THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Recent Actions during the 2016 Regular Session of the General Assembly
[46 Pa.B. 1894]
[Saturday, April 16, 2016]
The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2016 Regular Session:
Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter No. Action Number Number Date 2016 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 009 through 011 009 Mar 25 HB0838 PN2656 60 days Honorable Nicholas A. Micozzie Bridge, United States Navy Petty Officer 1st Class A. Louis DeLancey Memorial Highway and Officers Luke Arlington Conner and J. Horace Callaghan Memorial Highway—designations 010 Mar 25 HB1296 PN2553 60 days Investment of public corporation or authority funds 011 Mar 30 SB1064 PN1402 Immediately Transferring roads between Hanover Township, Lehigh County and the Department of Transportation 2016 Appropriation Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 001A through 006A
001A Mar 28 HB1801 PN2968 Immediately Supplement to the General Appropriation Act of 2015 002A Mar 29 SB0912 PN1415 Immediately* Pennsylvania State University—general support and Pennsylvania College of Technology 003A Mar 29 SB0913 PN1416 Immediately* University of Pennsylvania—veterinary activities and Center for Infectious Diseases 004A Mar 29 SB0914 PN1417 Immediately* Temple University—general support 005A Mar 29 SB0915 PN1418 Immediately* University of Pittsburgh—general support and rural education outreach 006A Mar 29 SB0916 PN1419 Immediately* Lincoln University—general support 2016 Vetoes of Regular Session of Bills—Veto 001
001 Mar 25 HB1327 PN2969 Immediately Fiscal Code—implementation of 2015-2016 budget
* denotes an effective date 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
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VINCENT C. DeLIBERATO, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-627. Filed for public inspection April 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]
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