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Regular Session 2015-2016
Senate Bill 1043

Short Title:
An Act amending Titles 12 (Commerce and Trade), 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for enforcement of mercantile contracts; in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in workers' cooperative corporations, further providing for records; in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in general structure and powers, further providing for unified judicial system; in organization of appellate courts, providing for appellate division of the Commerce Court of Pennsylvania; in jurisdiction of appellate courts, further providing for transfers between intermediate appellate courts, for lien of judgments for money, for direct appeals from courts of common pleas, for allowance of appeals from Superior and Commonwealth courts, for appeals from courts of common pleas, for original jurisdiction, for appeals from courts of common pleas and for direct appeals from government agencies; providing for jurisdiction of appellate division of the Commerce Court; providing for organization and jurisdiction of the Commerce Court of Pennsylvania; in judicial boards and commissions, in selection and retention of judicial officers, providing for selection and retention of judges of the Commerce Court; in budget and finance, providing for salaries of judges of the Commerce Court; establishing the Commerce Court Fund; in preliminary provisions, further providing for right to appellate review, for bases of personal jurisdiction over persons outside this Commonwealth and for appeals generally; and, in arbitration, further providing for scope of subchapter and providing for Commerce Court arbitration.
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Last Action:
Referred to JUDICIARY, Oct. 23, 2015 [Senate]
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Statute References :

This bill amends Titles 12 (Commerce And Trade) and 15 (Corporations And Unincorporated Associations). Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

SB 152 Sen. TEPLITZ Memo: Legislation - Pennsylvania First Program
SB 223 Sen. FONTANA Memo: Angel Investment Tax Credit
SB 234 Sen. BREWSTER Memo: Small Business First Fund (PA Works)
SB 264 Sen. ALLOWAY Memo: Banning Shark Fins in Pennsylvania
SB 578 Sen. GREENLEAF Memo: Antitrust legislation
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending Title 12 (Commerce And Trade) View all legislation amending Title 15 (Corporations And Unincorporated Associations)