CHAPTER 3. PUBLICATION OF CODE AND BULLETIN

CODE

Sec.


3.1.    Contents of Code.
3.2.    Annotations to judicial decisions citing Code.
3.3.    Periodic supplementation of Code; index.

BULLETIN


3.11.    Bulletin constitutes official gazette.
3.12.    Citation of Bulletin.
3.13.    Contents of Bulletin.
3.14.    Frequency of publication of Bulletin.

FORMAT OF BULLETIN


3.21.    General.
3.22.    The Governor.
3.23.    The General Assembly.
3.24.    The Courts.
3.25.    Rules and regulations.
3.26.    Proposed rulemaking.
3.26a.    Statements of policy.
3.27.    Notices.
3.28.    [Reserved].
3.29.    Subject indexes.
3.30.    Numerical finding aids.
3.31.    Publication of official synopsis in lieu of full text.
3.32.    Details of format of Bulletin.

GENERAL


3.41.    Matter not required to be published.
3.42.    Matter not permitted to be published.
3.43.    Matter other than documents.
3.44.    General permission to reproduce content of Code and Bulletin.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 3 issued under 45 Pa.C.S. § §  503, 506, 507, 702 and 724—728, unless otherwise noted.

Source

   The provisions of this Chapter 3 adopted by JCD Order No. 4 dated July 8, 1969, unless otherwise noted.

Notes of Decisions

   Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes and Laws not Required to be Published in the Pennsylvania Code or Pennsylvania Bulletin

   Under specific language of statute governing publication of Commonwealth documents, the Driver’s License Compact Law, an interstate agreement to share information among states regarding serious motor vehicle offense convictions, did not have to be published in either the Pennsylvania Code or Pennsylvania Bulletin to be effective. Roselle v. Department of Transportation 865 A.2d 308, 312 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2005)

CODE


§ 3.1. Contents of Code.

 (a)  The following document shall be codified in the Code:

   (1)  Proclamations and executive orders of the Governor which are general and permanent in nature.

   (2)  Administrative and gubernatorial regulations.

   (3)  Statements of policy which are general and permanent in nature, except statements of policy adopted prior to July 1, 1969.

   (4)  Home rule charters adopted under PA. CONST. Art. IX, §  2 by a county, city, borough, incorporated town or township or a similar general purpose unit of government.

   (5)  Documents or classes of documents required to be codified in the Code by statute.

   (6)  Rules of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, including rules relating to practice and procedure in the lower courts of the Commonwealth.

   (7)  Rules of the Judicial Council of Pennsylvania and the Superior and Commonwealth Courts.

   (8)  Judicial documents or classes of documents which the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts finds to be general and permanent in nature.

   (9)  Documents or classes of documents which the Governor, the Joint Committee or the Bureau finds to be general and permanent in nature.

 (b)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), the Bureau may exclude from the Code as published under this section a document or class of documents filed in the Bureau under this part the agency text of which was excluded from the Bulletin under §  3.13(b) (relating to contents of Bulletin).

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.1 amended through August 6, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 1836. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (25639).

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.3 (relating to periodic supplementation of Code; index); 1 Pa. Code §  3.13 (relating to contents of Bulletin); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy).

§ 3.2. Annotations to judicial decisions citing Code.

 The Bureau shall secure by contract and incorporate into the permanent supplements to the Code annotations relating to classes of documents published in the Code except rules of court.

§ 3.3. Periodic supplementation of Code; index.

 (a)  At least once a year documents required to be codified in the Code by §  3.1 (relating to contents of Code) which have been filed in the Bureau shall be permanently integrated into the Code by the publication and distribution of looseleaf pages relating to the affected portion of the Code, or if ordered by the Joint Committee, by the issue or reissue of an appropriate title of the Code or designated portion thereof.

 (b)  Section 726 of 45 Pa.C.S. (relating to permanent supplements of Pennsylvania Code) requires that at least once a year the index to the Code shall be similarly supplemented or reissued.

 (c)  At least once a year a tabular listing of the statutory authority cited in the Code as authority for the promulgation of documents shall be issued, supplemented or reissued.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.31 (relating to publication of official synopsis in lieu of full text); 1 Pa. Code §  9.301 (relating to unpublished statements of policy adopted prior to January 1, 1985); and 1 Pa. Code §  13.5 (relating to deposit of management directives).

BULLETIN


§ 3.11. Bulletin constitutes official gazette.

 Section 724 of 45 Pa.C.S. (relating to preliminary publication in Pennsylvania Bulletin) provides that the Bulletin is the official gazette of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  9.301 (relating to unpublished statements of policy adopted prior to January 1, 1985).

§ 3.12. Citation of Bulletin.

 Sections 506 and 507 of 45 Pa.C.S. (relating to judicial notice; and form of citation) provides that without prejudice to another mode of citation the Bulletin may be cited by volume and page number. The approved short form of citation to the Bulletin is ‘‘Pa.B.’’ Thus ‘‘3 Pa.B. 801’’ refers to material beginning on page 801 of Volume 3 of the Bulletin.

§ 3.13. Contents of Bulletin.

