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§ 449.44a. Approved organization procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: July 2, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1G. Volunteer Health Services Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 2, 2014
35 P.S. § 449.44a
§ 449.44a. Approved organization procedure
(a) Submission of application.--Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to refer military personnel and their families to licensed volunteers who provide mental health services without remuneration may submit an application to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
(b) Contents of information.--An application submitted under subsection (a) shall contain:
(1) The name and address of the organization and a copy of its corporate filing.
(2) The charitable purpose for which it is operating in this Commonwealth.
(3) The latest filing with the Department of State.
(4) The level of insurance obtained by the organization for its activities.
(5) The location, hours, facilities and staff who will oversee the volunteer effort.
(6) The confirmation of tax-exempt status of the organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Public Law 99-514, 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3)) issued by the United States Internal Revenue Service.
(7) The most recent Federal tax return (IRS Form 990, 990EZ or 990N) filed by the organization.
(8) Any other information the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, or any Commonwealth agency consulted by the department, deems necessary.
(c) Review of application.--The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs shall review the information provided on the application and, after coordination with the Department of State and any other Commonwealth agency the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs deems appropriate, may approve or disapprove that organization for sponsoring persons who hold volunteer licenses as provided under this act. The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs shall provide the appropriate licensing board with the information and a list of approved organizations pursuant to this section.


1996, Dec. 4, P.L. 893, No. 141, § 4.1, added 2014, July 2, P.L. 820, No. 86, § 3, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 449.44a, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.44a
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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