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PA Bill Number: SB290

Title: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary.

Description: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary. ...

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: Jan 31, 2023

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Proposed Pennsylvania Senate Legislation

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SR5

Title: Adopting Ethical Conduct Rules of the Senate.

Description: A Resolution adopting Ethical Conduct Rules of the Senate.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS (27-21)

Last Action Date: January 3, 2023

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SR11

Title: Recognizing the month of January 2023 as "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2023 as "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SR16

Title: Proposing a special rule of practice and procedure in the Senate when sitting on impeachment trials.

Description: A Resolution proposing a special rule of practice and procedure in the Senate when sitting on impeachment trials.

Last Action: Adopted (28-20)

Last Action Date: January 11, 2023

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SR23

Title: Recognizing the week of February 1 through 7, 2023, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Description: A Resolution recognizing the week of February 1 through 7, 2023, as "Gun Violence Survivors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Last Action: Referred to RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB40

Title: In preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in registration system, further providing for departmental responsibilities and for SURE system; in voter registration, further providing for methods of voter registration and for application with driver's license application, providing for Commonwealth agencies and other entities and further providing for preparation and distribution of applications and for approval of registration applications; and providing for privacy and security standards for voter registration in this Commonwealth.

Description: An Act amending Title 25 (Elections) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in registration system, further providing for departmental responsibilities and for SURE system; in voter registration, further providing for methods of voter registration and for application with driver's license application, providing for Commonwealth agencies and other entities and further providing for preparation and distribution of applications and for approval of registration applications; and providing for privacy and security standards for voter registration in this Commonwealth.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB48

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons and for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in assault, further providing for assault of law enforcement officer and for discharge of firearm into an occupied structure; in theft and related offenses, further providing for definitions; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for prohibiting of paramilitary training; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for prohibited conduct during emergency, providing for 3-D printed firearms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for firearm sales surcharge, for registration of firearms, for licensing of dealers and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons and for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in assault, further providing for assault of law enforcement officer and for discharge of firearm into an occupied structure; in theft and related offenses, further providing for definitions; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for prohibiting of paramilitary training; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for prohibited conduct during emergency, providing for 3-D printed firearms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for firearm sales surcharge, for registration of firearms, for licensing of dealers and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB49

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB53

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB57

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB60

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms; and abrogating a regulation.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms; and abrogating a regulation.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB65

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; and making editorial changes.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license and for licenses, providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; and making editorial changes.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB66

Title: Providing for the adoption of a Statewide model policy related to the prevention of excessive force by law enforcement officers and school security personnel.

Description: An Act providing for the adoption of a Statewide model policy related to the prevention of excessive force by law enforcement officers and school security personnel.

Last Action: Referred to LAW AND JUSTICE

Last Action Date: January 18, 2023

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SB83

Title: In licensing of health care facilities, providing for hospital pricing transparency; providing for acquisition of health care facilities; and imposing duties on the Department of Health and the Attorney General.

Description: An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, in licensing of health care facilities, providing for hospital pricing transparency; providing for acquisition of health care facilities; and imposing duties on the Department of Health and the Attorney General.

Last Action: Referred to HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Last Action Date: January 12, 2023

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SB96

Title: Designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8537, carrying Pennsylvania Route 869 over a tributary of the Little Conemaugh River in Jackson Township, Cambria County, as the Sergeant Vance Stephan Keslar Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8392, carrying Pennsylvania Route 53 over Bruebaker Run in Dean Township, Cambria County, as the U.S. Army Technical Sergeant Joseph F. Johnston Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 43267, on that portion of State Route 3041, also known as Dishong Mountain Road, over U.S. Route 22 in Jackson Township, Cambria County, as the Technical Sergeant Mike Capelli Memorial Bridge; and making a repeal.

