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§ 410.4. Applications for and approval of grants to tourism promotion agencies

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. § 410.4
§ 410.4. Applications for and approval of grants to tourism promotion agencies
(a) Duties of department.--
(1) The department, working jointly with the Governor's Tourism Partnership, shall adopt guidelines for awarding grants under this act.
(2)(i) For the fiscal year 2008-2009, the department shall award grants in the amount of 63% of the appropriation for grants under this section.
(ii) For the fiscal year 2009-2010, the department shall award grants in the amount of 57% of the appropriation for grants under this section.
(iii) For the fiscal year 2010-2011, and every fiscal year thereafter, the department shall award 50% of the appropriation for grants made under this section.
(b) Procedure.--
(1) A tourism promotion agency shall apply to the department for grants under this section in accordance with tourism promotion program guidelines adopted by the department working jointly with the Governor's Tourism Partnership.
(2) After reviewing the application, the department shall award a grant to the tourism promotion agency not to exceed the following:
(i) In the case of a regional tourism promotion agency, two and one-half times the local funds expended by the agency for eligible costs in the previous fiscal year.
(ii) In the case of a county tourism promotion agency, two times the local funds expended by the agency for eligible costs in the previous fiscal year.
(c) Limitation on grant amounts.--No tourism promotion agency shall be awarded more than 30% of the tourism promotion agencies' portion of any appropriation allocated to tourism promotion agencies under this section.

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2008, July 4, P.L. 621, No. 50, § 4, imd. effective.
73 P.S. § 410.4, PA ST 73 P.S. § 410.4
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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