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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on March 21

 

1808

 

An Act to fix the number of senators, form the state into districts, and determine the portion to be allotted to each; also to fix the number of representatives for the city and the several counties of the Commonwealth, in pursuance of the provisions of the Constitution.

 

Approved – In office: Governor Thomas McKean

 

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1986

 

Private Prison Moratorium and Study Act

HB 307: An Act imposing a moratorium on the operation of private prisons and creating a legislative task force to conduct an investigation of the feasibility of private prisons.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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