Disputes. – The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board shall have jurisdiction to determine labor disputes or controversies, except those arising out of interpretation or construction of a collective bargaining agreement containing provision for binding arbitration, between the consolidated or merged municipality and its employees.
Effect on existing law. – Nothing in this section shall prohibit a consolidated or merged municipality from exercising its powers and responsibilities pursuant to provisions of law related to collective bargaining, including, but not limited to, the act of June 24, 1968 (P.L.237, No.111), referred to as the Policemen and Firemen Collective Bargaining Act, and the act of July 23, 1970 (P.L.563, No.195), known as the Public Employe Relations Act.
Section 409. Procedures. (a)
Ordinance book. – After consolidation or merger becomes effective, a new ordinance book shall be used by the municipality, and the first document to be recorded in it shall be the consolidation or merger agreement.
Ordinance codification. – No later than two years after consolidation or merger goes into effect, codification of all the ordinances of the municipality shall be completed. This shall include tabulation or indexing of those ordinances of the component municipalities that are of permanent effect in the consolidated or merged municipality.
Vesting of rights, privileges, property and obligations. – All rights, privileges and franchises of each component municipality and all property belonging to each component municipality shall be vested in the consolidated or merged municipality. The title to real estate vested in any of those municipalities shall not revert or be in any way impaired by reason of the consolidation or merger. All liens and rights of creditors shall be preserved. Agreements and contracts shall remain in force. Debts, liabilities and duties of each of the municipalities shall be attached to the consolidated or merged municipality and may be enforced against it.
Sections 401 through 407 were repealed with the passage of the Municipal Consolidation and Merger Act. For subject matter on the repealed sections please see 53 Pa.C.S.A. 731 - 741.
Subchapter B. Economic Assistance Section 421. (Repealed 1992 P.L. 336, No. 69.)
Section 422. (Repealed 1992 P.L.336, No. 69.)
Section 423. (Repealed 1992 P.L.336, No. 69.)
Act 47 of Pennsylvania for Distressed Municipalities