 (a)  Except as provided in subsection (b), the following documents shall be published in the Bulletin:

   (1)  Documents or classes of documents required by a statute other than the act to be published in the Bulletin. A compendium of the statutes is set forth as Tables 1 and 2 in subsection (d). The compendium is for informational purposes only, and the omission from the tables of a reference to a statutory provision which requires publication of a document in the Bulletin may not eliminate or otherwise affect the statutory requirement.

   (2)  Notices required to be deposited under this part by §  13.3 (relating to agency action or proceedings invalid in absence of notice required by Joint Committee).

   (3)  Except as provided under §  3.31 (relating to publication of official synopsis in lieu of full text), documents or classes of documents required to be codified in the Code by or under §  3.1(a) (relating to contents of Code).

   (4)  Agency notices directed to the public with respect to proceedings conducted under an Act of Assembly, the expense of the administration of which is by statute assessed directly against the class of persons regulated or supervised thereunder.

   (5)  Agency documents, the expense of publication of which is specially assumed by the agency filing the document.

   (6)  Legislative documents filed with the Bureau under a resolution adopted by either house of the General Assembly.

   (7)  Judicial documents filed with the Bureau by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

   (8)  Documents or classes of documents which the Governor, the Joint Committee or the Director of the Bureau may require or authorize to be published in the Bulletin.

 (b)  Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a)(3) and (8), the Bureau, subject to the policy supervision and direction of the Joint Committee, may exclude from the Bulletin as published under this section a document or class of document filed in the Bureau under this part which the Bureau finds to be excessively voluminous and applicable only to:

   (1)  Agency organization, management or personnel.

   (2)  Commonwealth property or contracts.

 (c)  The Bureau shall prepare and publish in the third issue of the Bulletin published in each month a summary table identifying briefly the documents, if any, accepted during the preceding calendar month for filing without publication under subsection (b). The contents of the table will be codified in the Code under the several titles or provisions relating to the subject matter of the uncodified documents respectively.

 (d)  The compendium of statutes requiring publication in the Bulletin is as follows:


TABLE I
STATUTORY PROVISIONS REQUIRING PUBLICATION IN THE CODE OR BULLETIN
(Arranged with Reference to Purdon’s Statutes)


