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A Daily Look at Historic Legislation

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Historic Legislation Passed on April 10th

 

1781

 

An ACT for the better support of the public credit, by an immediate sale of the lands therein mentioned, and fully securing the purchasers thereof in their titles, and also for preserving the common lands appurtenant to the city of Philadelphia, and other towns in this state, from unwarrantable encroachments.

 

Passed – In office: Governor Joseph Reed

 

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1974

 

SB 1380: Selecting, designating and adopting the firefly as the official insect of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Approved by Governor Milton J. Shapp

 

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