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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 8th

 

1982

 

HB 720: An Act amending the “Public Welfare Code,” approved June 13, 1967 (P. L. 31, No. 21), further providing for the expedited implementation of regulations governing Federally subsidized programs; expanding the investigative powers of the department; changing and restricting the qualifications for recipients of general welfare payments, aid for dependent children; medical assistance and other forms of payments; redefining needy persons; providing for public work service projects; changing hearing procedures; further providing for eligibility for certain assistance payments; providing penalties and increasing certain fines; providing for the privacy of certain Federal assistance; and authorizing the use of certain records.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

 

1982

 

HB 1813: An Act amending the “Pennsylvania Human Relations Act,” approved October 27, 1955 (P. L. 744, No. 222), providing for the use of guide dogs because of deafness of the user.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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

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