ActNumberSectionPurdon’s ReferenceAgency
June 2, 191533810877 P. S. §  27.1Labor and Industry
10977 P. S. §  29Labor and Industry
401.177 P. S. §  710Labor and Industry
80277 P. S. §  1036.2Labor and Industry
May 17, 1921284408-A40 P. S. §  625-8Insurance
505-A40 P. S. §  710-5Insurance Commissioner
507-A40 P. S. §  710-7Insurance Commissioner
635.440 P. S. §  764jInsurance
635.240 P. S. §  764hInsurance Commissioner
1111.140 P. S. §  991.1111aInsurance
1403.140 P. S. §  991.1403aInsurance
150440 P. S. §  991.1504Insurance
150940 P. S. §  991.1509Insurance
218140 P. S. §  991.2181Health
231140 P. S. §  991.2311Children’s Health Advisory Council
245940 P. S. §  991.2459Insurance Commissioner
250240 P. S. §  991.2502Insurance
April 9, 1929175 61271 P. S. §  232Joint Committee on Documents
1920-A71 P. S. §  510-20Environmental Quality Board
1935-A71 P. S. §  510-35Environmental Protection
200271 P. S. §  512Transportation
2203-A71 P. S. §  581-3Aging
2404-A71 P. S. §  651.4General Services
2405-A71 P. S. §  651.5General Services
2802-C71 P. S. §  720.2Governor
April 9, 1929176227-A72 P. S. §  227-ARevenue
80672 P. S. §  806Revenue
1301.1272 P. S. §  1301.12Revenue
1503-A72 P. S. §  1503-AGeneral Services
1719-F72 P. S. §  1719-FCommunity and Economic Development
1719-H72 P. S. §  1719-HCommunity and Economic Development
1733-F72 P. S. §  1733-FState Police
1733-H72 P. S. §  1733-HState Police
June 23, 1931299235 P. S. §  673Health
May 15, 193311150371 P. S. §  733-503Banking
December 5, 1936# 2 (Spec. Sess)31343 P. S. §  793Labor and Industry
80443 P. S. §  874Labor and Industry
June 3, 193732020425 P. S. §  2624State
June 22, 193739461235 P. S. §  691.612Environmental Quality Board
May 31, 19454184.952 P. S. §  1396.4iEnvironmental Protection
4.1252 P. S. §  1396.4lEnvironmental Quality Board
1852 P. S. §  1396.18Environmental Protection
18.852 P. S. §  1396.18hEnvironmental Quality Board
March 10, 194914137224 P. S. §  13-1372State Board of Education
1501-C24 P. S. §  15-1501-CEducation
1502-C24 P. S. §  15-1502-CEducation
1505-D24 P. S. §  15-1505-DPublic Welfare
1513-D24 P. S. §  15-1513-DEducation
1603-A24 P. S. §  16-1603-APenna. Athletic Oversight Council
1607.124 P. S. §  16-1607.1Education
1703-B24 P. S. §  17-1703-BEducation
1725-A24 P. S. §  17-1725-AEducation
1745-A24 P. S. §  17-1745-AEducation
1906-F24 P. S. §  19-1906-FEducation
2003-B24 P. S. §  20-2003-BEducation
250124 P. S. §  25-2501Education
2504-A24 P. S. §  25-2504-AState Board of Education
2603-B24 P. S. §  26-2603-BState Board of Education
October 27, 19552229.143 P. S. §  959.1Human Relations Commission
December 3, 1959621403-C35 P. S. §  1680.403cPennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
409-C35 P. S. §  1680.409cPennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
January 8, 1960 (1959)787535 P. S. §  4005Environmental Quality Board
7.535 P. S. §  4007.5Environmental Protection
June 14, 196118820124 P. S. §  4201State Librarian
42524 P. S. §  4425State Librarian
August 7, 19632904.324 P. S. §  5104.3Higher Education Assistance Agency
September 9, 1965251335 P. S. §  623Health
November 30, 19653565137 P. S. §  513Banking
14147 P. S. §  1414Banking
16097 P. S. §  1609Banking
December 31, 196551150453 P. S. §  6924.504Community and Economic Development
50853 P. S. §  6924.508Community and Economic Development
51153 P. S. §  6924.511Community and Economic Development
January 24, 1966 (1965)535463 P. S. §  904State Board of Landscape Architects
January 24, 1966 (1965)537935 P. S. §  750.9Environmental Quality Board
April 27, 196611852 P. S. §  1406.18Environmental Quality Board
June 13, 19672120162 P. S. §  201Public Welfare
21162 P. S. §  211Public Welfare
40362 P. S. §  403 notePublic Welfare
442.662 P. S. §  442.2Public Welfare
443.162 P. S. §  443.1Public Welfare
443.662 P. S. §  443.6Public Welfare
443.1062 P. S. §  943.10Public Welfare
49362 P. S. §  493Labor and Industry
77362 P. S. §  773Public Welfare
802-D62 P. S. §  802-DSenior Care and Services Study Commission
805-A62 P. S. §  805-APublic Welfare
805-C62 P. S. §  805-CPublic Welfare
814-A62 P. S. §  814-APublic Welfare
August 23, 1967102773 P. S. §  377Secretary of Community and Economic Development
September 24, 19683183.252 P. S. §  30.53bEnvironmental Quality Board
December 17, 19683873.173 P. S. §  201-3.1Attorney General
1702-F72 P. S. §  8702-FCommunity and Economic Development
1703-F72 P. S. §  1703-FCommunity and Economic Development
March 4, 19712602.172 P. S. §  7602.1Revenue
110172 P. S. §  8101 noteSecretary of Revenue
1111-A72 P. S. §  8111-ASecretary of Revenue
2910-A72 P. S. §  9910-ARevenue
2910-F72 P. S. §  9910-FRevenue
2912-F72 P. S. §  9912-FRevenue
August 26, 19719151072 P. S. §  3761-510Revenue
April 14, 197263471 P. S. §  1690.104Health
April 14, 197264335 P. S. §  780-103Health
3535 P. S. §  780-135Health
May 11, 197270535 P. S. §  1651.5Community Secretary of Community and Economic Development
13315 Pa.C.S. §  133State
13415 Pa.C.S. §  134State
14015 Pa.C.S. §  140State
November 15, 1972271110267 Pa.C.S. §  1102Public Welfare
