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Regular Session 2013-2014
Senate Bill 561


Short Title:
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, adding and changing definitions; further providing for the unified judicial system; establishing the appellate division of the Medical Professional Liability Court; further providing for transfers between intermediate appellate courts, for lien of judgments for money, for direct appeals to the Supreme Court from courts of common pleas, for allowance of appeals from Superior Court and Commonwealth Court, for appeals to Superior Court from courts of common pleas, for original jurisdiction of the Commonwealth Court and for appeals to the Commonwealth Court from courts of common pleas; providing for the jurisdiction of the appellate division of the Medical Professional Liability Court and for the organization and jurisdiction of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Qualifications Commission and prescribing its powers and duties; further providing for selection of judicial officers, for vacancies in judicial offices and for retention election of judicial officers; providing for selection and retention of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court and for salaries of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court; establishing the Medical Professional Liability Court Fund and providing for receipts and payments; and further providing for right to appellate review and for appeals generally; and making editorial changes.
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Last Action:
Referred to JUDICIARY, Feb. 22, 2013 [Senate]
Printer's No.:
Printer's No. Text (H) Amendments (S) Amendments (H) Fiscal Note (S) Fiscal Note
524*
* denotes current Printer's Number