PICPA Advocacy Overview

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  • Week Ending March 16, 2018

    In this issue: PA House Passes Business Depreciation Proposal; Gov. Wolf Introduces Pennsylvania Ethics Reform Plan; Study of PA Collection of Local Tax; and more.

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A quick rundown of issues PICPA government affairs is actively tracking.


1 Accomplishments


  • Act 5 - Amends pension provisions allowing new employees and lawmakers to choose between three retirement options - Signed into law on 6/12/17
  • Act 6 - Amends Act empowering the General Counsel or his designee to issue subpoenas for certain licensing board activities providing for reporting of sanctions & criminal proceedings, for defs., for suspensions & civil penalties - Signed into law 2/15/18
  • Act 71 -  Amends the SFCP Act to align audit requirements for financial reports with federal law - Signed into law on 12/22/17
  • Act 72 - Makes technical changes to the SFCP Act that will assist organizations filing a registration statement with the Department of State’s BCCO - Signed into law on 12/22/17
  • HB 866 -  Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act - Pending consideration in Senate; passed House on 6/13/17

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Peter Calcara | 717-232-1821
Alexandra Fabian | 717-232-1821
Annette Knapp | 717-232-1821