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Summary:
This bill makes it unlawful for an employer to refuse the request of an employee or prospective employee for a reasonable modification to the work environment to enable the requester to continue working...
Subject:
Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This ordinance establishes a land bank authority for the county. This bank uses funds collected through county revenue activities to purchase and restore blighted or foreclosed properties to usable a...
Subject:
Public Investment Funds, Subsidies - Grants and Loans, Economic Development Funds
Year:
2013
Source:
Dauphin County Board of Supervisors
Summary:
This bill places restrictions on the implementation of municipal chronic nuisance ordinances. Chronic nuisance ordinances penalize landlords and residents for requesting over a certain number of emergency...
Subject:
Policing
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits employers from refusing to hire or consider for employment an individual because of the individual's unemployment status. In addition, the bill makes it unlawful for an employer to...
Subject:
Unemployment, Hiring Practices
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill amends state self-defense laws to require individuals to retreat if they know they may do so with complete safety. This bill also requires individuals to retreat if they are instructed by emergency...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the list of conduct which may be used as evidence in claims of child abuse. It removes language which previously held that only serious bodily injury to a child constituted child abuse....
Subject:
Marriage and Families, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the list of persons who are required by law to report suspected child abuse. It also clarifies the reporting procedure for claims of child abuse and increases the amount of information...
Subject:
Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the definition of the term perpetrator with respect to child abuse proceedings. Through further development of this term, it expands the power of the state to prosecute child abuse claims...
Subject:
Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill facilitates greater communication between medical practitioners and child protective services with respect to child abuse claims. It expands the parties with access to child abuse reporting...
Subject:
Child Welfare, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
The bill, among other things, provides for in-State tuition for undocumented individuals that attended a secondary school in Pennsylvania for at least two years; graduated from a secondary school in...
Subject:
Higher Education, Services, Benefits, and Programs
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature