member appointed from each certification classification established under sections 5 and 6.1
(2) One member from the teaching staff of the civil, environmental or sanitary engineering department of an accredited Pennsylvania university or college with a water system or wastewater treatment curriculum.
(3) Four members who represent owners of water and wastewater systems, two of whom shall be owners of a manufactured housing community that have water/wastewater systems.
(4) An engineer registered under the act of May 23, 1945 (P.L. 913, No. 367),2 known as the “Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law,” and who is a certified operator.
(5) One member from the general public.
(c) The secretary may appoint additional persons to the committee beyond seventeen members, but no more than two additional members, on a temporary basis to address specific issues at his discretion or at the board's request.
(d) The committee shall be provided with an opportunity to provide written comments and recommendations to the board and the department on regulatory proposals and department guidance. The committee may provide written comments and recommendations related to operator certification issues at the board's or the department's request. A representative of the committee may request that an issue be considered and that appropriate assignments be made to the committee for consideration.
(e) The committee members shall elect a chairman annually by majority vote and shall serve without compensation other than reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, in accordance with Commonwealth policy or regulations. The committee shall hold its first meeting within sixty days of the effective date of this section. It shall meet quarterly unless the secretary determines that a more or less frequent meeting schedule is in the best interest of the department or the board.


1968, Nov. 18, P.L. 1052, No. 322, § 4.1, added 2002, Feb. 21, P.L. 134, No. 11, § 6, imd. effective.


63 P.S. §§ 1005, 1006.
63 P.S. § 148 et seq.
63 P.S. § 1004.1, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1004.1
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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