THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Recent Actions during the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly
[49 Pa.B. 3595]
[Saturday, July 13, 2019]
The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2019 Regular Session:
Doc. No. Date of Action Bill
Printer's Number Effective
Subject Matter 2019 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 006 through 013
006 Jun 12 HB0275 PN0246 60 days Municipalities Financial Recovery Act—program objectives, authorization and limitation of status 007 Jun 12 SB0115 PN0659 60 days Public School Code of 1949—cardiopulmonary resuscitation education 008 Jun 12 SB0441 PN0439 60 days Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle and Tosca Memorial Bridge—designation 009 Jun 19 HB0619 PN0614 Immediately June 19 as ''Juneteenth National Freedom Day''—designation and holiday observance 010 Jun 21 HB0223 PN1975 Immediately Conveyance—Commonwealth property in Asylum Township, Bradford County, to French Azilum, Inc. 011 Jun 21 SB0043 PN0020 60 days J. Edward ''Hutch'' Hutchinson Memorial Bypass—designation 012 Jun 28 HB0033 PN2182 Immediately* Human Services Code—omnibus amendments 013 Jun 28 HB0262 PN2266 Immediately* Tax Reform Code of 1971—omnibus amendments 2019 Appropriation Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 001A through 015A
001A Jun 28 HB0790 PN2215 Immediately* General Appropriation Act of 2019—enactment 002A Jun 28 HB1350 PN2233 Immediately* Pennsylvania State University—education, general expenses and Agricultural College Land Scrip Fund 003A Jun 28 HB1351 PN2234 Immediately* University of Pittsburgh—education, general expenses and rural education outreach 004A Jun 28 HB1352 PN2235 Immediately* Temple University—education and general expenses 005A Jun 28 HB1353 PN2236 Immediately* Lincoln University—education and general expenses 006A Jun 28 HB1354 PN2237 Immediately* University of Pennsylvania—veterinary activities and Center for Infectious Diseases 007A Jun 28 SB0235 PN0986 Immediately* Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs—operation of professional licensure boards 008A Jun 28 SB0236 PN0987 Immediately* Department of Labor and Industry and Department of Community and Economic Development—expenses for Workers' Compensation Act, Pennsylvania Occupational Disease Act and Office of Small Business Advocate 009A Jun 28 SB0237 PN0988 Immediately* Office of Small Business Advocate—operation 010A Jun 28 SB0238 PN0989 Immediately* Office of Consumer Advocate—operation 011A Jun 28 SB0239 PN0990 Immediately* Public School Employees' Retirement Board—administrative expenses, etc. 012A Jun 28 SB0240 PN0991 Immediately* State Employees' Retirement Board—administrative expenses, etc. 013A Jun 28 SB0241 PN1016 Immediately* Philadelphia Parking Authority—operation 014A Jun 28 SB0242 PN0993 Immediately* Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission—operation 015A Jun 28 SB0243 PN0994 Immediately* Gaming Control Appropriation Act of 2019—enactment 2019 Joint Resolutions of Regular Session Passed—JR 001
001 Jun 19 HB0276 PN0284 Constitution of Pennsylvania—rights of victims of crime 2019 Vetoes of Regular Session of Bills—Veto 001
001 Jun 18 HB0800 PN1676 Public School Code of 1949—limitations
* denotes an effective date with exceptions
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VINCENT C. DeLIBERATO, Jr.,
Legislative Reference Bureau
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1050. Filed for public inspection July 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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