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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-2080


Recent Actions During the 1999 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[29 Pa.B. 6235]

   The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 1999 Regular Session.

1999 ACTS--ACTS 48 through 56

1999-48Nov. 23HB8PN2625Immediately*Public School Code of 1949--omnibus amendments
1999-49Nov. 24HB115PN2679Immediately*General Local Government Code (53 Pa.C.S.)--municipal police education and training and municipal ordinances application limitation
1999-50Nov. 24HB518PN262660 daysDomestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)--county agency protective services for high risk abused children
1999-51Nov. 24HB1981PN2628ImmediatelyPennsylvania Election Code--election district alteration and data reporting and year 2000 primary election date
1999-52Nov. 24SB405PN138490 daysMedical Consent Act--enactment
1999-53Nov. 24SB504PN1489ImmediatelyHighway-Railroad and Highway Bridge Capital Budget Supplemental Act for 2000--enactment
1999-54Nov. 24SB670PN1502ImmediatelyPrescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers Act--enactment
1999-55Nov. 24SB798PN148260 daysControlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, The--controlled substance schedules and penalties
1999-56Nov. 24SB983PN1488ImmediatelyConveyance--Commonwealth properties in Mercer, Dauphin and Venango counties
*  With exceptions

Effective Dates of Statutes

   The effective dates specified above for laws and appropriation acts were contained in the applicable law or appropriation act. Where no date is specified or where the effective date specified is prior to the date of enactment, the effective date is 60 days after final enactment except for statutes making appropriations or affecting budgets of political subdivisions. See 1 Pa.C.S. §§ 1701--1704 (relating to effective dates of statutes).

Advance Copies of Statutes

   Section 1106 of Title 1 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes provides that the prothonotaries of each county shall file advance copies of statutes in their offices for public inspection until the Laws of Pennsylvania are generally available. Section 2406(h) of The Administrative Code of 1929 provides that the Department of General Services shall distribute advance sheets of the Laws of Pennsylvania to each law judge of the courts, to every county and public library of this Commonwealth and to each member of the General Assembly. These copies shall be furnished without charge. The Department shall also mail one copy of each law enacted during any legislative session to any person who pays to it the sum of $20.

   Requests for annual subscriptions for advance copies of statutes should be sent to the State Bookstore, State Records Center Building, 1825 Stanley Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17103, accompanied by a check or money order in the sum of $20, payable to the ''Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.''

Legislative Reference Bureau

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-2080. Filed for public inspection December 10, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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