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§ 721.17. Administration of grants

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Water and Sewage (Refs & Annos)
Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act (Refs & Annos)
35 P.S. § 721.17
§ 721.17. Administration of grants
For purposes of the administration of grants to local health departments for environmental services pursuant to the act of August 24, 1951 (P.L. 1304, No. 315), known as the Local Health Administration Law,1 this act shall be deemed to be the successor to the act of April 22, 1905 (P.L. 260, No. 182), entitled “An act to preserve the purity of the waters of the State, for the protection of the public health.”2 A local health department shall be deemed to have satisfied the minimum program activities for water supply programs if it undertakes those activities with reference to this act and any regulations adopted hereunder. The Department of Health shall amend the regulations relating to standards for environmental health services to reflect the provisions of this act, including the repeals made hereunder. Where the Department of Health amends the standards for environmental health services by local health departments to exceed existing activity by local health departments in accordance with this act, the additional activity shall be funded by the department from funds appropriated to the department to carry out the purpose of this act.


1984, May 1, P.L. 206, No. 43, § 17, effective Dec. 8, 1984.


16 P.S. § 12001 et seq.
35 P.S. §§ 711 to 716 (repealed).
35 P.S. § 721.17, PA ST 35 P.S. § 721.17
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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