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Action Taken by the Commission

[48 Pa.B. 7494]
[Saturday, December 1, 2018]

 The Independent Regulatory Review Commission met publicly at 10 a.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018, and announced the following:

Action Taken—Regulation Approved:

 State Board of Pharmacy # 16A-5431: Naloxone Exceptions (amends 49 Pa. Code §§ 27.18 and 27.19)

 State Board of Massage Therapy # 16A-724: Fees (amends 49 Pa. Code Section 20.3)

 Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission # 57-317: Motor Carrier Age Requirement (amends 52 Pa. Code Section 29.503)

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Approval Order

Public Meeting Held
November 15, 2018

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 Pharmacy
Naloxone Exceptions
Regulation No. 16A-5431 (# 3218)

 On October 10, 2018, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this regulation from the State Board of Pharmacy (Board). This rulemaking amends 49 Pa. Code §§ 27.18 and 27.19. Notice of proposed rulemaking was omitted for this regulation; it will become effective upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 This final-omitted rulemaking allows pharmacists to partner with prisons and drug treatment facilities to make naloxone available to at-risk individuals upon discharge from these facilities.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Board (63 P.S. § 390-6(k)(9) and 45 P.S. § 1204) 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
November 15, 2018

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 Massage Therapy
Fees
Regulation No. 16A-724 (# 3203)

 On June 13, 2018, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the State Board of Massage Therapy (Board). This rulemaking amends 49 Pa. Code Section 20.3. The proposed regulation was published in the June 23, 2018 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending July 23, 2018. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on October 10, 2018.

 This regulation increases the application fee for initial massage therapy licensure from $65 to $100; increases the fee for approval of a continuing education program from $65 to $100; and gradually increases the biennial license renewal fee from $75 to $175 over the next five years.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the Board (63 P.S. § 627.11(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
November 15, 2018

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

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Motor Carrier Age Requirement
Regulation No. 57-317 (# 3185)

 On November 8, 2017, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (Commission) received this proposed regulation from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC). This rulemaking amends 52 Pa. Code Section 29.503. The proposed regulation was published in the November 25, 2017 Pennsylvania Bulletin with a public comment period ending on December 26, 2017. The final-form regulation was submitted to the Commission on September 26, 2018.

 This final-form rulemaking reduces the minimum age requirement for paratransit drivers from 21 to 18 in limited circumstances.

 We have determined this regulation is consistent with the statutory authority of the PUC (66 Pa.C.S.A. §§ 501, 1501 and 2502) 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. 18-1875. Filed for public inspection November 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]



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