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House of Representatives
Session of 2017 - 2018 Regular Session


Posted: January 11, 2017 10:55 AM
From: Representative Chris Sainato
To: All House members
Subject: Co-Sponsorship of Legislation: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of theCommonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for exemptions and special prvisions for the surviving spouse of any member of the armed forces of the United States.
In the near future, I plan to introduce a Joint Resolution for the surviving spouse of any member of the armed forces of the United States who was killed in action as determined by the United States Department of Defense, or who died as a result of injuries received while in active service. The surviving spouse shall be exempt from the payment of all real property taxes on the surviving spouse's primary place of residence, without any restriction on the spouse's relocating to another primary place of residence and without any requirement that the spouse reside in this Commonwealth at the time of death of the member of the armed forces.

The exemption shall cease if the surviving spouse remarries.

Please join me in co-sponsoring this very important legislation.