Description: An Act designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8537, carrying Pennsylvania Route 869 over a tributary of the Little Conemaugh River in Jackson Township, Cambria County, as the Sergeant Vance Stephan Keslar Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8392, carrying Pennsylvania Route 53 over Bruebaker Run in Dean Township, Cambria County, as the U.S. Army Technical Sergeant Joseph F. Johnston Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 43267, on that portion of State Route 3041, also known as Dishong Mountain Road, over U.S. Route 22 in Jackson Township, Cambria County, as the Technical Sergeant Mike Capelli Memorial Bridge; and making a repeal.

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (48-0)

Last Action Date: January 11, 2023

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SB97

Title: Providing for community-engaged schools; establishing the Community-Engaged School for Success Pilot Program; and imposing duties on the Department of Education.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for community-engaged schools; establishing the Community-Engaged School for Success Pilot Program; and imposing duties on the Department of Education.

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: January 12, 2023

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SB98

Title: Providing for public housing safety committees; further providing for requirements regarding tenants and landlords in cities of the first class; and providing for background checks for landlords.

Description: An Act amending the act of May 28, 1937 (P.L.955, No.265), referred to as the Housing Authorities Law, providing for public housing safety committees; further providing for requirements regarding tenants and landlords in cities of the first class; and providing for background checks for landlords.

Last Action: Referred to URBAN AFFAIRS AND HOUSING

Last Action Date: January 18, 2023

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SB108

Title: In primary and election expenses, further providing for place of filing.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for place of filing.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 30, 2023

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SB122

Title: Designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 45701, carrying Pennsylvania Route 403 over the Conemaugh River between Johnstown City and West Taylor Township, Cambria County, as the Captain Raymond W. Callahan, Jr., Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8574, carrying State Route 1021 over Clearfield Creek between Reade Township and White Township, Cambria County, as the CPL Reid Rex Ross 3 BT 26 Marine Reg. Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 56008, carrying Pennsylvania Route 403 over Stonycreek River in Johnstown City, Cambria County, as the Sgt. John C. Alaimo Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8444, carrying US Route 219 over Pennsylvania Route 56, also known as Scalp Avenue, in Richland Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Stanley Albert Stys Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8547, located on State Route 1002, Cambria Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Cyril T. Yeckley Memorial Bridge; and making repeals.

Description: An Act designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 45701, carrying Pennsylvania Route 403 over the Conemaugh River between Johnstown City and West Taylor Township, Cambria County, as the Captain Raymond W. Callahan, Jr., Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8574, carrying State Route 1021 over Clearfield Creek between Reade Township and White Township, Cambria County, as the CPL Reid Rex Ross 3 BT 26 Marine Reg. Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 56008, carrying Pennsylvania Route 403 over Stonycreek River in Johnstown City, Cambria County, as the Sgt. John C. Alaimo Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8444, carrying US Route 219 over Pennsylvania Route 56, also known as Scalp Avenue, in Richland Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Stanley Albert Stys Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 8547, located on State Route 1002, Cambria Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Cyril T. Yeckley Memorial Bridge; and making repeals.

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (48-0)

Last Action Date: January 11, 2023

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SB127

Title: In county boards of elections, further providing for county boards of elections and membership.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in county boards of elections, further providing for county boards of elections and membership.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 18, 2023

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SB155

Title: Further providing for definitions, for repair obligations, for manufacturer's duty for refund or replacement and for presumption of a reasonable number of attempts.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 28, 1984 (P.L.150, No.28), known as the Automobile Lemon Law, further providing for definitions, for repair obligations, for manufacturer's duty for refund or replacement and for presumption of a reasonable number of attempts.

Last Action: First consideration

Last Action Date: January 18, 2023

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SB164

Title: Providing for regulation of the meat packing and food processing industry by creating facility health and safety committees in the workplace; establishing the industry workers' rights coordinator within the Department of Labor and Industry; and providing for public health emergency protections for workers.

Description: An Act providing for regulation of the meat packing and food processing industry by creating facility health and safety committees in the workplace; establishing the industry workers' rights coordinator within the Department of Labor and Industry; and providing for public health emergency protections for workers.

Last Action: Referred to LABOR AND INDUSTRY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB167

Title: In children and youth, providing for purpose.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in children and youth, providing for purpose.

