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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 21-1724



Recent Actions during the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[51 Pa.B. 6513]
[Saturday, October 16, 2021]

 The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2021 Regular Session:

Date of
Printer's Number Effective Date Subject Matter
2021 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 071 through 073
071  Sep 30H0184  PN1884  60 days Crimes Code (18 Pa.C.S.) and Judicial Code (42 Pa.C.S.)—offense of causing or aiding suicide and definitions
072 Sep 30 H1774 PN2149 Immediately  Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions Program (ABC-MAP) Act—access to prescription information, expiration and making an editorial change
073 Sep 30 H1861 PN2200Immediately Administrative Code of 1929—temporary regulatory flexibility authority and definitions

 * denotes an effective date with exceptions

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-1724. Filed for public inspection October 15, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]

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