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Legislative Focuses

House Bill 869

Power Takeoff Refund Legislation

HB 869, sponsored by Representative Ryan Mackenzie (D-134), passed on a 191 to 1 vote in the PA House of Representatives. It was referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on June 6, 2019.

This bill expands the types of vehicles eligible for a refund from the liquid fuels tax to include the ready mixed concrete mixers utilizing a Power Takeoff Unit (PTO).

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House Bill 2276

The Reliable Acceptance Testing of Concrete Act

HB 2276 has been introduced to clearly define the steps that are required to properly test concrete delivered to a commercial construction project. The reasons for this legislation are outlined here.

Representative Torren Ecker (R-193) is the primary sponsor of this legislation, which was introduced on February 5, 2020.

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Pennsylvania Severance Tax Coalition

PACA is actively engaged in a number of coalitions including the Pennsylvania Severance Tax Coalition and PACA members have participated in regional events to educate legislators on the value of the natural gas industry to our aggregates, concrete and cement industry.

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Chair - Rod Martin, Martin Stone Quarries, Inc.

Staff Liaison - Peter Vlahos, President & Hank Butler, PACA Lobbyist

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