610240 Pa.C.S. §  6102Insurance
612440 Pa.C.S. §  6124Insurance
632940 Pa.C.S. §  6329Insurance
December 5, 197228460970 P. S. §  1-609Securities Commission
December 6, 1972334570618 Pa.C.S. §  5706State Police
611118 Pa.C.S. §  6111State Police
6111.118 Pa.C.S. §  6111.1State Police
December 12, 1973141524 P. S. §  2070.5Professional Standards and Practices Commission
January 30, 1974610141 P. S. §  101Banking
30141 P. S. §  301Banking
60541 P. S. §  605Banking
March 1, 19742473 P. S. §  111.27Agriculture
31590271 Pa.C.S. §  5902State Employees Retirement Board
July 20, 1974198635 P. S. §  755.6Environmental Quality Board
July 22, 1974206973 P. S. §  390.9Minority Business Development Authority
August 1, 19759270151 Pa.C.S. §  701 noteMilitary and Veterans Affairs
October 2, 197596650324 Pa.C.S. §  6503Education
850224 Pa.C.S. §  8502Public School Employees Retirement Board
March 3, 197619970 P. S. §  79Securities Commission
May 18, 197654740 P. S. §  776.7Insurance
June 17, 197681115475 Pa.C.S. §  1154Transportation
131875 Pa.C.S. §  1318Transportation
151975 Pa.C.S. §  1519Transportation
160375 Pa.C.S. §  1603Transportation
160775 Pa.C.S. §  1607Transportation
1799.775 Pa.C.S. §  1799.7Insurance Commissioner
190275 Pa.C.S. §  1902Transportation
200975 Pa.C.S. §  2009Transportation
334275 Pa.C.S. §  3342Transportation
351175 Pa.C.S. §  3511Transportation
380575 Pa.C.S. §  3805Transportation
410275 Pa.C.S. §  4102Transportation
470275 Pa.C.S. §  4702Transportation
470675 Pa.C.S. §  4706Transportation
490875 Pa.C.S. §  4908Transportation
610375 Pa.C.S. §  6103Transportation
6146.175 Pa.C.S. §  6146.1Turnpike Commissioin
615275 Pa.C.S. §  6152Transportation
632875 Pa.C.S. §  6328Transportation
830275 Pa.C.S. §  8302Transportation
8915.375 Pa.C.S. §  8915.3Transportation
900275 Pa.C.S. §  9002Revenue
900475 Pa.C.S. §  9004Revenue
910475 Pa.C.S. §  9104Transportation
920675 Pa.C.S. §  9206Transportation
July 9, 1976142170242 Pa.C.S. §  1702Unified Judicial System
1725.142 Pa.C.S. §  1725.1Supreme Court
1725.642 Pa.C.S. §  1725.6Commission on Crime and Delinquency
215542 Pa.C.S. §  2155Commission on Sentencing
270342 Pa.C.S. §  2703Clerk of Court of Common Pleas and Court Administrator of Pennsylvania
357142 Pa.C.S. §  3571Supreme Court
615242 Pa.C.S. §  6152Appropriate Commonwealth Agency
6152.142 Pa.C.S. §  6152.1Appropriate Commonwealth Agency
752342 Pa.C.S. §  7523State
852242 Pa.C.S. §  8522Governor
893142 Pa.C.S. §  8931Court of Common Pleas and Court Administrator of Pennsylvania
9799.142 Pa.C.S. §  9799.1State Police
990642 Pa.C.S. §  9906Corrections
July 9, 197614310550 P. S. §  7105Public Welfare
11250 P. S. §  7112Public Welfare
July 9, 197616070145 Pa.C.S. §  701Legislative Reference Bureau
70245 Pa.C.S. §  702Legislative Reference Bureau
72445 Pa.C.S. §  724Legislative Reference Bureau
72545 Pa.C.S. §  725Legislative Reference Bureau
72645 Pa.C.S. §  726Legislative Reference Bureau
73245 Pa.C.S. §  732Legislative Reference Bureau
90245 Pa.C.S. §  902Legislative Reference Bureau
November 24, 1976259535 P. S. §  960.5Health
November 24, 197626220535 P. S. §  6700-205Health
August 5, 197747274 P. S. §  4Governor
July 1, 197811651066 Pa.C.S. §  510Public Utility Commission
53066 Pa.C.S. §  530Public Utility Commission
281066 Pa.C.S. §  2810Secretary of Revenue
October 5, 19782611663 P. S. §  271.16State Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
November 26, 1978323810635 Pa.C.S. §  8106Health
811335 Pa.C.S. §  8113Health
812935 Pa.C.S. §  8129Health
November 26, 1978325732 P. S. §  693.7Environmental Protection
2432 P. S. §  693.24Environmental Protection
July 19, 19794820135 P. S. §  448.201Health
60135 P. S. §  448.601Health
70235 P. S. §  448.702Health
70335 P. S. §  448.703Health
70435 P. S. §  448.704Health
802.135 P. S. §  448.802aHealth
80635 P. S. §  448.806Health
902.135 P. S. §  448.902aHealth
July 7, 19809710435 P. S. §  6018.104Environmental Protection
40235 P. S. §  6018.402Environmental Quality Board
50435 P. S. §  6018.504Environmental Protection
February 19, 1980960263 P. S. §  455.602Real Estate Commission
October 15, 1980163435223 Pa.C.S. §  4352Public Welfare
671223 Pa.C.S. §  6712Office of Victim Advocate
October 16, 198017510230 Pa.C.S. §  102Fish and Boat Commission
230530 Pa.C.S. §  2305Fish and Boat Commission
351030 Pa.C.S. §  3510Fish and Boat Commission
June 30, 198143153 P. S. §  915Agriculture
April 7, 19827433 P. S. §  255.3Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Game Commission, Chairman-Agriculture & Rural Affairs [Senate, House]
63 P. S. §  255.6Agriculture
June 15, 1982140563 P. S. §  1505State Board of Occupational Therapy Education and Licensure
June 23, 1982170632 P. S. §  5306Wild Resource Conserv. Board
June 25, 1982181 371 P. S. §  745.3Independent Regulatory Review Commission
571 P. S. §  745.5Independent Regulatory Review Commission
5.171 P. S. §  745.5aIndependent Regulatory Review Commission
671 P. S. §  745.6Independent Regulatory Review Commission
771 P. S. §  745.7Legislative Committees and Independent Regulatory Review Commission
