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Jenkins' Pennsylvania Legislative Histories

The Pennsylvania Legislative Histories database contains librarian compiled legislative histories in PDF format. The information was obtained from the Legislative Journals of the House and Senate, the source for debates/remarks made in the General Assembly. Committee Reports and the text of PA Bills and Acts are not included in the histories.

Jenkins' librarians compile legislative histories on an as-needed basis. The list below represents the histories for amendments to the constitution already compiled, but is not a complete list of histories related to the Pennsylvania Constitution.

For more information on compiling a Pennsylvania Legislative History, please see our Pennsylvania Legislative History guide.

2000s

2009 P.L. 537, Act 50, HB 1614 - Amending "The Fiscal Code"(1929, P.L. 343, Act #176),...authorizing the Commonwealth to issue tax anticipation notes to defray current expenses, implementing the provisions of section 7(a) of Article VIII of the Constitution of Pennsylvania authorizing and restricting the incurring of certain debt and imposing penalties...

2000 P.L. 1057, JR 1, SB 231 - Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for the election of Senators in certain circumstances; and further providing for the retirement of justices, judges, and justices of the peace.

1990s

1998 P.L. 1329, JR 3, HB 114 - Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for the selection of the chairman of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission; providing for the effective date of newly reapportioned districts and for the election of Senators in certain circumstances; and further providing for retirement of justices, judges and justices of the peace.

1993 P.L. 577, JR 1, HB 1 - Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, changing provisions relating to judicial discipline.

1992 P.L. 1823, JR 1, SB 1000 - Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, changing provisions relating to judicial discipline

1970s

1971 P.L. 769, JR 3, HB 31 - Proposing an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution for preservation and restoration of natural resources

1970 P.L. 990, JR 4, HB 958 - Proposing an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution for preservation and restoration of natural resources

1960s

1967 P.L. 1036, JR 2, SB 3 - "Proposing that article two of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to The Legislature be amended."

1965 P.L. 1918, JR 8, SB 531 - "Proposing that article two of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to The Legislature be amended."

1965 P.L. 1909, JR 3, SB 538 - Proposing that article sixteen of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to private corporations, be replaced by a new article.

1965 P.L. 1907, JR 1, HB 137 - Proposing an amendment to article five, section fifteen of the Pennsylvania Constitution, authorizing the temporary assignment of certain former judges ...

1964 P.L. 30, JR 3, HB 102 - Proposing that article sixteen of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to private corporations, be replaced ba a new article.

1963 P.L. 1404, JR 6, HB 939 - Proposing an amendment to article five, section fifteen of the Pennsylvania Constitution, authorizing the temporary assignment of certain former judges ...

1950s

1959 P.L. 2158, JR 1, HB 165 - Proposing an amendment to article two, section four of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by providing for annual sessions of the ...

1957 P.L. 1021, JR 4, HB 2 - Proposing an amendment to article two, section four of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by providing for annual sessions of the ...

1955 P.L. 2055, JR 1, HB 1255 - Amending section eleven, article three of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

1953 P.L. 1499, JR 9, SB 782 - Amending section eleven, article three of the Constitution of Pennsylvania

1910s

1915 P.L. 1103, JR 3, SB 868, HB 935 - Proposing an amendment to section twenty-one of article three of the Constitution of Pennsylvania.

1913 P.L. 1484, JR 3, SB 797, HB 401 - Proposing an amendment to section twenty-one of article three of the Constitution of Pennsylvania.