THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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 HB0045 PN2108 60 days Right-to-Try Act—enactment 034 Oct 11 HB0103 PN0081 60 days Officer 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 25 HB1288 PN1578 60 days Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—person with disability plate and placard 038 Oct 30 HB0016 PN1056 January 1, 2018 Local Tax Collection Law—payment and notices of taxes 039 Oct 30 HB0046 PN1033 60 days Tax Reform Code of 1971—contributions for pediatric cancer research 040 Oct 30 HB0118 PN2256 Immediately* Administrative Code of 1929—omnibus amendments 041 Oct 30 HB0203 PN2519 Immediately* Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code (20 Pa.C.S.)—exercise of powers of appointment 042 Oct 30 HB0271 PN2652 Immediately* Agriculture Code (3 Pa.C.S.) and Amusements (4 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments 043 Oct 30 HB0542 PN2598 Immediately* Tax Reform Code of 1971—omnibus amendments 044 Oct 30 HB0674 PN2624 Immediately* Fiscal Code—omnibus amendments 045 Oct 30 HB0785 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 046 Oct 30 HB0790 PN2597 60 days Agriculture Code (3 Pa.C.S.)—controlled plants and noxious weeds 047 Oct 30 HB1287 PN1562 Immediately Conveyance—Commonwealth property in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, to the Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Heritage Society 048 Oct 30 SB0181 PN1086 60 days Performance-based Budgeting and Tax Credit Efficiency Act—enactment 049 Oct 30 SB0222 PN1264 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 SB0651 PN1284 Immediately Capital Budget Project Itemization Act of 2017-2018—enactment 053 Oct 30 SB0690 PN0848 60 days Municipalities (53 Pa.C.S.)—procedure for amendment of charter or optional plan 054 Oct 30 SB0691 PN0849 60 days Municipalities (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 SB0328 PN0522 Immediately Temple University—education and general expenses 015A Oct 27 SB0329 PN0523 Immediately Lincoln University—education and general expenses 2017 Vetoes of Regular Session of Bills—Veto 002
002 Oct 19 HB0059 PN2255 Human Services Code—omnibus amendments
* denotes an effective date with exceptions
Effective Dates of Statutes
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VINCENT C. DeLIBERATO, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1865. Filed for public inspection November 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]
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