1171 P. S. §  745.11Independent Regulatory Review Commission
November 17, 1982192335 P. S. §  1656.3Community and Economic Development
December 7, 19822252213 P. S. §  459-221Canine Health Board
December 13, 1982256671 P. S. §  2016General Services
December 15, 1982292940 P. S. §  3109Insurance Commissioner
September 30, 1983392.165 P. S. §  366.2aCourt Administrator of Pennsylvania
365 P. S. §  366.3Secretary of the Budget
465 P. S. §  366.4Chief Clerks of the House & Senate
December 22, 19838432.163 P. S. §  818.32aState Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons
March 28, 198428373 P. S. §  1953Attorney General
May 1, 19844319N/AEnvironmental Protection
July 2, 1984106532 P. S. §  5405Community and Economic Development, Environmental Protection, Fish and Boat Commission, Game Commission, Historical & Museum Commission, Military and Veterans Affairs
July 2, 1984108103 P. S. §  1310Agriculture and Commerce
July 2, 1984111473 P. S. §  395.4Ben Franklin Partnership Fund
July 2, 19841121132 P. S. §  5511Environmental Protection
July 10, 198414740235 P. S. §  7110.402State Police
October 5, 1984159335 P. S. §  7303Labor and Industry
1591135 P. S. §  7311Labor and Industry
October 10, 1984164150774 Pa.C.S. §  1507Transportation
151374 Pa.C.S. §  1513Transportation
612174 Pa.C.S. §  6121Revenue
613174 Pa.C.S. §  6131Revenue
October 11, 19841791435 P. S. §  1764Community and Economic Development
December 18, 198420590253 P. S. §  895.902Community and Economic Development
December 18, 19842061036 P. S. §  3401 (note)Transportation
December 19, 19842192652 P. S. §  3326Environmental Protection
July 3, 19854517.135 P. S. §  6937.1 noteHealth
December 20, 1985112863 P. S. §  422.8State Board of Medicine
December 20, 19851161224 P. S. §  6212Education
March 28, 198625262 P. S. §  2102Public Welfare
July 8, 198689435 P. S. §  449.4Health Care Cost Containment Council
535 P. S. §  449.5Health Care Cost Containment Council
635 P. S. §  449.6Health Care Cost Containment Council
735 P. S. §  449.7Health Care Cost Containment Council
935 P. S. §  449.9Health Care Cost Containment Council
1435 P. S. §  449.14Health Care Cost Containment Council
1635 P. S. §  449.16Health Care Cost Containment Council
July 8, 19869283 P. S. §  1508Agriculture
July 8, 19869310234 Pa.C.S. §  102Game
292434 Pa.C.S. §  2924Game
December 19, 1986209540 P. S. §  3025Insurance
July 10, 19874712153 P. S. §  11701.121Community and Economic Development
60253 P. S. §  11701.203 noteCommunity and Economic Development
February 9, 19881230435 P. S. §  7130.304Environmental Protection
30535 P. S. §  7130.305Environmental Protection
30635 P. S. §  7130.306Environmental Protection
31835 P. S. §  7130.318Environmental Protection
March 1, 198816635 P. S. §  751.6Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority
1535 P. S. §  751.15Governor
2035 P. S. §  751.20Governor
May 26, 198866335 P. S. §  449.23Licensing boards in the Bureau of Professional Affairs in the Department of State
May 26, 19887290537 Pa.C.S. §  905Governor
July 28, 198810150253 P. S. §  4000.502Environmental Protection
50953 P. S. §  4000.509Environmental Protection
October 18, 198810850235 P. S. §  6020.502Environmental Protection
50635 P. S. §  6020.506Environmental Protection
111335 P. S. §  6020.1113Environmental Protection
December 14, 198814790453 P. S. §  896.904Auditor General
December 21, 198817730415 P. S. §  20304Governor
July 6, 19893270535 P. S. §  6021.705Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Board
110135 P. S. §  6021.1101Environmental Protection
July 10, 1989501055 P. S. §  697.10Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
1155 P. S. §  697.11Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
2255 P. S. §  697.22Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
December 21, 1989871673 P. S. §  2176Bureau of Consumer Protection
December 19, 1990194563 P. S. §  2105Labor and Industry
5.163 P. S. §  2105.1Labor and Industry
December 19, 199021250111 P. S. §  875-501State Board of Education
June 5, 1991620753 P. S. §  12720.207Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority
April 16, 1992281263 P. S. §  458.12State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers
May 13, 1992321035 Pa.C.S. §  103State Athletic Commission
December 14, 19921331055 P. S. §  698.30Port of Pittsburgh Commission
June 22, 199348563 P. S. §  2205Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs
July 2, 1993501332 P. S. §  2023Environmental Protection, Community and Economic Development , Education, Historical and Museum Commission, State System of Higher Education, Fish and Boat Commission and Game Commission
October 13, 199490858753 Pa.C.S. §  8587Community and Economic Development
December 12, 1994129153 P. S. §  2115Agriculture
December 12, 199413123213 Pa.C.S. §  2321Agriculture
23293 Pa.C.S. §  2329Agriculture
41123 Pa.C.S. §  4112Agriculture
67063 Pa.C.S. §  6706Secretary of Agriculture
67083 Pa.C.S. §  6708Agriculture
69063 Pa.C.S. §  6906Secretary of Agriculture
