THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Recent Actions during the 2009 Regular Session of the General Assembly
[40 Pa.B. 216]
[Saturday, January 9, 2010]
The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2009 Regular Session.
Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter No. Action Number Number Date 2009 GENERAL ACTS OF REGULAR SESSION ENACTED—ACT 053 through 055
053 Dec 17 HB1418 PN2532 Immediately Capital Budget and Project Itemization Act of 2009-2010—enactment 054 Dec 17 SB0047 PN1461 Immediately Public Welfare Code—omnibus amendments 055 Dec 22 SB1070 PN1372 60 days Trooper Joshua D. Miller Memorial Highway—designation 2009 APPROPRIATION ACTS OF REGULAR SESSION ENACTED—ACT 011A through 031A
011A Dec 17 SB1036 PN1451 Immediately University of Pittsburgh—education and general expenses 012A Dec 17 SB1037 PN1452 Immediately Temple University—education and general expenses 013A Dec 17 SB1038 PN1453 Immediately Lincoln University—education and general expenses 014A Dec 17 SB1039 PN1519 Immediately University of Pennsylvania—education and general expenses, University of Pennsylvania Museum apparatus and equipment 015A Dec 17 SB1040 PN1455 Immediately Pennsylvania State University—education and general expenses, Pennsylvania College of Technology 016A Dec 17 SB1093 PN1415 Immediately Drexel University—instruction and student aid 017A Dec 17 SB1094 PN1416 Immediately Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine—instruction in doctor of osteopathy program 018A Dec 17 SB1095 PN1417 Immediately Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine—instruction in doctor of osteopathy program 019A Dec 17 SB1096 PN1418 Immediately Salus University—instructional expenses 020A Dec 17 SB1097 PN1419 Immediately University of the Arts—instruction and student aid 021A Dec 17 SB1098 PN1420 Immediately Johnson Technical Institute of Scranton— operation and maintenance expenses 022A Dec 17 SB1099 PN1421 Immediately Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades—operation and maintenance expenses 023A Dec 17 SB1100 PN1422 Immediately Fox Chase Institute for Cancer Research—operation and maintenance of cancer research program 024A Dec 17 SB1101 PN1423 Immediately Wistar Institute—operation and maintenance expenses and AIDS research 025A Dec 17 SB1102 PN1424 Immediately Central Penn Oncology Group—operation 026A Dec 17 SB1103 PN1425 Immediately Lancaster Cleft Palate—outpatient-inpatient treatment 027A Dec 17 SB1104 PN1426 Immediately Burn Foundation, Philadelphia—outpatient and inpatient treatment 028A Dec 17 SB1105 PN1427 Immediately The Children's Institute—treatment and rehabilitation of certain persons with disabling diseases 029A Dec 17 SB1106 PN1428 Immediately The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia— comprehensive patient care and general maintenance and operation 030A Dec 17 SB1107 PN1429 Immediately Philadelphia Health and Education Corporation—Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing and Health Professions for continuation of pediatric services 031A Dec 17 SB1108 PN1430 Immediately Beacon Lodge Camp—services to the blind
* denotes an effective date with exceptions
Effective Dates of Statutes
The effective dates specified previously 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
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ROBERT W. ZECH, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-49. Filed for public inspection January 8, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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