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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 22-1677



Damage Prevention Committee Nominations

[52 Pa.B. 6824]
[Saturday, October 29, 2022]

 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Commission) is authorized by the act of October 30, 2017, (P.L. 806, No. 50) (Act 50), to enforce provisions of the act of December 10, 1974 (P.L. 852, No. 287), also known as the Underground Utility Line Protection Law or the One Call Law. Included in Act 50 is the creation of a Damage Prevention Committee (Committee), which will meet regularly to review alleged violations of Act 50 and make determinations as to the appropriate response including, but not limited to, the issuance of warning letters or administrative penalties.

 The Commission is currently accepting Committee nominations for representatives from each of the following industries:

 1. Nonmunicipally owned or affiliated facility owner industries—water or wastewater—nominated by facility owners or affiliated organizations (1 position).

 2. Nonmunicipally owned or affiliated facility owner industries—telecommunications—nominated by facility owners or affiliated organizations (1 position).

 3. Excavators—nominated by excavators or affiliated organizations (1 position).

 4. Municipal governments—nominated by municipal governments or affiliated organizations (1 position).

 Forms and instructions for submitting nominations are available on the Commission's web site at

 Completed nomination forms should be submitted directly to the Secretary of the Commission, Rosemary Chiavetta, at Committee nominations will be accepted until the close of business at 4:30 p.m., on November 30, 2022.

 Appointments to the Committee will begin in January of 2023 and persons appointed to the Committee must have the appropriate level of expertise within the operation of Act 50.

 Each member shall serve a term of 3 years. After the term is completed, members are required to reapply for Committee membership.

 Questions regarding nominations for the Commission's Committee should be directed to Sara Locke, Supervisor,, (717) 772-8584.


PAPUC Damage Prevention Committee Member Nomination Form

Nominee Name: _____________________________________

Nominee Position Title: _____________________________________

Employer Name: _____________________________________

 [  ] Facility Owner  [  ] Excavator

If a Facility Owner, with which industry are you affiliated:

[  ] Electric [  ] Natural Gas/Hazardous Liquid [  ] Telephone [  ] Water/Wastewater [  ] Cable
[  ] Other (Specify) _________________

Employer Address: ___________________________


Phone: _________________  Email _________________

Describe the nominee's experience with damage prevention programs:






Describe the nominee's knowledge, compliance, and experience with the Pennsylvania One Call Law:






Provide reasons why the nominee wants to serve on the Damage Prevention Committee:






Has the nominee served as a member on any other committee(s) (previously/currently) involving damage prevention or public safety: [  ]Yes    [  ]No

If Yes, list committee name(s):

1. _____________________________________

2. _____________________________________

3. _____________________________________

Does the nominee's employer agree to allow nominee to serve on the Damage Prevention Committee, which will require him/her to attend monthly meetings of one day in duration (not including required travel to and from meetings)
 [  ]Yes      [  ]No

Employer Verification

Signature _________________

Print Name _________________  Title _________________

Email _________________

Nominee Signature _________________  Title _________________

Please attach resume (highly recommended)

Submit form to PAPUC Secretary Rosemary Chiavetta at by the close of business (4:30 p.m. EST) on November 30, 2022.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 22-1677. Filed for public inspection October 28, 2022, 9:00 a.m.]

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