Governor Wolf Acts on Legislation

November 04, 2016

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today signed the following bills into law:

Act 145 (Farry) – Amends the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law, amending the title; & providing for eligibility of firemen of airport authorities, firemen employed by Commonwealth & EMS personnel of cities.

Act 146 (Boback) – Amends Title 40 (Insurance), in regulation of insurers and related persons generally, providing for retroactive denial of reimbursements.

Act 147 (Miccareli) – Amends the act entitled “An act to establish a Board of Wardens for the port of Philadelphia, & for the regulation of pilots & pilotages, & for other purposes therein mentioned,” further providing for fees.

Act 148 (Miccareli) – Amends act entitled “A further supplement to an act, entitled ‘An act to establish a board of wardens for the port of Philadelphia’ & for regulating the rates of pilotages & number of pilots” providing for rates & charges.

Act 149 (Gabler) – Act providing for student protection during the transition of a postsecondary education institution to new accreditation.

Act 150 (Folmer) – Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act, in consolidated collection of local income taxes, providing for the definition of “farming” & further providing for declaration & payment of income taxes

Act 151 (Raferty) – Amends the Transit Revitalization Investment District Act, in general provisions; for defs.; in TRID creation & location; TRID planning study; land development powers; for development or redevelopment; for public meeting.

Act 152 (Argall) – Amends Recorder of Deeds Fee Law authorizing an additional fee to be imposed and used for demolition; and making an editorial change.

Act 153 (Vance) – Amends the Public Welfare Code, in human services block grant pilot program, for defs.; for human services block grant, for powers & duties, for allocation, use of funds, appeals, limitations & construction & editorial changes.

Act 154 (Blake) – Amends Title 66 (Public Utilities), in general provisions, further providing for definitions.

Act 155 (Hutchinson) – Amends the Second Class County Code, in fiscal affairs, further providing for limits on counties of the second class.

Act 156 (Hutchinson) – Amends Title 53 (Municipalities), in consolidated county assessment, further providing for limitation on tax increase after countywide reassessment.

Act 157 (Browne) – Amends CPA Law further providing for defs., for requirements for issuance of certificate, for certificates issued by domestic reciprocity, for licenses to practice & licensing of firms and for peer review.

Act 158 (Rafferty) – Amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in burglary and other criminal intrusions, further providing for burglary; and, in sentencing, providing for sentencing for burglary.

Act 159 (Mensch) – Act designating a portion of State Route 663 in Montgomery County as the Army Specialist Ray Ira Haas Memorial Highway; various other road & bridge designations.

Act 160 (Baker) – Amends Underground Utility Line Protection Law further providing for expiration.

Act 161 (White) – Amends an Act further providing for electronic funds transfers; providing for defs.; for consumer protections; payroll card accounts; and making editorial changes.

Act 162 (Wagner) – Amends Title 68 (Real & Personal Property), in creation, alteration & termination of condominiums, for amendment of declaration; in cooperatives, for amendment of declaration; &, in planned communities, for amendment of declaration

Governor Wolf vetoed the following bill:

HB 245 PN 4110 (Dunbar) – Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act, in local taxes, further providing for defs., payroll tax, payment of tax, and withholding tax; for tax collection committees, powers of DCED, for penalties & costs of collection, local services & taxes.

View Governor Wolf’s veto message below:


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