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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-1028


Recent Actions During the 2014 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[44 Pa.B. 2845]
[Saturday, May 17, 2014]

 The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2014 Regular Session.

Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter
No. Action Number Number Date
2014 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 027 through 040
027Apr 7HB0089PN074460 daysVehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—DARE plate and payments to special funds
028Apr 7HB0316 PN3198 July 1, 2014 Administrative Code of 1929—Department of Health and children's advocacy centers
029 Apr 7 SB0024 PN1795 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments
030Apr 10 SB1181 PN1794 Immediately Fiscal Code—Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund
031Apr 15 HB0431PN3179 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—education and training
032 Apr 15HB0436PN3290 60 daysDomestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—persons required to report suspected child abuse, privileged communications and penalties for failure to report or to refer
033 Apr 15 SB0021 PN1917 Dec 31, 2014 Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—omnibus amendments
034Apr 15 SB0033 PN1644Dec 31, 2014Domestic Relations Code (23 Pa.C.S.)—persons required to report suspected child abuse and protection from employment discrimination
035Apr 18 HB0974PN327660 daysPublic School Code of 1949—automated external defibrillators
036Apr 18 HB1263PN202160 days Vehicle Code (75 Pa.C.S.)—transfer of ownership of vehicles used for human habitation
037Apr 18HB1719 PN3275 60 daysBoroughs and Incorporated Towns (8 Pa.C.S.) and Law and Justice (44 Pa.C.S.)—consolidating The Borough Code
038Apr 18HB1794 PN3278 ImmediatelyVeterans Highway—designation
039 Apr 18 HB1899 PN2763 60 daysJuniata County Veterans Memorial Bridge—designation
040Apr 18SB0267PN185860 days Public School Code of 1949—excuses from attending school

 * 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 $25.

 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 $25, payable to the ''Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.''

Legislative Reference Bureau

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-1028. Filed for public inspection May 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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