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INDEPENDENT REGULATORY REVIEW COMMISSION

Action Taken by the Commission

[46 Pa.B. 7051]
[Saturday, November 5, 2016]

 The Independent Regulatory Review Commission met publicly at 10 a.m., Thursday, October 20, 2016, and announced the following:

Regulation Deemed Approved Pursuant to Section 5(g) of the Regulatory Review Act—Effective October 19, 2016

 Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board # 125-196: Saigon 5 Card; Table Game Rules of Play (amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 680a)

 Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board # 125-198: 21 Baccarat; Table Game Rules of Play (amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 681a)

 State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators # 16A-6217; Notice Requirements (amends 49 Pa. Code by adding §§ 39.92 and 39.93)

Action Taken—Regulation Approved:

 Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs # 16A-723; Schedule of Civil Penalties—Massage Therapists (deletes 49 Pa. Code Section 43b.23 and adds 49 Pa. Code Section 43b.23a)

 Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board # 125-192: Heads-Up Hold 'Em and High Card Flush; Table Game Rules of Play (amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 677a and 678a)

 Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board # 125-195: Three Card Prime; Table Game Rules of Play (amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 679a)

 State Board of Private Licensed Schools # 6-334: Fees (amends 22 Pa. Code Chapter 73)

 Department of Health # 10-197: School Immunizations (amends 28 Pa. Code §§ 23.82, 23.83, 23.85 and 23.86)

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
October 20, 2016

Commissioners Voting: George D. Bedwick, Chairperson; John F. Mizner, Esq., Vice Chairperson; W. Russell Faber; Murray Ufberg, Esq.; Dennis A. Watson, Esq.

Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs
Schedule of Civil Penalties—Massage Therapists
Regulation No. 16A-723 (# 3069)

 On August 5, 2014, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (Bureau). This rulemaking deletes 49 Pa. Code Section 43b.23 and adds 49 Pa. Code Section 43b.23a. The proposed regulation was published in the August 16, 2014 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending September 15, 2014. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on August 29, 2016.

 This regulation addresses violations and civil penalties relating to the practice of massage therapy.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Bureau (63 P.S. § 2205(a)) and the intention of the General Assembly. Having considered all of the other criteria of the Regulatory Review Act, we find promulgation of this regulation is in the public interest.

By Order of the Commission:

 This regulation is approved.

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
October 20, 2016

Commissioners Voting: George D. Bedwick, Chairperson; John F. Mizner, Esq., Vice Chairperson; W. Russell Faber; Murray Ufberg, Esq.; Dennis A. Watson, Esq.

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Heads-Up Hold 'Em and High Card Flush;
Table Game Rules of Play
Regulation No. 125-192 (# 3114)

 On August 4, 2015, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (Board). This rulemaking amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 677a and 678a. The proposed regulation was published in the August 15, 2015 Pennsylvania Bulletin with public comment period ending on September 14, 2015. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on August 24, 2016.

 This final-form rulemaking establishes rules of play for the table games of World Poker Tour Heads Up Hold 'Em and High Card Flush.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Board (4 P.S. §§ 1202(b)(3) and 13A02(1) and (2)) and the intention of the General Assembly. Having considered all of the other criteria of the Regulatory Review Act, we find promulgation of this regulation is in the public interest.

By Order of the Commission:

 This regulation is approved.

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
October 20, 2016

Commissioners Voting: George D. Bedwick, Chairperson; John F. Mizner, Esq., Vice Chairperson; W. Russell Faber; Murray Ufberg, Esq.; Dennis A. Watson, Esq.

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Three Card Prime; Table Game Rules of Play
Regulation No. 125-195 (# 3124)

 On November 23, 2015, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (Board). This rulemaking amends 58 Pa. Code by adding Chapter 679a. The proposed regulation was published in the December 12, 2015 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending on January 11, 2016. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on August 24, 2016.

 The rulemaking adds a new table game, Three Card Prime, to the complement of games available for patron play in the Commonwealth.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Board (4 Pa.C.S. §§ 1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2)) and the intention of the General Assembly. Having considered all of the other criteria of the Regulatory Review Act, we find promulgation of this regulation is in the public interest.

By Order of the Commission:

 This regulation is approved.

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
October 20, 2016

Commissioners Voting: George D. Bedwick, Chairperson; John F. Mizner, Esq., Vice Chairperson; W. Russell Faber; Murray Ufberg, Esq.; Dennis A. Watson, Esq.

State Board of Private Licensed Schools
Fees
Regulation No. 6-334 (# 3145)

 On March 14, 2016, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the State Board of Private Licensed Schools (Board). This rulemaking amends 22 Pa. Code Chapter 73. The proposed regulation was published in the March 26, 2016 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending on April 25, 2016. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on September 7, 2016.

 This regulation revises the fee structure for biennial licensure or registration renewal fees for private licensed schools and admission representatives. It also increases original school licensure fees, renewal fees and user fees for services provided by the Board.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Board (24 P.S. § 6504(a) and 6510(a)) and the intention of the General Assembly. Having considered all of the other criteria of the Regulatory Review Act, we find promulgation of this regulation is in the public interest.

By Order of the Commission:

 This regulation is approved.

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
October 20, 2016

Commissioners Voting: George D. Bedwick, Chairperson; John F. Mizner, Esq., Vice Chairperson; W. Russell Faber; Murray Ufberg, Esq.; Dennis A. Watson, Esq.

Department of Health
School Immunizations
Regulation No. 10-197 (# 3147)

 On March 29, 2016, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the Department of Health (Department). This rulemaking amends 28 Pa. Code §§ 23.82, 23.83, 23.85 and 23.86. The proposed regulation was published in the April 9, 2016 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending May 9, 2016. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on September 16, 2016.

 This final-form regulation amends school immunization regulations to ensure that children attending school in the Commonwealth are adequately protected against potential outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Department (35 P.S. §§ 521.16(a) and (b)) and the intention of the General Assembly. Having considered all of the other criteria of the Regulatory Review Act, we find promulgation of this regulation is in the public interest.

By Order of the Commission:

 This regulation is approved.

GEORGE D. BEDWICK, 
Chairperson

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1920. Filed for public inspection November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]



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