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PA Bill Number: HB1334

Title: Further providing for definitions, for rules for licensing and operation and for penalties.

Description: Further providing for definitions, for rules for licensing and operation and for penalties. ...

Last Action: Laid on the table

Last Action Date: Jul 13, 2016

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