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Legislative Agenda

 

High Priority

Professional Practice

  • Support revisions to the Architects Licensing Act for Mandatory Continuing Education
  • Oppose intrusions on the practice of architecture, including, but not limited to: A/E practice overlap; unlicensed practice of architecture; interior design practice act and title registration; and removal of townhouse from purview of the architect.

Public Contracts

  • Support continuation of the PlanCon program at the PA Department of Education
  • Oppose Public Private Partnerships

Sustainable Communities

  • Support incentives for reinvestment in existing older communities, e.g. City Revitalization and Improvement Zone Act

Medium Priority

Professional Practice

  • Uniform Construction Code (UCC) - monitor and respond to proposed amendments/changes to the UCC and participate in the UCC Collaborative

Sustainable Communities

  • Support high performance building standards for state-funded buildings
  • Support implementation of the state historic preservation tax credit

Low Priority

Professional Practice

  • Monitor and advocate for expungement legislation

Public Contracts

  • Oppose new referenda for school construction
  • Monitor activities concerning public contracts and cooperative agreements
  • Support the modernization of the Separations Act
  • Oppose Prototypical Schools
  • Support Qualifications Based Selection

Sustainable Communities

  • Monitor Property Assessed Clean Energy Program Act