Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 30

 

1986

 

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

 

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April 29, 2015

 

9:15 – House Consumer Affairs

Public hearing on HB 48

 

10:00 – House Health (Pittsburgh, PA)

Joint public hearing with the House Judiciary Committee on medical cannabis protocols in other states

 

10:00 – House Judiciary (Pittsburgh, PA)

Joint public hearing with the House Health Committee on medical cannabis protocols in other states

 

2:00- House Democratic Policy Committee (Wilkinsburg, PA)

Public hearing on pre-k funding

 

2:00 – House Gaming Oversight (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

Public hearing on how to keep PA’s casinos competitive, current revenue from tables vs. slots, changes to improve revenue, casino ownership and fantasy sports proposed legislation

 

6:00 – Senate Urban Affairs and Housing (Monongahela, PA)

Public hearing on neighborhood blight and revitalization

 

7:00 – Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness (Adamsburg, PA)

Public hearing on volunteer fire companies – recruitment and retention efforts

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 29

 

1982

 

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

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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1988

 

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 Casey

 

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1994

 

HB 290: An Act providing for the preservation of historic burial places and tombs, monuments and gravestones; and imposing penalties.

 

Approved by Governor Robert Casey

 

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April 28, 2015

 

9:30 – House Select Committee

Public hearing to be held pursuant to HR 102

 

10:00 – Senate Judiciary (Blue Bell, PA)

Public hearing on best practices for law enforcement

 

11:00 – Senate Democratic Policy Committee (Reading, PA)

Roundtable discussion on employment and workforce challenges for individuals with criminal records

 

2:00 – House Democratic Policy Committee (Johnstown, PA)

Public hearing on education and property tax reduction

 

2:00 – House Gaming Oversight (Mount Pocono, PA)

Public hearing on how to keep PA’s casinos competitive, current revenue from tables vs. slots, changes to improve revenue, casino ownership and fantasy sports proposed legislation

 

5:00 – House Transportation (Philadelphia, PA)

Informational meeting on the Philadelphia Parking Authority legislative agenda

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 28

 

1978

 

HB 3: An Act 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 Shapp

 

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 27

 

1982

 

SB 1122: An Act amending the act of June 14, 1961 (P. L. 324, No. 188), entitled “The Library Code,” redefining municipal officers and further providing for taxation and appropriations by municipalities for local libraries.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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1990

 

SB 1310: An Act amending Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, clarifying the fiduciary obligations of directors of corporations and other associations; clarifying certain definitions; adding provisions relating to control-share acquisitions; and providing for disgorgement by certain controlling shareholders following attempts to acquire control of certain corporations, for severance compensation for employees terminated following certain control-share acquisitions and for the effect of business combination transactions on labor contracts.

 

Approved by Governor Robert Casey

 

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 24

 

1978

 

HB 2192: A Supplement to the act of December 22, 1977 (No. 102), entitled “An act providing for the capital budget for the fiscal year 1977-1978,” itemizing emergency highway improvement projects to be acquired or constructed by the Department of Transportation, together with their estimated financial cost; authorizing the incurring of debt without the approval of the electors for the purpose of financing the projects to be acquired by the Department of Transportation, stating the estimated useful life of the projects, and making an appropriation.

 

Approved by Governor Milton Shapp

 

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2006

 

HB 1820: An Act providing compensation to persons in active service in connection with the Persian Gulf Conflict or their beneficiaries; authorizing the incurring of indebtedness and the issue and sale of bonds by the Commonwealth for the payment of compensation contingent upon electorate approval; creating a special fund in the State Treasury to be known as the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Compensation Bond Fund; imposing powers and duties on the Department of General Services; making appropriations; and making a related repeal.

 

Approved by Governor Ed Rendell

 

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