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§ 1329.12. Advisory board

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: August 19, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14A. Propane and Liquefied Petroleum Gas Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: August 19, 2002
35 P.S. § 1329.12
§ 1329.12. Advisory board
(a) Establishment.--There is hereby established a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Advisory Board within the department. The members of the board shall be appointed by the secretary and shall advise the Industrial Board in matters under this act.
(b) Members.--The board shall consist of seven members as follows:
(1) One representative of the department who shall serve as chairperson.
(2) Five representatives from the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Industry. To the extent possible, the representatives must represent various segments of the industry and have knowledge of LPG facilities of different sizes and types of storage.
(3) One consumer representative.
(c) Conduct of business.--The board shall conduct business in accordance with the 65 Pa.C.S. Ch. 71 (relating to open meetings).
(d) Terms.--The members of the board shall be appointed to terms of three years. Terms following the initial appointment shall be staggered so that three members initially serve a three-year appointment, two members serve a two-year appointment and two members serve a one-year appointment.
(e) Duties.--The board shall:
(1) Review and comment on all fee schedules prior to promulgation and adoption by the department.
(2) Review and comment on all regulations prior to release of such regulations to the Office of Attorney General under section 204(b) of the act of October 15, 1980 (P.L. 950, No. 164),2 known as the Commonwealth Attorneys Act.
(3) Review and comment on all amendments to industry standards.
(4) Consider enforcement problems within the industry.
(5) Recommend appropriate training programs for functions performed by various types and classifications of industry employees. Such training programs may include video, computer-based printed material and attendance at industry-sponsored programs, seminars and demonstrations.
(6) Recommend scientific experts with knowledge of LPG facilities for use in the appeals process.
(7) Consider other issues specified by the secretary.
(8) Advise the Industrial Board on variances in LPG matters consistent with section 2214 of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175),3 known as The Administrative Code of 1929.
(f) Compensation.--Members of the board shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for actual and reasonable expenses related to the performance of their official duties. Reimbursement shall be allocated from funds available under this act.


2002, June 19, P.L. 421, No. 61, § 12, effective in 60 days.


65 Pa.C.S.A. § 701 et seq.
71 P.S. § 732-204.
71 P.S. § 574.
35 P.S. § 1329.12, PA ST 35 P.S. § 1329.12
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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