Governor Wolf Acts on Legislation

December 21, 2017

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf signed a number of pieces of legislation.

“Today, I was proud to sign House Bill 425, which ensures more than 12,000 seniors will continue to receive prescription drug benefits through the state’s PACE and PACENET programs,” said Governor Wolf. “This important bill excludes Social Security cost of living increases from the income limits of both programs so that seniors will continue to have access to their important medications.”

Governor Wolf also signed the following:

Act 61 (Metzgar) – Amends the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act, in financial provisions, further providing for Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Board, Environmental Cleanup Program, Pollution Prevention Program, and costs.

Act 63 (Walsh) – Act authorizing the release of Project 70 restrictions on certain land owned by the Borough of West Newton, Westmoreland County; and on certain lands owned by Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County.

Act 64 (Gillen) – Amends Title 9 (Burial Grounds), in general provisions relating to burial grounds, further providing for definitions; & providing for transfer of ownership of cemeteries & for reasonable access to burial grounds.

Act 65 (Turzai) – Amends Title 66 (Public Utilities), in rates & distribution systems, further providing for rates to be just and reasonable; & providing for water & sewer authorities in cities of the second class.

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