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§ 410.2. Definitions

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. § 410.2
§ 410.2. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“County tourism promotion agency.” A nonprofit corporation, organization, association or agency which is designated by ordinance in cities of the first class and by proper resolution of the governing body of a county, concurred in by resolution of the governing bodies of cities, boroughs, towns or townships within the county which have an aggregate of more than 50% of the total population of the county as determined by the most recently completed decennial United States Census, as the agency authorized to make application to and receive grants from the Department of Community and Economic Development for the purpose of representing a single governmental entity in accordance with this act.
“Department.” The Department of Community and Economic Development of the Commonwealth.
“Eligible costs.” Any and all promotional expenses incurred by a tourism promotion agency in connection with marketing and advertising activities. The term does not include rent, utilities, equipment, insurance, financing and capital expenditures.
“Governing body.” The elected unit empowered to enact ordinances or adopt resolutions in order to govern a particular county, city, borough, town or township.
“Governor's Tourism Partnership.” The Pennsylvania Travel and Tourism Partnership established under the act of December 9, 2002 (P.L. 1491, No. 189),1 known as the Travel and Tourism Act.
“Place-based regional marketing partnership.” An entity supporting regional heritage or natural resources, including, but not limited to, waterways, forests, mountains and experiences that reflect regional assets.
“Regional marketing partnership.” Any of the following:
(1) An eligible applicant under this act that primarily includes a nonprofit entity representing a regional marketing area determined by contiguous counties, that shares a sense of place and experience conducive to tourism promotion.
(2) A marketing entity that focuses on experience-based promotion across multiple regions or multiple states and that focuses on specific interests or other themed tourism experiences.
(3) A place-based regional marketing partnership or eligible applicant from a county of the second class.
(4) For counties of the first class, the regional attractions marketing agency as defined in section 32 of the act of December 21, 1998 (P.L. 1307, No. 174), known as the Community and Economic Improvement Act.
“Regional tourism promotion agency.” A nonprofit corporation, organization, association or agency which is designated by the governing bodies of counties, governing body of a county of the second class or governing body of a city of the first class as the agency to make application to and receive grants from the Department of Community and Economic Development for the purpose of representing any of the following in accordance with this act:
(1) Two or more counties.
(2) A county of the second class.
(3) A city of the first class.
“Secretary.” The Secretary of Community and Economic Development of the Commonwealth.
“Tourism promotion agency.” A county or regional tourism promotion agency.
“Tourist” and “tourism.” The terms shall be synonymous.

Credits

2008, July 4, P.L. 621, No. 50, § 2, imd. effective.

Footnotes

73 P.S. § 421 et seq.
53 P.S. § 18103.
73 P.S. § 410.2, PA ST 73 P.S. § 410.2
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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