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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-627


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 ofBillPrinter'sEffectiveSubject Matter
No.Action Number NumberDate
2016 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 009 through 011
009Mar 25HB0838 PN265660 daysHonorable 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
010Mar 25HB1296PN255360 daysInvestment of public corporation or authority funds
011 Mar 30SB1064PN1402Immediately 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 28HB1801PN2968 ImmediatelySupplement to the General Appropriation Act of 2015
002A Mar 29SB0912 PN1415Immediately* Pennsylvania State University—general support and Pennsylvania College of Technology
003AMar 29SB0913 PN1416Immediately* University of Pennsylvania—veterinary activities and Center for Infectious Diseases
004A Mar 29SB0914PN1417Immediately* Temple University—general support
005A Mar 29SB0915 PN1418Immediately*University of Pittsburgh—general support and rural education outreach
006A Mar 29SB0916PN1419Immediately*Lincoln University—general support
2016 Vetoes of Regular Session of Bills—Veto 001
001Mar 25HB1327 PN2969Immediately 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

 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 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.''

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-627. Filed for public inspection April 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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