Monthly Archives: March 2015

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March 31, 2015

 

9:00 – House Finance

Informational meeting to discuss priorities and issues of private entities

 

9:15 – House Consumer Affairs

Informational meeting to hear from representatives of the electric and natural gas industries

 

9:30 – House Commerce

Informational meeting on HB 850

 

9:30 – House Finance

Informational meeting to discuss priorities and issues of private entities

 

9:30 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Revenue/Lottery

 

10:00 – House State Government

To consider: HB 342

 

10:00 – House Judiciary

To consider: HB 34, HB 72, HB 217, HB 272, HB 478

 

10:00 – House Urban Affairs

To consider: HB 11, HB 341, HB 447, HB 648

 

11:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Historical & Museum Commission

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda TBA

 

1:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Transportation

 

3:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Agriculture

 

11:00 – House Session

a daily look at historic legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 31

 

1995 – Special Session 1

 

HB 31:An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for jurisdiction and venue and for summary offenses in relation to juveniles.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 30

 

1982

 

HB 1969: An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for physical therapy services.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

 

1988

 

HB 2061: An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P. L. 177, No. 175), known as “The Administrative Code of 1929,” imposing additional powers and duties on the Department of Transportation relating to the inspection of certain bridges without regard to ownership and directing the Department of Revenue to make certain deductions from county liquid fuel tax allocations; and reenacting, amending and adding provisions relating to domestic violence and rape crisis programs.

 

Approved by Governor Robert Casey

 

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

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March 30, 2015

 

9:30 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Education

 

11:00 – House Insurance

To consider: HB 717

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda TBA

 

1:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Labor & Industry

 

3:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Banking & Securities

 

1:00 – House Session

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 27

 

1980

 

HB 1512: An Act amending the “Second Class County Code,” approved July 28, 1953 (P. L. 723, No. 230), redefining the term of “county employee,” and providing for members of the employee’s retirement system in certain cases.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

 

1986

 

HB 1073: An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for the registration of vehicles, for the licensing of drivers, for the depositing of waste from vehicles upon highways, property and waters, for the nonexclusion of insurance benefits for insureds who are under the influence at the time of an accident and the disposition of certain fines and bail forfeitures; and further providing for speed timing devices.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

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March 26, 2015

 

9:30 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Budget Secretary, Office of the Governor/Executive Offices

 

9:30 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Human Services

 

12:30 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Insurance

 

1:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Community & Economic Development

 

1:30 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Member testimony

 

2:00 – House Judiciary (Philadelphia, PA)

Public hearing on death penalty moratorium

 

3:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of State

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 26

 

1976

 

HB 819: An Act amending the “Tax Reform Code of 1971,” approved March 4, 1971 (P. L. 6, No. 2), providing for a permanent tax exemption number for school districts and intermediate units.

 

Approved by Governor Milton Shapp

 

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

 

 

1992

 

SB 1051: An Act amending the act of February 2, 1966 (1965 P. L. 1860, No. 586), entitled “An act encouraging landowners to make land and water areas available to the public for recreational purposes by limiting liability in connection therewith, and repealing certain acts,” further defining “recreational purpose” to include cave exploration.

 

Approved by Governor Robert Casey

 

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

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 25

 

1981

 

SB 167: An Act amending the act of December 5,1972 (P. L. 1280, No. 284), entitled “Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972,” changing the registration requirements and fees for broker-dealers, investment advisers and agents, eliminating obsolete language relating to consent to service of process requirements and further providing for administrative files.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

 

1982

 

SB 306: An Act amending the act of October 28, 1966 (1st Sp. Sess., P. L. 55, No. 7), entitled “Goods and Services Installment Sales Act,” further providing for applicability of the act, for the contents of contracts, for a certain notice of claims or defenses, for judgments, for service charges and certain fees and eliminating the duty of the Department of Banking to supply rate charts to retail sellers and finance agencies.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

 

1988                       

                                  

HB 668: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the rights of a District Attorney in litigation involving prisoners; further providing for offenses relating to alcohol; providing for drug trafficking to minors; further providing for scattering rubbish; regulating matters relating to the performance and funding of abortions, the protection of women who undergo abortion, and the protection of children subject to abortion; revising the penalties for false reports to law enforcement authorities; making an editorial change; and making repeals.

 

Approved by Robert Casey

 

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

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March 25, 2015

 

9:00 – House Democratic Policy Committee (Erie, PA)

Public hearing on jobs

 

9:30 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Emergency Management Agency/Fire Commissioner

 

9:30 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Environmental Protection

 

11:00 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Office of Open Records

 

1:00 – House Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Human Services

 

1:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – Department of Corrections/Office of Probation and Parole

 

3:00 – Senate Appropriations

Budget Hearing – PA Liquor Control Board

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 24

 

1980

 

HB 1843: An Act designating Stony Creek as a component of the Pennsylvania Wild and Scenic Rivers System in accordance with the Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers Act; providing for cooperation and coordination in its protection and use and for the responsibilities of its management.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

 

1998

 

HB 1757: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, defining the offense of solicitation of minors to traffic drugs.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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