HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law the following bills:
House Bill 332 – This bill amends the Medical Practice Act further providing for definitions; and providing for regulation of genetic counselors.
House Bill 333 – This bill amends the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act further providing for definitions; and providing for regulation of genetic counselors.
House Bill 344 – This bill provides for gas and hazardous liquids pipelines and for powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; and imposes civil penalties.
House Bill 1052 – This bill establishes an independent informal dispute resolution process for long-term care nursing facilities to dispute Department of Health survey deficiencies; and providing for the powers and duties of the Department of Health.
House Bill 1399 – This bill amends Title 75 (Vehicles), in general provisions, further defining "motorcycle," and further providing for automated red light enforcement systems in the City of Philadelphia.
Senate Bill 1054 – This bill provides for the capital budget for the fiscal year 2011-2012.
Senate Bill 1249 – This bill apportions the state into congressional districts in conformity with constitutional requirements, and makes other related changes.
Senate Bill 1276 – This bill amends the County Code further providing for classification of counties.
Senate Bill 1335 – This bill amends the Banking Code further providing for names permitted to be used and for prohibition of adoption, use or advertisement of certain names, titles and descriptions.
Senate Bill 1336 – This bill amends the Accident & Health Filing Reform Act and addresses rates, contracts, commonwealth exclusivity, and makes other changes.
To read the full text of these bills, visit the General Assembly's website at www.legis.state.pa.us.
Media contact: Kevin Harley, 717-783-1116
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor