State-Affiliated Agency Law and Legal Definition

Under the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, a State-Affiliated Agency is defined as: “A Commonwealth authority or a Commonwealth entity. The term includes the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System, the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, the State Public School Building Authority, the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority and the State System of Higher Education. The term does not include any court or other officer or agency of the unified judicial system, the General Assembly and its officers and agencies, any State-related institution, political subdivision or any local, regional or metropolitan transportation authority.” Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of Am. v. A.G. Cullen Constrs., Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89641, 26-27 (W.D. Pa. Sept. 29, 2009)