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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-1105


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 ImmediatelyInstitution of Higher Education Monetary Penalty Endowment Act—enactment
002 Apr 18 SB0066PN0197ImmediatelyCommunity 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 SB0436PN0884Immediately Pennsylvania Election Code—Voting Standards Development Board
007 May 15 SB0623PN0951 60 days Game and Wildlife Code (34 Pa.C.S.)—license requirements and unlawful acts concerning licenses
008 May 21 HB0124PN0742 ImmediatelyIndustrialized 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
010May 21SB0005 PN0967 90 daysCommunity-Based Health Care Act—enactment
011May 23 HB0349 PN035660 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.

Acting Director
Legislative Reference Bureau

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-1105. Filed for public inspection June 21, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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