Corbett Signs House Bills into Law

HARRISBURG– Gov. Tom Corbett has signed the following bills:

House Bill 61 (P.N. 29) – This bill amends Title 42, (Judicial Code), to extend the period of time by which a collection agency has to collect fines, costs and restitution, from 180 days to 48 months.

House Bill 1546 (P.N. 3167) – This bill amends Title 42, (Judicial Code), to require the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission to collect and analyze data to identify trends and determine the effectiveness of programs and practices to ensure the reasonable and efficient administration of the juvenile court system; make recommendations concerning evidence-based programs and practices to judges, the Administrative Office of PA Courts and other appropriate entities; and post related information on the commission’s public website.

House Bill 1702 (P.N. 3331) – This bill amends the act of Feb. 1, 1966 (P.L 1656, No. 581) known as the Borough Code, which was last updated 45 years ago. It removes obsolete provisions, reflects recent court decisions, combines similar subjects and sections, and incorporate provisions from a previous revision to the Second Class Township Code. It also makes statutory changes specifically impacting the town ofBloomsburg,ColumbiaCounty.

House Bill 2045 (P.N. 2814) – This bill designates the bridge that carries State Route 26 over the Raystown branch of the Juniata River in the borough of Everett, Bedford County, as the Sgt. Robert W. Hartsock Memorial Bridge.

House Bill 2133 (P.N. 2978) – This bill designates the bridge that carries State Route 66/28 over Redbank Creek between the Borough of South Bethlehem, Armstrong County, and the Borough of New Bethlehem, Clarion County, as the Sgt. Joseph M. Garrison Memorial Bridge.

House Bill 2192 (P.N. 3077) – This bill designates the bridge carrying U.S. Route 202 over an unnamed branch of the Neshaminy Creek in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, as the First Lt. Colby J. Umbrell Memorial Bridge.

House Bill 2246 (P.N. 3195) – This bill designates the bridge carrying U.S. Route 202 over the Neshaminy Creek in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, as the First Lt. Travis Lemma Manion Memorial Bridge.

To read the full text of these bills, visit the General Assembly’s web site at www.legis.state.pa.us.

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