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Regular Session 2017-2018
Senate Bill 601

Short Title:
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, 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 Medical Professional Liability 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 of courts of common pleas, for allowance of appeals from Superior and Commonwealth Courts, for appeals from courts of common pleas, for original jurisdiction and for appeals from courts of common pleas and providing for jurisdiction of appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court; providing for organization and jurisdiction of the Medical Professional Liability Court of Pennsylvania; in judicial boards and commissions, providing for Medical Professional Liability Court Qualifications Commission; in selection and retention of judicial officers, further providing for selection of judicial officers for regular terms, for vacancies in office and for retention elections after regular term and providing for selection and retention of judges of the Medical Professional Liability Court; in budget and finance, providing for salaries judges of Medical Professional Liability Court and for Medical Professional Liability Court Fund; in preliminary provisions relating to actions, proceedings and other matters generally, further providing for right to appellate review; in limitation of time, further providing for appeals generally; and making a conforming change.
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Last Action:
Referred to JUDICIARY, April 13, 2017 [Senate]
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This bill amends Title 42 (Judiciary And Judicial Procedure). Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

SB 18 Sen. FONTANA Memo: Extreme Risk Protection Order
SB 26 Sen. FARNESE Memo: Amendment to Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act
SB 48 Sen. WILLIAMS Memo: Parent Accountability
SB 62 Sen. GREENLEAF Memo: Children of incarcerated parents
SB 95 Sen. FARNESE Memo: Anti-SLAPP Legislation
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending Title 42 (Judiciary And Judicial Procedure)