Laws & Procedures

County Laws & Procedures

The Department of Weights and Measures follows the guidelines set by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Pennsylvania State Legislature. Handbook 44 and Handbook 130 is developed and distributed NIST. The state legislature has passed Act 155 and Act 70 enforcing regulations for the State of Pennsylvania. It is the responsibility of the Sealer of Weights and Measures to see these regulations are followed.