not  have  happened  without  the

 commitment  of  Representative  Maloney,  Senator  Lisa  Baker,  and  Governor  Corbett.    It’s  clear  that  the

 legislature  and  our  Governor  understand  how  important  home  building

 is  to  the  economy.”

Act  41  addresses  the  environmental  impacts  of  on-lot  septic  systems  and,  by

 acknowledging  the  compliance  of  these  systems,  will  save  billions  in  additional  costs  to  the  construction  industry.

Chartered  in  1952,  the  Pennsylvania  Builders

 Association  is  a  nonprofit  professional  trade  organization  representing  nearly  6,000  member-

companies  from  across  the  commonwealth.  PBA  members  and  their

 employees  include  builders, remodelers,  material  suppliers, subcontractors,  consultants,  lendinginstitutions,  utilities  and  othersinvolved  in  the  housing  industry.

 PBA  serves  its  membership  byproviding  proactive  leadership  onstate  regulatory  and  legislative  issuesand  by  offering  products  and  servicesto  its  38  local  associations  and  chaptersthat  enhance  the  effectiveness  andprofessionalism  of  its  members.  PBAserves  Pennsylvania  communitiesand  consumers  through  its  steadfastefforts  to  protect  homeownershiprights  and  advocate  for  affordablehousing  options.  PBA  is  affiliatedwith  the  National  Association  ofHome  Builders.