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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 18th

 

1794

 

An ACT to prevent the damages which may happen by firing of woods.

 

Passed – In office: Governor Thomas Mifflin

 

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

 

1978

 

SB 598: Permitting any person required to serve as a juror to absent himself from any service or employment in which he is then engaged or employed; prohibiting employers from dismissing or threatening to dismiss such persons; granting such persons civil relief.

 

Approved by Governor Milton J. Shapp

 

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

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