House Judiciary Committee passed HB 1947 as amended Tuesday morning by a vote of 26-1 Chairman Ron Marsico (R) Dauphin. Up here, if you lose your word, your honesty, integrity, its a problem. ______________________________ Rep. Mark Rozzi March 14, 2016 Capitol Rotunda. Chairman Ron Marsico do your job. HB 1947 Prime Sponsor Representative Marsico Short Title. An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, further providing for infancy, insanity or imprisonment, for no limitation applicable and for other offenses; and, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to sovereign immunity and for exceptions to governmental immunity.(Read More)
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