69083 Pa.C.S. §  6908Agriculture
71093 Pa.C.S. §  7109Agriculture
71113 Pa.C.S. §  7111Agriculture
December 12, 1994134133 P. S. §  1913Agriculture
December 12, 199414779NATransportation
December 27, 19941546NATransportation
May 19, 1995230235 P. S. §  6026.302Environmental Protection
30335 P. S. §  6026.303Environmental Protection
30435 P.S. §  6026.304Environmental Protection
30535 P.S. §  6026.305Environmental Protection
June 28, 19951831371 P. S. §  1340.313Environmental Quality Board
June 28, 19951832071 P. S. §  1340.320Conservation and Natural Resources
50271 P. S. §  1340.502Environmental Quality Board
June 30, 199525510325 P. S. §  961.5103Secretary of the Commonwealth
510725 P. S. §  961.5107Secrtary of the Commonwealth
July 6, 199534335 P. S. §  6701.3Labor and Industry
343.135 P. S. §  6701.3aLabor and Industry
July 6, 199544735 P. S. §  5907Labor and Industry
November 13, 199561571 P. S. §  1199.25State Fire Commissioner
May 10, 199629373 P. S. §  1646.3Appropriate governmental units
May 16, 199640761 P. S. §  1017Department of Corrections
June 27, 19965870471 P. S. §  1709.704Local Government Advisory Committee
June 29, 199667230373 P. S. §  400.2303Community and Economic Development
December 18, 1996159340 P. S. §  3803Insurance Commissioner
1140 P. S. §  3811Insurance Commissioner
December 19, 1996190106.135 P. S. §  6029.106aEnvironmental Protection
June 9, 1997141163 P. S. §  681Education
November 26, 1997541243 P. S. §  920.12Labor and Industry
55610 P. S. §  376Labor and Industry
May 15, 19985710762 Pa.C.S. §  107General Services
375362 Pa.C.S. §  3753Appropriate governmental unit
October 15, 199893110565 Pa.C.S. §  1105State Ethics Commission
130865 Pa.C.S. §  1308State Ethics Commission
November 24, 199811121218 P. S. §  11.212Department of Corrections
31218 P. S. §  11.312Office of Victims’ Services
November 10, 19994510735 P. S. §  7210.107Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council
110335 P. S. §  7210.1103Labor and Industry
November 24, 19995379NATransportation
80NATransportation
70427 Pa.C.S. §  704Environmental Protection
December 15, 199968620427 Pa.C.S. §  6204Environmental Protection
810527 Pa.C.S. §  8105Environmental Protection
December 16, 199969510173 P. S. §  2260.5101Secretary of the Commonwealth
June 22, 2000604NAGeneral Services
June 26, 200177110335 P. S. §  5701.1103Public Welfare
January 31, 20023110625 Pa.C.S. §  1106Secretary of the Commonwealth
151325 Pa.C.S. §  1513Secretary of the Commonwealth
190625 Pa.C.S. §  1906Secretary of the Commonwealth
March 20, 20021340540 P. S. §  1303.405Patient Safety Authority
40840 P. S. §  1303.408Health
510340 P. S. §  1303.313 (note)Insurance
510340 P. S. §  1303.314 (note)Insurance
April 18, 20023450125 P. S. §  3595.501Secretary of the Commonwealth
June 19, 200256361 P. S. §  324.2Secretary of the Commonwealth
June 19, 2002596NAHealth
June 19, 2002611035 P. S. §  1329.10Labor and Industry
1635 P. S. §  1329.16Labor and Industry
July 4, 2002107340 P. S. §  626.3Insurance Commissioner
July 31, 200317302.135 P. S. §  6942.302aPennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
December 30, 20036430135 P. S. §  5702.301Attorney General
February 2, 200454311 P. S. §  890.3Secretary of the Commonwealth
February 5, 20043151164 Pa.C.S. §  1511Commonwealth Financing Authority
601264 Pa.C.S. §  6012Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority
February 12, 20041120753 P. S. §  28207Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority for Cities of the Second Class
July 2, 200454311 P. S. §  890.3Secretary of the Commonwealth
July 5, 20047112014 Pa.C.S. §  1201Gaming Control Board
12024 Pa.C.S. §  1202Gaming Control Board
12034 Pa.C.S. §  1203Gaming Control Board
13324 Pa.C.S. §  1332Gaming Control Board
13A034 Pa.C.S. §  13A03Gaming Control Board
15124 Pa.C.S. §  1512State Ethics Commission
1512.14 Pa.C.S. §  1512.1State Ethics Commission
July 5, 20047232453 P. S. §  6925.324Education
33353 P. S. §  6925.333Education
November 29, 2004178373 P. S. §  1647.3Environmental Protection
June 27, 2006 Sp. Session 132453 P. S. §  6926.324Education
33353 P. S. §  6226.333Education
February 14, 2008350565 P. S. §  67.505Office of Open Records
July 4, 200850573 P. S. §  410.5Community and Economic Development
July 7, 200855106.352 P. S. §  690-106.3Environmental Protection
July 9, 20086350132 P. S. §  694.501Commonwealth Financing Authority
July 9, 200870871 P. S. §  361.8Environmental Protection
July 9, 200878373 P. S. §  1650.3Agriculture
October 9, 2008114435 P. S. §  960.14State Board of Pharmacy
835 P. S. §  960.18State Board of Pharmacy
June 10, 20091435 P. S. §  449.94Public Welfare
535 P. S. §  449.95Health
August 11, 200933330761 Pa.C.S. §  3307Corrections
410661 Pa.C.S. §  4106Corrections
450861 Pa.C.S. §  4508Corrections
711361 Pa.C.S. §  7113Secretary of the Commonwealth
August 18, 200937735 Pa.C.S. §  8101 (note)Health
February 1, 2010452 P. S. §  30.56d (note)Environmental Protection
July 9, 201049803-G62 P. S. §  803-GPublic Welfare
October 7, 20107070162 P. S. §  NAPublic Welfare

