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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on June 27th

 

1996

 

Community and Economic Development Enhancement Act

 

SB 1353: An Act to enhance community and economic development in this Commonwealth by restructuring certain administrative functions and entities; changing the name of the Department of Commerce to the Department of Community and Economic Development; transferring functions of the Department of Community Affairs into the Department of Community and Economic Development and other agencies; providing for a Deputy Secretary for Community Development in the Department of Community and Economic Development; establishing the Center for Local Government Services and the Local Government Advisory Committee; establishing the Small Business Advocacy Council; conferring powers and duties on the Legislative Reference Bureau; and making repeals.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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

 

2012

 

HB 1913: An Act authorizing abatement of real estate taxes because of destruction or damage of property by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee, or the refund of the amount of such taxes by certain political subdivisions; and authorizing reassessment of properties retroactive to August 1, 2011, and a limited moratorium on the increase of certain real estate taxes.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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

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