Monthly Archives: May 2014

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 31st

 

1718

 

An ACT empowering the Justices to settle the prices of liquors in public houses, and provender for horses in public stables.

 

WHEREAS, it has been the practice of tavern-keepers, alehouse-keepers and inn-holders, to exact excessive rates for their wine, beer, cyder and other liquors, and also provender for horses, without regard to the plenty and cheapness thereof:…

 

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 30th

 

2012

 

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act

 

HB 1610: An Act establishing standards for preventing sudden cardiac arrest and death in student athletes; assigning duties to the Department of Health and the Department of Education; and imposing penalties.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 29th

 

1969

 

First Class City and School District Corporate Net Income Tax Act of 1969

 

HB 714: Authorizing the imposition of a tax on the net income of corporate entities doing business within a city of the first class by any school district of the first class coterminous with a city of the first class for public school purposes under certain condition; providing penalties and validating certain taxes levied in 1968.

 

Approved by Governor Raymond P. Shafer

 

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2012

 

Primary Stroke Center Recognition Act

 

HB 1400: An Act establishing a Statewide stroke system of care by recognizing primary stroke centers and directing the creation of emergency medical services training and transport protocols; and providing for the powers and duties of the Department of Health.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 28th

 

1992

 

HB 314: An Act amending Title 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, placing limitations on investments in companies doing business in or with Northern Ireland.

 

Approved by Governor Robert P. Casey

 

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Today on the Hill

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May 28, 2014

 

9:30 am – Public Employee Retirement Commission

Regular Meeting

 

10:00 am – House Education

Subcommittee on Higher Education

Nova Chemicals, Moon Township, Coraopolis

Public hearing on higher education readiness for career success

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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We have not been able to locate any legislation passed on May 25th to this date, however, the following was passed without a recorded date.

 

1700

 

An ACT against removing of land-marks.

 

For the greater security and certainty of the boundaries of land, Be it enacted, That no person in this province, or counties annexed, shall cut, fell, alter or remove any certain bounded tree, or other allowed land-mark, to the wrong of his neighbor, or any other person, under the penalty of any sum not less than ten pounds.

 

In office: Governor William Penn

 

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 24th

 

1968

 

SB 49: Amending the act of April 29, 1959 (P.L. 58), entitled “An act consolidating and revising the Vehicle Code, the Tractor Code, the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Act and other acts relating to the ownership, possession and use of vehicles and tractors,” providing that it shall be unlawful to operate certain motor vehicles without bumpers.

 

Approved by Governor Raymond P. Shafer

 

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1984

 

Pennsylvania Adoption Cooperative Exchange Act

 

HB 58: An Act creating the Pennsylvania Adoption Cooperative Exchange; prescribing responsibilities; requiring certain agencies to cooperate with the exchange; and providing for regulations and staff.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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We have not been able to locate any historic legislation passed on May 23rd to this point. However, the following was passed without a specific date.

 

1700

 

An ACT for regulating weights and measures.

 

BE it enacted, That in each county of this province and territories there shall be had and obtained, within two years after the making of this law, at the charge of each county, to be paid out of the county levies, standards of brass, for weights and measures, according to the King’s standards for the exchequer;…

 

Passed: Governor William Penn

 

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Today on the Hill

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May 22, 2014

 

9:30 am – House Transportation

Shawnee Inn, The Waring Room, Shawnee on Delaware

Public hearing on the effectiveness of radar as a speed timing device in local communities

 

10:00 am – Independent Regulatory Review Commission

14th Floor Conference Room, Harrisburg

To consider the following regulations:

  • Reg. No. 3029 Board of Coal Mine Safety #7-482: Requirements for High-Voltage Continuous Mining Machines;
  • Reg. No. 3053 PA PUC #57-305: Amending Regulations Regarding Disclosure Statement for Residential and Small Business Customers and the Provision of Notices of Contract Expiration or Changes in Terms for Residential and Small Business Customers;
  • Reg. No. 3054 PA PUC #57-306: Amending Regulations Regarding Standards for Changing a Customer’s Electricity Generation Supplier;
  • Reg. No. 2957 Dept. of Labor and Industry #12-91: Prohibition of Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act Regulations

 

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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on May 22nd

 

2000

 

Area Agency on Aging Services Waiting List Act

 

HB 1099: An Act directing the Department of Aging to conduct a study of area agencies on aging concerning waiting lists for persons in need of lottery-funded services, including, but not limited to, home and community-based long-term care services.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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