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§ 2304. Fund and accounts

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 12 Pa.C.S.A. Commerce and TradeEffective: November 1, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 12 Pa.C.S.A. Commerce and Trade (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Economic Development Programs
Chapter 23. Small Business First (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 1, 2014
12 Pa.C.S.A. § 2304
§ 2304. Fund and accounts
(a) Fund.--The Small Business First Fund, created under section 1302(a) of the act of June 29, 1996 (P.L. 434, No. 67),1 known as the Job Enhancement Act, is continued. The Treasury Department shall credit the following to the fund:
(1) Appropriations made by the General Assembly to the department or authority for the program.
(2) Federal funds made available under the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-136, 42 U.S.C. § 3121 et seq.) or any other Federal statute, regulation or program for the program.
(3) Payments from recipients of loans made from the fund.
(4) Payments from recipients of loans made under the former act of July 2, 1984 (P.L. 545, No. 109), known as the Capital Loan Fund Act.
(5) Interest income derived from investment of the money in the fund.
(6) Any other deposits, payments or contributions from any other source made available to the department or authority for the program.
(b) Pollution prevention assistance.--The Pollution Prevention Assistance Account, created under the act of June 29, 1996 (P.L. 434, No. 67), known as the Job Enhancement Act, is continued. The Treasury Department shall credit the following to this account:
(1) Appropriations made by the General Assembly to the department or authority for pollution prevention assistance.
(2) Payments from recipients of loans made from the Pollution Prevention Assistance Account.
(3) Transfers from the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund as established in section 602.3 of the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L. 6, No. 2),2 known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971.
(4) Interest income derived from investment of the money in the Pollution Prevention Assistance Account.
(5) Any other deposits, payments or contributions from any other source made available to the department or authority for pollution prevention assistance.
(c) Use of fund.--
(1) Money in the fund may be used as follows:
(i) By the authority to make loans in accordance with this chapter and for administrative costs of the authority in administering the program.
(ii) By certified economic development organizations for administrative costs associated with the program which are approved by the authority.
(2) Money from the fund derived from appropriations specified for export financing assistance may be deposited by the authority in banks or trust companies in special accounts. The special accounts must be continuously secured by a pledge of direct obligations of the United States or of the Commonwealth having an aggregate market value, exclusive of accrued interest, at least equal to the balance on deposit in the account. The securities shall be deposited with the authority to be held by a trustee or agent satisfactory to the authority. Banks and trust companies are authorized to give security under this paragraph. Money in these special accounts shall be paid out on order of the authority.
(d) Use of Pollution Prevention Assistance Account.--Money in the Pollution Prevention Assistance Account may be used by the authority to provide loans to small businesses for the adoption or installation of pollution-prevention or energy-efficient equipment or processes in accordance with section 2309 (relating to pollution prevention assistance loans).

Credits

2004, Feb. 12, P.L. 99, No. 12, § 2, imd. effective. Amended 2014, Oct. 22, P.L. 2569, No. 161, § 2, effective Nov. 1, 2014.

Footnotes

73 P.S. § 400.1302 (repealed).
72 P.S. § 7602.3 (repealed); see 35 P.S. § 6021.4.
12 Pa.C.S.A. § 2304, PA ST 12 Pa.C.S.A. § 2304
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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