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471a.1.    Fees generally.
471a.2.    Schedules of fees.
471a.3.    Adjustment of fees.


   This Chapter 471a issued under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202, 1207(3), 1208, 1209(d), 1308 and 1322, unless otherwise noted.


   This Chapter 471a adopted June 15, 2007, effective June 16, 2007, 37 Pa.B. 2686, unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 58 Pa. Code §  495a.3 (relating to single pleading covering more than one matter).

§ 471a.1. Fees generally.

 (a)  A document for which a fee is required will be received, but will not be deemed filed, until the filing fee, bond, letter of credit or other cost has been paid.

 (b)  The fees collected by the Board will be deposited into the State Gaming Fund as established in section 1403 of the act (relating to establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution).

 (c)  Fees shall be paid by money order or check made payable to the ‘‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.’’ Cash will not be accepted by the Board.

 (d)  To recover the initial cost of the investigation and processing of applications, each application for a license, permit, certification or registration must be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee.

 (e)  An applicant may be subject to additional fees based on the actual expenses incurred by the Board in conducting the background investigation.


   The provisions of this §  471a.1 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 1207(2) and (9).


   The provisions of this §  471a.1 amended February 1, 2013, effective February 2, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 660. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (331227).

§ 471a.2. Schedules of fees.

 Fee schedules established by the Board and changes thereto will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and will be available on the Board’s website (

§ 471a.3. Adjustment of fees.

 On or after July 5, 2006, and annually thereafter, the Board may increase the fees, charges, costs or administrative penalties specified in the act by an amount not to exceed an annual cost-of-living adjustment calculated under section 1208(2) of the act (relating to collection of fees and fines).

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