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.13 amended through January 25, 1980, effective January 26, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (217405) to (217406) and (325709) to (325715).

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.1 (relating to contents of Code); 1 Pa. Code §  3.14 (relating to frequency of publication of Bulletin); 1 Pa. Code §  7.8 (relating to unfiled administrative regulations invalid); 1 Pa. Code §  9.301 (relating to unpublished statements of policy adopted prior to January 1, 1985); and 1 Pa. Code §  13.5 (relating to deposit of management directives).

§ 3.14. Frequency of publication of Bulletin.

 The Bulletin shall be published at least once a week and shall contain previously unpublished documents required to be published by §  3.13 (relating to contents of Bulletin) which are filed by the Bureau prior to the closing date and hour of the issue. The closing date and hour of an issue shall be prescribed by the Joint Committee.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.14 amended by JCD Order No. 6 dated May 21, 1970, 1 Pa.B. 10, and JCD Order No. 8, dated November 10, 1970, 1 Pa.B. 480. Immediately preceding text appears at 1 Pa.B. 10, and next preceding text appears at serial page (0069).

FORMAT OF BULLETIN


§ 3.21. General.

 Documents published in the Bulletin shall be arranged under seven principal headings in the following order:

   (1)  The Governor.

   (2)  The General Assembly.

   (3)  The Courts.

   (4)  Rules and regulations.

   (5)  Proposed rulemaking.

   (6)  Statements of Policy.

   (7)  Notices.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.21 amended under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  186), section 206 of the act of July 31, 1968 (P. L. 769, No. 240) (45 P. S. §  1206) and 45 Pa.C.S. § §  503, 506, 507 and 701.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.21 amended through November 28, 1986, effective November 29, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 4648. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (18502).

§ 3.22. The Governor.

 There shall be published under this heading proclamations, executive orders and gubernatorial regulations.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices).

§ 3.23. The General Assembly.

 There shall be published under this heading material relating to the organization or operation of the General Assembly and the legislative process.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices).

§ 3.24. The Courts.

 There shall be published under this heading material relating to the organization or operation of the judicial branch and the judicial process.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices).

§ 3.25. Rules and regulations.

 There shall be published under this heading notices of final rulemaking submitted under section 202 or 204 of the act (45 P. S. §  1202 or 1204).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.25 amended under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  186), section 206 of the act of July 31, 1968 (P. L. 769, No. 240) (45 P. S. §  1206) and 45 Pa.C.S. § §  503, 506, 507 and 701.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.25 amended through November 28, 1986, effective November 29, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 4648. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (19278).

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices).

§ 3.26. Proposed rulemaking.

 There shall be published under this heading general notices of proposed rulemaking submitted under section 201 of the act (45 P. S. §  1201) or under other statutes, and similar notices voluntarily deposited by the issuing agency.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.26a (relating to statements of policy); and 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices).

§ 3.26a. Statements of policy.

 There shall be published under this heading proposed or final statements of policy which are permanent and general in nature, and other documents not published under § §  3.22—3.26 (relating to the Governor; the General Assembly; the courts; rules and regulations; and proposed rulemaking) which are required by §  3.1 (relating to contents of Code) to be codified in the Code.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  3.26a amended under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  186), section 206 of the act of July 31, 1968 (P. L. 769, No. 240) (45 P. S. §  1206) and 45 Pa.C.S. § §  503, 506, 507 and 701.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.26a adopted November 28, 1986, effective November 29, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 4648.

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.27 (relating to notices); and 4 Pa. Code §  1.61 (relating to force and effect).

§ 3.27. Notices.

 There shall be published under this heading documents not falling within the provisions of § §  3.22—3.26a (relating to the Governor; the General Assembly; the courts; rules and regulations; proposed rulemaking; and statements of policy). These documents include:

   (1)  Miscellaneous documents not subject to codification in the Code.

   (2)  Notices of hearings that are not included under proposed rulemaking.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.27 amended October 11, 1974, 4 Pa.B. 2168. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (0222).

§ 3.28. [Reserved].

§ 3.29. Subject indexes.

 (a)  The table of contents of an issue of the Bulletin required by 45 Pa.C.S. §  724 (relating to preliminary publication in Pennsylvania Bulletin) shall be indexed according to the names of the issuing agencies.

 (b)  The cumulative index to the Bulletin required by 45 Pa.C.S. §  724 to be published at least each 3 months covering the contents of the Bulletin shall be an analytical subject index covering the contents of the Bulletin and shall be separately published as currently as practicable. An analytical subject index cumulated over a 12-month period shall be published annually.

§ 3.30. Numerical finding aids.

 (a)  An issue of the Bulletin shall carry a numerical list of the sections of the Code expressly affected by the documents published in the issue. Beginning with the second issue of a quarter, an issue shall also carry a cumulated list of the sections of the Code affected by documents published during that quarter.

