First Class Township Code Legislation

First Class Township Code Rewrite – House Bill 2073

Over the last several years, township commissioners, managers and solicitors from PSATC’s three regions have worked with staff of the Local Government Commission and the League to review and update the language of the Code. At the end of 2018, all first class townships were provided the opportunity to review and comment on the draft. 

House Bill 2073 was introduced in November 2019. The bill passed the House on January 14, 2020 and has be rereferred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 9 awaiting third consideration in the Senate.

Please find the Executive Summary of the Rewrite here.

Questions can be directed to Amy Sturges, Director of Governmental Affairs, at