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House Bill 638; Regular Session 2017-2018


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in district election officers, further providing for election officers to be sworn; in dates of elections and primaries and special elections, further providing for affidavits of candidates; in nomination of candidates, further providing for petition may consist of several sheets and affidavit of circulator, for affidavits of candidates, for examination of nomination petitions, certificates and papers and return of rejected nomination petitions, certificates and papers, for vacancy in party nomination by failure to pay filing fee or for failure to file loyalty oath, for affidavits of candidates, for filling of certain vacancies in public office by means of nomination certificates and nomination papers and for substituted nominations to fill certain vacancies for a November election; in ballots, further providing for form and printing of ballots; in returns of primaries and elections, further providing for manner of computing irregular ballots; replacing references to "justice of the peace" with "magisterial district judge"; and removing references to the "Traffic Court of Philadelphia."
PN 0675
Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT, Feb. 27, 2017
PN 3164
Reported as amended, March 13, 2018
First consideration, March 13, 2018
Laid on the table, March 13, 2018
Removed from table, April 16, 2018
Second consideration, April 17, 2018
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, April 17, 2018
Re-reported as committed, April 18, 2018
Third consideration and final passage, April 18, 2018 (114-77)
In the Senate
Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT, April 30, 2018
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