THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Recent Actions during 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly
[43 Pa.B. 3326]
[Saturday, June 22, 2013]
The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during 2013 Regular Session
Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter No. Action Number Number Date 2013 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 001 through 011
001 Feb 20 SB0187 PN0238 Immediately Institution of Higher Education Monetary Penalty Endowment Act—enactment 002 Apr 18 SB0066 PN0197 Immediately Community and Economic Development Enhancement Act—omnibus amendments 003 Apr 25 HB0002 PN0537 Immediately Public School Code of 1949—omnibus amendments 004 May 6 SB0808 PN0837 Immediately The County Code—abolishment of jury commissioner 005 May 15 SB0302 PN0892 60 days Military and Veterans Code (51 Pa.C.S.)—county directors of veterans' affairs 006 May 15 SB0436 PN0884 Immediately Pennsylvania Election Code—Voting Standards Development Board 007 May 15 SB0623 PN0951 60 days Game and Wildlife Code (34 Pa.C.S.)—license requirements and unlawful acts concerning licenses 008 May 21 HB0124 PN0742 Immediately Industrialized Housing Act—omnibus amendments 009 May 21 HB0583 PN0645 Immediately Health and Safety (35 Pa.C.S.)—powers and duties of Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and disbursement of fund amounts by agency 010 May 21 SB0005 PN0967 90 days Community-Based Health Care Act—enactment 011 May 23 HB0349 PN0356 60 days William Raymond Prom Memorial
* 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
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 (Department) 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.
VINCENT C. DELIBERATO, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-1105. Filed for public inspection June 21, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]
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