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Senate Bill 669; Regular Session 1997-1998


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Short Title:
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for automatic certification, for definitions, for applicability, for ordinances on lease rental debt, for small borrowing for capital purposes and for management of funds; authorizing school districts to impose an earned income and net profits tax; providing for the levying, assessment and collection of an amusement or admissions tax, a sign tax, a motor vehicle transfer tax and a mercantile tax; providing for the utilization of earned income and net profits tax revenues; authorizing political subdivisions to exclude from taxation a portion of the assessed value of homestead property and farmstead property; providing limitations on exclusions for homestead and farmstead property; establishing a process for administering exclusions for homestead and farmstead property; providing for the rights and privileges of taxpayers with respect to certain taxes levied by political subdivisions; making an appropriation; making repeals; and making editorial changes.
Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT, March 12, 1997
Reported as committed, May 6, 1997
First consideration, May 6, 1997
Second consideration, with amendments, June 3, 1997
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 669), June 3, 1997
Third consideration and final passage, June 9, 1997 (49-0)
In the House
Referred to LOCAL GOVERNMENT, June 11, 1997
Reported as committed, Oct. 21, 1997
First consideration, Oct. 21, 1997
Laid on the table, Oct. 21, 1997
Removed from table, Jan. 20, 1998
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Jan. 20, 1998
Re-reported as committed, Jan. 26, 1998
Second consideration, Jan. 26, 1998
Laid on the table, March 17, 1998
Removed from table, March 17, 1998
Third consideration, with amendments, April 21, 1998
Final passage, April 21, 1998 (199-0)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 867), April 21, 1998
In the Senate
Re-reported on concurrence, as amended, April 29, 1998
Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate, April 29, 1998 (27-23)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1885), April 29, 1998
In the House
Referred to RULES, April 29, 1998
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, April 29, 1998
House concurred in Senate amendments to House amendments, April 29, 1998 (140-53)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1054), April 29, 1998
Signed in Senate, May 4, 1998
Signed in House, May 4, 1998
In hands of the Governor, May 5, 1998
Last day for action, May 15, 1998
Approved by the Governor, May 5, 1998
Act No. 50
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