THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Recent Actions During the 2014 Regular Session of the General Assembly
[44 Pa.B. 2845]
[Saturday, May 17, 2014]
The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2014 Regular Session.
Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter No. Action Number Number Date 2014 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 027 through 040
027 Apr 7 HB0089 PN0744 60 days Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—DARE plate and payments to special funds 028 Apr 7 HB0316 PN3198 July 1, 2014 Administrative Code of 1929—Department of Health and children's advocacy centers 029 Apr 7 SB0024 PN1795 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments 030 Apr 10 SB1181 PN1794 Immediately Fiscal Code—Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund 031 Apr 15 HB0431 PN3179 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—education and training 032 Apr 15 HB0436 PN3290 60 days Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—persons required to report suspected child abuse, privileged communications and penalties for failure to report or to refer 033 Apr 15 SB0021 PN1917 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments 034 Apr 15 SB0033 PN1644 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—persons required to report suspected child abuse and protection from employment discrimination 035 Apr 18 HB0974 PN3276 60 days Public School Code of 1949—automated external defibrillators 036 Apr 18 HB1263 PN2021 60 days Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—transfer of ownership of vehicles used for human habitation 037 Apr 18 HB1719 PN3275 60 days Boroughs and Incorporated Towns (8 Pa.C.S.) and Law and Justice (44 Pa.C.S.)—consolidating The Borough Code 038 Apr 18 HB1794 PN3278 Immediately Veterans Highway—designation 039 Apr 18 HB1899 PN2763 60 days Juniata County Veterans Memorial Bridge—designation 040 Apr 18 SB0267 PN1858 60 days Public School Code of 1949—excuses from attending school
* 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 $25.
Requests for annual subscriptions for advance copies of statutes should be sent to the State Bookstore, Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120, accompanied by a check or money order in the sum of $25, payable to the ''Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.''
VINCENT C. DeLIBERATO, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1028. Filed for public inspection May 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]
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