PRINTER'S NO. 1412
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1320
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY SHUSTERMAN, KINKEAD, HENNESSEY, HILL-EVANS,
MADDEN, SCHLOSSBERG, WEBSTER, NEILSON, GUENST, KINSEY,
CIRESI, D. WILLIAMS, BERNSTINE, DALEY AND N. NELSON,
APRIL 30, 2021
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, APRIL 30, 2021
AN ACT
Amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, providing for legislators.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Title 65 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes is amended by adding a chapter to read:
CHAPTER 9
LEGISLATORS
Sec.
901. (Reserved).
902. (Reserved).
903. Definitions.
904. Shared information.
§ 901. (Reserved).
§ 902. (Reserved).
§ 903. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter
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shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the
context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Member-elect." An individual elected to be a member of the
General Assembly but who has not been seated or sworn into a
legislative chamber.
"Outgoing legislator." A member of the General Assembly
under Article II, section 1 of the Constitution of Pennsylvania
whose term has either expired or resulted in a vacancy in the
legislative seat.
§ 904. Shared information.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to
applicable confidentiality laws, the following information shall
be shared by an outgoing legislator with the member-elect of the
same legislative district in each chamber, regardless of
political party:
(1) The most recent constituent contact information,
including the names, addresses and email addresses of the
constituents of the legislative district.
(2) A compilation of information of the names of
veterans, senior citizens, boy scouts, girl scouts and any
other group of constituents the outgoing legislator has
compiled for recognition purposes.
(3) A list of all organizations and businesses that have
worked with the outgoing legislator.
(4) The response or services that the outgoing
legislator or staff of the outgoing legislator provided to a
constituent who requested assistance.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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