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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-1922


Recent Actions During the 2008 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[38 Pa.B. 5842]
[Saturday, October 25, 2008]

   The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during 2008 Regular Session.

Doc. Date of Bill Printer's EffectiveSubject Matter
No. Action NumberNumberDate
087Oct 8SB0684PN247590 days Public Health Child Death Review Act-- enactment
088 Oct 8 SB0884 PN243360 daysMunicipalities Generally (53 Pa.C.S.)-- restricting municipalities from regulating amateur radio service communications
089 Oct 8 SB0908PN237460 daysAuctioneer and Auction Licensing Act-- auctioneer and apprentice auctioneer licenses
090Oct 8 SB1019PN171160 daysBoard of Vehicles Act--omnibus amendments
091 Oct 8 SB1023 PN135060 days Acupuncture Registration Act--redesignating registration as licensure
092 Oct 8 SB1093 PN2038Immediately Municipal Police Pension Law--applicability of certain benefit provisions for certain beneficiaries
093 Oct 8SB1225PN2413Immediately Health and Safety (35 Pa.C.S.)--intra- state mutual aid
094 Oct 8SB1308PN2416ImmediatelyConveyance--Commonwealth property located in Solebury Township, Bucks County and City of Philadelphia
095Oct 8SB1376PN196260 days Repealing act to incorporate and endow an academy or public school in the Town of York and for other purposes
096Oct 8SB1503 PN2474ImmediatelyHighway-Railroad and Highway Bridge Capital Budget Supplemental Act for 2008-2009--enactment

   *  denotes an effective date with exceptions

Effective Dates of Statutes

   The effective dates specified previously 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 (Department) 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. 08-1922. Filed for public inspection October 24, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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