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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-1127


Recent Actions during the 2011 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[41 Pa.B. 3718]
[Saturday, July 9, 2011]

 The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2011 Regular Session

Doc. Date of Bill Printer's Effective Subject Matter
No. Action Number Number Date
001 Apr 25HB0377PN1520 Immediately* Pennsylvania Construction Code—Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council, revised or successor codes and exemptions
002 May 13SB0265PN0242 ImmediatelyCoal and Gas Resource Coordination Act—omnibus amendments
003May 13SB0916 PN0949 ImmediatelyPennsylvania Election Code—Voting Standards Development Board
004May 27SB0199 PN0170ImmediatelyCM Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger Memorial Highway—designation
005 Jun 15 HB0218PN0168 60 daysKorean War Veterans Memorial Highway- designation
006Jun 17SB1030PN1365Immediately* Unemployment Compensation Law—omnibus amendments
* denotes an effective date with exceptions

Effective Dates of Statutes

 The effective dates specified previously for laws and appropriation acts were contained in the applicable law or appropriation act. Where no date is specified or where the effective date specified is prior to the date of enactment, the effective date is 60 days after final enactment except for statutes making appropriations or affecting budgets of political subdivisions. See 1 Pa.C.S. §§ 1701—1704 (relating to effective dates of statutes).

Advance Copies of Statutes

 Section 1106 of Title 1 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes provides that the prothonotaries of each county shall file advance copies of statutes in their offices for public inspection until the Laws of Pennsylvania are generally available. Section 2406(h) of The Administrative Code of 1929 provides that the Department of General Services (Department) shall distribute advance sheets of the Laws of Pennsylvania to each law judge of the courts, to every county and public library of this Commonwealth and to each member of the General Assembly. These copies shall be furnished without charge. The Department shall also mail one copy of each law enacted during any legislative session to any person who pays to it the sum of $20.

 Requests for annual subscriptions for advance copies of statutes should be sent to the State Bookstore-PHMC, Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0053, accompanied by a check or money order in the sum of $20, payable to the ''Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.''

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-1127. Filed for public inspection July 8, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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