 (b)  Quarterly codification guides shall be separately published during a calendar year.

§ 3.31. Publication of official synopsis in lieu of full text.

 (a)  The Bureau may publish an official synopsis of a document in the Bulletin in lieu of the full text thereof in a case where the full text of the document will be published under §  3.3 (relating to periodic supplementation of Code; index) within 120 days of the publication of the official synopsis.

 (b)  If the Bureau determines, and publishes notice of the determination in the Bulletin, that the full text of the agency text of a document with respect to which an official synopsis has been published in the Bulletin under subsection (a) is reasonably available to the public through the promulgating agency and that operational or other considerations will prevent the timely publication in the Code of the full text of the document, publication of the full text of the official text of the document may not be required in:

   (1)  The Code at prior to the date specified by the Bureau in a notice or in an amendment thereof published in the Bulletin.

   (2)  The Bulletin.

 (c)  A determination of the Bureau published in the Bulletin under subsection (b) shall include the name and address of the promulgating agency from which and the reasonable terms under which copies of the full text of the agency text of the document may be secured.

 (d)  At the time the full text of the official text of a document subject to this section becomes available, the Bureau shall publish notice of the availability in the Bulletin.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.31 amended through December 9, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 3593. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (31352).

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  3.13 (relating to contents of Bulletin); 1 Pa. Code §  9.301 (relating to unpublished statements of policy adopted prior to January 1, 1985).

§ 3.32. Details of format of Bulletin.

 (a)  Under 45 Pa.C.S. § §  724 and 903 (relating to preliminary publication in Pennsylvania Bulletin; and effective date of documents) the closing date and hour of an issue of the Bulletin shall appear on the first page of an issue; that an issue shall contain a table of contents; that there shall be printed with a document appearing in the Bulletin a notation of the date of filing thereof and of the serial number assigned thereto (which shall be in the form: ‘‘Pa.B. Doc. No.  ’’); that the day of deposit of an issue of the Bulletin in the United States mail for distribution shall be the issue date thereof; and that the date shall be printed prominently upon the first page of an issue.

 (b)  Documents subject to codification in the Code which are published in the Bulletin shall be keyed to the Code and shall serve as temporary supplements thereto.

GENERAL


§ 3.41. Matter not required to be published.

 (a)  Incorporation by reference. Whenever a document incorporates by reference a portion of the text of the following publications, the Bureau, unless the agency specifies otherwise in its order adopting the document, shall omit the text of the incorporated material from the text of the document as published under this part:

   (1)  Statutes at Large.

   (2)  United States Code.

   (3)  Pamphlet Laws.

   (4)  Code of Federal Regulations.

   (5)  Federal Register.

   (6)  A uniform system of accounts published by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

   (7)  A generally available standard published by the standardizing organizations listed in United States Department of Commerce Miscellaneous Publication 288, issued August 1, 1967, or supplements thereto or reissues thereof.

   (8)  Another generally available publication approved by the Bureau.

 (b)  Emergency conditions. Emergency conditions shall include the following:

   (1)  A requirement imposed by statute for publication of documents in the Code or Bulletin may be generally suspended by Order of the Director of the Bureau for the duration of the event which requires the suspension, if the Governor, by proclamation, determines that the publication or distribution of the Bulletin in the usual manner is unlawful or impracticable.

   (2)  A general suspension of publication requirement shall, unless otherwise provided in the Order of the Director of the Bureau, automatically stay for the period of the suspension the running of a period of time set forth or otherwise required to be set forth in a notice published in the Bulletin; except that this paragraph may not stay the running of a period of time for notice of an oral hearing or similar proceeding if the agency responsible for the notice causes the persons affected to receive reasonable, actual knowledge of the substance of the notice.

   (3)  An Order of the Director of the Bureau under this subsection shall be published in the first available issue of the Bulletin issued after the interruption.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.41 amended September 15, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 2594. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (37055) and (37056).

Cross References

   This section cited in 1 Pa. Code §  7.1 (relating to notice of proposed rulemaking).

§ 3.42. Matter not permitted to be published.

 Under 45 Pa.C.S. §  728 (relating to matter not permitted to be published), no press release, speech or other comments or news material may be published under this part.

§ 3.43. Matter other than documents.

 The act authorizes and requires the publication of certain ‘‘documents’’ as defined in 45 Pa.C.S. §  501 (relating to definitions), and does not authorize or require the publication of materials which do not come within that definition.

§ 3.44. General permission to reproduce content of Code and Bulletin.

 Information published under this part, which information includes, but is not limited to, cross references, table of cases, notes of decisions, tables of contents, indexes, source notes, authority notes, numerical lists and codification guides, other than the actual text of rules or regulations may be reproduced only with the written consent of the Bureau. The information which appears on the same leaf with the text of a rule or regulation, however, may be incidentally reproduced in connection with the reproduction of the rule or regulation, if the reproduction is for the private use of a subscriber and not for resale. There are no other restrictions on the reproduction of information published under this part, and the Commonwealth hereby consents to a reproduction.

Source

   The provisions of this §  3.44 amended by JCD Order No. 32, dated April 7, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 1098. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (2279).



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