Last Action: Referred to AGING AND YOUTH

Last Action Date: January 30, 2023

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SB170

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for juvenile records; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for powers and duties of probation officers, for informal adjustment, for consent decree, for adjudication, for disposition of delinquent child and for powers and duties.

Description: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in criminal history record information, further providing for juvenile records; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for powers and duties of probation officers, for informal adjustment, for consent decree, for adjudication, for disposition of delinquent child and for powers and duties.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 30, 2023

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SB177

Title: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for exemptions and special provisions.

Description: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for exemptions and special provisions.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB178

Title: In general provisions, repeals and effective date, providing for acute care mental health bed registry and referrals.

Description: An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, in general provisions, repeals and effective date, providing for acute care mental health bed registry and referrals.

Last Action: Referred to HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB179

Title: In adoption, further providing for definitions; in proceedings prior to petition to adopt, further providing for hearing, for grounds for involuntary termination and for petition for involuntary termination and providing for notice if identity or whereabouts of birth parent or putative father unknown; and, in petition for adoption, further providing for consents necessary to adoption and repealing provisions relating to consents not naming adopting parents.

Description: An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in adoption, further providing for definitions; in proceedings prior to petition to adopt, further providing for hearing, for grounds for involuntary termination and for petition for involuntary termination and providing for notice if identity or whereabouts of birth parent or putative father unknown; and, in petition for adoption, further providing for consents necessary to adoption and repealing provisions relating to consents not naming adopting parents.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB183

Title: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for expiration of authority to levy or collect real property taxes on homesteads and farmsteads.

Description: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for expiration of authority to levy or collect real property taxes on homesteads and farmsteads.

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: January 30, 2023

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SB192

Title: In sales and use tax, excluding from sales and use tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in sales and use tax, excluding from sales and use tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination.

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: January 19, 2023

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SB204

Title: In actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders.

Description: An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB212

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for the Firearms License Validation System.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for the Firearms License Validation System.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB214

Title: Amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required actions related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers.

Description: An Act amending the act of July 2, 2010 (P.L.266, No.44), known as the Protecting Pennsylvania's Investments Act, amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required actions related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers.

Last Action: Referred to FINANCE

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB218

Title: In primary and election expenses, further providing for residual funds.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for residual funds.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB220

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for the offense of sale or transfer of firearms.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for the offense of sale or transfer of firearms.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB221

Title: In protection from abuse, further providing for definitions and for relief.

Description: An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for definitions and for relief.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB224

Title: In dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for general primary and candidates to be nominated and party officers to be elected.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for general primary and candidates to be nominated and party officers to be elected.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB228

Title: Providing for museum unclaimed loaned property.

Description: An Act providing for museum unclaimed loaned property.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB229

Title: In child protective services, providing for study to determine drug abuse by parents within resource families; and establishing the Selection and Advisory Council.

Description: An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, providing for study to determine drug abuse by parents within resource families; and establishing the Selection and Advisory Council.

Last Action: Referred to AGING AND YOUTH

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB266

Title: In protection from abuse, further providing for emergency relief by minor judiciary.

Description: An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for emergency relief by minor judiciary.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB272

Title: In voting machines, further providing for requirements of voting machines.

Description: An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in voting machines, further providing for requirements of voting machines.

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB276

Title: In general provisions, providing for duty to warn.

Description: An Act amending the act of July 9, 1976 (P.L.817, No.143), known as the Mental Health Procedures Act, in general provisions, providing for duty to warn.

Last Action: Referred to HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB281

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm safety certificate and establishing the Firearm Safety and Enforcement Fund.

Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm safety certificate and establishing the Firearm Safety and Enforcement Fund.

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB290

Title: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on September 11 anniversary.

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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SB296

Title: In terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on January 6 anniversary.

Description: An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, providing for moment of silence on January 6 anniversary.

Last Action: Referred to EDUCATION

Last Action Date: January 31, 2023

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