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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 17-1865


Recent Actions during the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[47 Pa.B. 7008]
[Saturday, November 18, 2017]

 The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2017 Regular Session:

Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter
No. Action Number Number Date
2017 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 033 through 054
033 Oct 11 HB0045PN2108 60 daysRight-to-Try Act—enactment
034 Oct 11 HB0103 PN0081 60 daysOfficer Scott L. Bashioum Memorial Bridge—designation
035 Oct 25 HB0176 PN2222 Immediately Pennsylvania Construction Code Act—definitions and application
036 Oct 25 HB0409 PN2155 Immediately* Pennsylvania Construction Code Act—omnibus amendments
037 Oct 25HB1288PN157860 daysVehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—person with disability plate and placard
038 Oct 30 HB0016 PN1056January 1, 2018Local Tax Collection Law—payment and notices of taxes
039Oct 30HB0046PN103360 daysTax Reform Code of 1971—contributions for pediatric cancer research
040Oct 30HB0118PN2256Immediately*Administrative Code of 1929—omnibus amendments
041Oct 30HB0203 PN2519Immediately* Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code (20 Pa.C.S.)—exercise of powers of appointment
042 Oct 30 HB0271PN2652 Immediately*Agriculture Code (3 Pa.C.S.) and Amusements (4 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments
043 Oct 30HB0542PN2598Immediately*Tax Reform Code of 1971—omnibus amendments
044 Oct 30HB0674PN2624Immediately* Fiscal Code—omnibus amendments
045 Oct 30HB0785 PN2632 Immediately Capital Facilities Debt Enabling Act—bonds, issue of bonds and notes, maturity, interest and limitation on redevelopment assistance capital projects and capital budgets
046Oct 30HB0790PN259760 days Agriculture Code (3 Pa.C.S.)—controlled plants and noxious weeds
047Oct 30HB1287PN1562ImmediatelyConveyance—Commonwealth property in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, to the Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Heritage Society
048 Oct 30SB0181PN108660 daysPerformance-based Budgeting and Tax Credit Efficiency Act—enactment
049 Oct 30SB0222PN1264 Immediately Judicial Code (42 Pa.C.S.)—courts of common pleas and Senior Judge Operational Support Grant Program
050 Oct 30 SB0242 PN1227 Immediately* Underground Utility Line Protection Law—omnibus amendments
051 Oct 30 SB0260 PN1220 60 days Crime Victims Act—committee
052 Oct 30 SB0651PN1284 Immediately Capital Budget Project Itemization Act of 2017-2018—enactment
053 Oct 30SB0690 PN084860 days Municipalities (53 Pa.C.S.)—procedure for amendment of charter or optional plan
054 Oct 30SB0691PN0849 60 daysMunicipalities (53 Pa.C.S.)—residency during military service
2017 Appropriation Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 011A through 015A
011A Oct 27 SB0325 PN1021 Immediately University of Pennsylvania—veterinary activities and Center for Infectious Diseases
012A Oct 27 SB0326 PN1059 Immediately Pennsylvania State University—education, general expenses and Agricultural College Land Scrip Fund
013A Oct 27 SB0327 PN1060 Immediately University of Pittsburgh—education, general expenses and rural education outreach
014A Oct 27 SB0328PN0522 Immediately Temple University—education and general expenses
015A Oct 27 SB0329 PN0523Immediately Lincoln University—education and general expenses
2017 Vetoes of Regular Session of Bills—Veto 002
002Oct 19 HB0059PN2255Human Services Code—omnibus amendments

 * denotes an effective date with exceptions

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1865. Filed for public inspection November 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]

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