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7 Pa. Code § 137b.3. Responsibilities of the Department.

§ 137b.3. Responsibilities of the Department.

 (a)  General. The Department’s responsibilities are to provide the use values described in section 4.1 of the act (72 P. S. §  5490.4a) by May 1 of each year and to provide the forms and regulations necessary to promote the efficient, uniform Statewide administration of the act.

 (b)  Information gathering. The Department will collect information from county assessors for each calendar year to ensure that the act and this chapter are being implemented fairly and uniformly throughout this Commonwealth. This information will be collected through a survey form to be provided to county assessors by the Department no later than December 15 each year, and which county assessors shall complete and submit to the Department by January 31 of the following year.

 (c)  Educational outreach. The Department will conduct an educational outreach effort on matters related to the administration and interpretation of the act and this chapter.


   The provisions of this §  137b.3 amended under section 11 of the Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974 (72 P. S. §  5490.11).


   The provisions of this §  137b.3 amended June 26, 2015, effective June 27, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 3311. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (276911).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  137b.112 (relating to submission of information to the Department).

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