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Historic Legislation Passed on March 20




HB 1179: An Act amending the act of August 10, 1951 (P. L. 1189, No. 265), entitled, as amended, “An act regulating the appointment, promotion, suspension, reduction, removal and reinstatement of employes (except superintendents, assistant superintendents, inspectors, chief clerks and school guards) in bureaus of police in cities of the second class; and defining the powers and duties of civil service commissions in such cities for such purposes,” further providing for positions in the competitive class of the civil service, for examinations, for reinstatement of employees, for eligibility for promotion and appointment, for filling vacancies, for the composition of police trial boards, for removal, discharge and suspension, and for reductions in force.


Approved by Governor Robert Casey


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SB 492: An Act providing for real estate broker liens in the amount of compensation due for services rendered by the broker in connection with certain real estate transactions.

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge


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