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Historic Legislation Passed on March 16




SB 401: An Act amending the act of July 18, 1968 (P. L. 405, No. 183), entitled “Vietnam Conflict Veterans’ Compensation Act,” further providing for persons missing in action who are not declared dead or captured and extending the deadline for applications.


Approved by Governor Milton Shapp


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HB 1403:  An Act providing for the establishment, implementation and administration of the Small Water Systems Technical and Management Assistance Program; providing for technical, financial and management assistance for small water systems; providing for the Small Water Systems Regionalization Grant Program; providing for financial assistance for comprehensive small water systems regionalization studies; imposing additional duties on the Department of Environmental Resources; authorizing the indebtedness, with the approval of the electors, of an additional $350,000,000 for loans for the acquisition, repair, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, extension, expansion and improvement of water supply, storm water control and sewage treatment systems; and transferring an appropriation.


Approved by Governor Robert Casey


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