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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-1307


Recent Actions during the 2006 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[36 Pa.B. 3643]
[Saturday, July 15, 2006]

   The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2006 Regular Session.

Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter
No. Action Number Number Date
050 Jun 29HB0901 PN3978 60 days Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)--motorcycle lighting
051 Jun 29 HB1580 PN4009 60 days Agriculture Code (3 Pa.C.S.)--regulation of Cervidae livestock operations
052 Jun 29 HB1637PN4229 Jan. 1, 2007 Mechanics' Lien Law of 1963--omnibus amendments
053 Jun 29HB2026 PN2803 60 daysSpecialist Mike Franklin Memorial Bridge--designation
054 Jun 29 HB2210 PN3074 60 days Sergeant William V. Fernandez Highway--designation
055 Jun 29HB2315 PN3276 60 days Transportation (74 Pa.C.S.)--Aviation Advisory Committee reappointments
056 Jun 29 HB2457 PN3569 30 days Sergeant Donald S. Oaks Memorial Bridge--designation
057 Jun 29HB2468 PN4279 Immediately Highway Capital Budget Project Itemization Act of 2005-2006--enactment
058 Jun 29SB0235 PN1261 60 days Professional Nursing Law--continuing nursing education
059 Jun 29 SB0303 PN1780 60 days Judicial Code (42 Pa.C.S.)--constables' fees
060 Jun 29 SB0601 PN1791 180 days Privacy of Social Security Numbers Law-- enactment
061 Jun 29 SB1056 PN1809 ImmediatelyVehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)--commercial driver's license requirements and operation of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles by persons under sixteen years of age
062 Jun 29SB1068 PN1467 Immediately Conveyance--Commonwealth property in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County
001 Jun 27 HB0039 PN0093 ImmediatelyTaxpayer Relief Act--enactment

   *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 $20.

   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 $20, payable to the ''Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.''

Legislative Reference Bureau

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1307. Filed for public inspection July 14, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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