Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 30th

 

1986

 

Charitable Organization Reform Act

 

HB 1970: An Act relating to charitable organizations; requiring the registration of such organizations; and regulating the solicitation of money and property by or on behalf of charitable organizations.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

Today on the Hill

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April 30, 2014

 

9:00 am – House State Government

Informational meeting on legislation pertaining to Executive Sessions and HB 1671

 

9:15 am – House Local Government

Public hearing on HB 161

 

9:15 am – House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

To consider: HR 649, SB 403, SB 707, SB 923, SB 1115

 

9:30 am – House Aging and Older Adult Services

Informational meeting on HB 2142

 

9:30 am – House Education

To consider: HB 1213, HB 2049, HB 2076, HB 2124

 

9:30 am – Senate Finance

Public hearing on recent sales and use tax collections and on proposed amendment to SB 76

 

10:00 am – House Consumer Affairs

To consider: HB 1365, HB 1852, HB 2030, HB 2041, HB 2104, SB 1077

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

To consider: HB 942, HB 1801

 

Off the floor – House Transportation

To consider: HB 1135, HB 1933, HB 2012, HB 2062, HB 2072, SB 1159, HB 2171

To rerefer: HB 2047

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 29th

 

1982

 

HB 1351: An Act selecting, designating and adopting milk as the official beverage of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

 

1988

 

Flagship of Pennsylvania Act

 

HB 1071: An Act imposing powers and duties on the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission with respect to the observance of naval and maritime history celebrations; establishing an official arboretum of Pennsylvania; establishing an official flagship for the Commonwealth; and providing for interagency cooperation.

 

Approved by Governor Robert P. Casey

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

Today on the Hill

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April 29, 2014

 

9:00 am – House Commerce

To consider: HB 2167, HB 2009

 

9:30 am – House Children and Youth

Public hearing on SB 27

 

9:30 am – House Insurance

To consider: HR 799

 

9:30 am – Senate Consumer Protection & Prof. Licensure

Public hearing to discuss electric retail market practices

 

10:00 am – House Judiciary

To consider: HB 1537, HB 2007, HB 2107, SB 601

 

10:00 am – House Labor and Industry

To consider: HB 2066, HB 2079

 

10:00 am – Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

To consider: SB 1129, SB 1224

 

10:30 am – Senate Judiciary

Public hearing on SB 1215

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda to be announced

 

Off the floor – House Transportation

To consider: HB 1818, HB 2068, HB 2092, HB 2093, HB 2099, SB 1066, SB 1186, HB 620, HB 621, HB 619

Today on the Hill

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April 28, 2014

 

10:30 am – Senate State Government

Public hearing to discuss gift ban legislation

 

11:00 am – House Human Services

Informational meeting on Pennsylvanian’s who lack health insurance coverage

 

12:00 pm – House Game and Fisheries

To consider HB 2143, HB 2169, HB 2178

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

To consider HB 1652, HB 1653, HB 2083, HB 2135, HB 2136

 

Off the floor – Senate Appropriations

To consider SB 1180, SB 1194, SB 1316

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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April 28th

 

1978 

 

Pennsylvania Appalachian Trail Act

 

HB 3: Authorizing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through the Department of Environmental Resources, to enter into such agreements and to acquire such interest as may be necessary to establish, protect and maintain the Appalachian Trail, and providing for the establishment, protection and maintenance of such trail.

 

Approved by Governor Milton J. Shapp

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

 

1999

 

Mental Health or Mental Retardation Facility Closure Act

 

HB 319: An Act requiring public hearings before closing State mental health or mental retardation facilities.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

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April 27th

 

1965

 

HB 375: Providing for the observance of April 15 of each year as Local Government Day.

 

Approved by Governor William W. Scranton

 

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1966

 

Bituminous Mine Subsidence and Land Conservation Act of 1966

 

HB 13: To protect the public health, welfare and safety by regulating the mining of bituminous coal; declaring the existence of a public interest in the support of surface structures; forbidding damage to specified classes of existing structures from the mining of bituminous coal; requiring permits, and in certain circumstances bonds, for the mining of bituminous coal…

 

Approved by Governor William W. Scranton

 

For the full version of this piece of legislation click here.

 

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We have not been able to find any legislation passed on April 26th to date, however, the following was passed and not recorded with a specific date.

 

Passed in 1705

 

An ACT against riots and rioters.

 

BE it enacted, That if any persons, to the number of three or more, shall meet together with clubs, staves, or any other hurtful weapons, to the terror of any peaceable people or inhabitants of this province, and shall commit, or design to commit, violence or injury upon the person or goods of any of the said inhabitants, and shall be convicted thereof, such persons shall be reputed and punished as rioters, according to the laws of England; and such act of terror or violence, or design of violence, shall be deemed and accounted a riot.

 

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 25th

 

2013

 

HB 2: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, establishing the Special Education Funding Commission; in reimbursements by the Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for definitions; and providing for the distribution of special education funding for student achievement and instruction of eligible students and for special education accountability.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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