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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 5th

 

1793

 

An ACT to appoint and authorize trustees to build a court-house, and offices for preserving the records of the county of Dauphin, on the lot of land laid out for that purpose in the borough of Harrisburgh, and to appropriate the money now in the treasury of the said county, with the emoluments of the Harrisburgh ferry, to discharge the expenses thereof.

 

Passed – In office: Governor Thomas Mifflin

 

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1973

 

HB 47: Amending the act of May 31, 1893 (P.L.188, No.138), entitled, “An act designating the days and half days to be observed as legal holidays, and for the payment, acceptance and protesting of bills, notes, drafts, checks and other negotiable paper on such days,” providing that Veterans’ Day shall be observed on the eleventh day of November.

 

Approved by Governor Milton J. Shapp

 

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