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§ 751.3. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: June 19, 2013

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Water and Sewage (Refs & Annos)
Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 19, 2013
35 P.S. § 751.3
§ 751.3. 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:
“Authority.” The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.
“Board.” The board of directors of the authority.
“Bonds.” Bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness issued by the authority pursuant to this act.
“Department.” The Department of Environmental Protection of the Commonwealth.
“Eligible cost.” The cost of all labor, materials, machinery and equipment, lands, property, rights and easements, plans and specifications, surveys or estimates of costs and revenues, pre-feasibility studies, engineering and legal services, and all other expenses necessary or incident to the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair or rehabilitation of all or part of a project.
“Governmental unit.” Any agency of the Commonwealth or any county, municipality or school district, or any agency, instrumentality, authority or corporation thereof, or any public body having local or regional jurisdiction or power.
“Project.” The eligible costs associated with the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair, rehabilitation or security measures of all or part of any facility or system, whether publicly or privately owned:
(1) for the collection, treatment or disposal of wastewater, including industrial waste;
(2) for the supply, treatment, storage or distribution of drinking water;
(3) for the control of pollution associated with storm water, which may include, but need not be limited to, the transport, storage and the infiltration of storm water; or
(4) for the best management practices to address pollution, including innovative techniques developed to comply with the act of June 22, 1937 (P.L. 1987, No. 394),1 known as The Clean Streams Law, or identified in the county-prepared watershed plans pursuant to the act of October 4, 1978 (P.L. 864, No. 167),2 known as the Storm Water Management Act, or as identified in Pennsylvania's Nonpoint Source Management Program Update, as required under section 319(b) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (62 Stat. 1155, 33 U.S.C. § 1329(b)).
“Secretary.” The Secretary of Environmental Protection of the Commonwealth.
“Security measures.” Infrastructure improvements to publicly or privately owned water or wastewater systems designed in whole or in part for the protection of the collection, treatment and distribution of potable water and treatment of wastewater from threats and vulnerabilities to ensure the public health of the systems' customers in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program established under section 1452 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (Public Law 93-523, 42 U.S.C. § 300j-12) and Title VI of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (62 Stat. 1155, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1381-1387), respectively, and any other program for which there are funds or accounts administered by the authority.
“Storm water.” Drainage runoff from the surface of the land resulting from precipitation or snow or ice melt.
“Water Facilities Loan Board.” The board established under 32 Pa.C.S. § 7504 (relating to Water Facilities Loan Board).


1988, March 1, P.L. 82, No. 16, § 3, imd. effective. Amended 1992, Dec. 16, P.L. 1137, No. 149, § 2, effective in 60 days; 2005, July 14, P.L. 299, No. 51, § 1, effective in 60 days [Sept. 12, 2005]; 2013, June 19, P.L. 51, No. 16, § 1, imd. effective.


35 P.S. § 691.1 et seq.
32 P.S. § 680.1 et seq.
35 P.S. § 751.3, PA ST 35 P.S. § 751.3
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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