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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-1067



Recent Actions during the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly

[53 Pa.B. 4960]
[Saturday, August 12, 2023]

 The following is a summary of recent actions of the General Assembly during the 2023 Regular Session:

Date of
Subject Matter
2023 General Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 004 through 006
004Jul 5S0202PN008360 daysMunicipal Claim and Tax Lien Law—omnibus amendments
005Jul 5S0262PN083390 daysMaternal Mortality Review Act—Maternal Mortality Review Committee and purpose and duties of committee
006Jul 11H1031PN104760 daysRepresentative Garth Everett Muncy Access Area—designation
2023 Appropriation Acts of Regular Session Enacted—Act 002 through 010
002Jul 11H0614PN1682Immediately Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs—operation of professional licensure boards
003Jul 11H0615PN1124Immediately Department of Labor and Industry and Department of Community and Economic Development—expenses for Workers' Compensation Act, Pennsylvania Occupational Disease Act and Office of Small Business Advocate
004Jul 11H0616PN1683Immediately Office of Small Business Advocate—operation
005Jul 11H0617PN1126Immediately Office of Consumer Advocate—operation
006Jul 11H0618PN1684Immediately Public School Employees' Retirement Board—administrative expenses, etc.
007Jul 11H0619PN1685Immediately State Employees' Retirement Board—administrative expenses, etc.
008 Jul 11H0620 PN1129Immediately  Philadelphia Parking Authority—operation
009 Jul 11H0621PN1130ImmediatelyPennsylvania Public Utility Commission—operation
010Jul 11H0622PN1686Immediately Gaming Control Appropriation Act of 2023—enactment

* denotes an effective date with exceptions

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[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1067. Filed for public inspection August 11, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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