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HR 836 - Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration - Pennsylvania Key Vote

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Title: Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration

Title: Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration

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Title: Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a resolution that terminates the March 6, 2020 Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issued under the Governor.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the general assembly terminates the disaster emergency declared on March 6, 2020, as amended and renewed, in response to COVID-19 (Pg. 9).

  • Requires the secretary of the Senate, upon adoption of this concurrent resolution by both chambers, to notify the governor of the general assembly’s action with the directive that the governor issue an executive order or proclamation ending the state of disaster emergency (Pg. 9).

  • Requires the chief clerk of the house of representatives, upon adoption of this concurrent resolution by both chambers, to (Pg. 9):

    • Transmit a copy of this resolution to the secretary of the commonwealth as an official action of the general assembly under the authority provided under 35 PA.C.S. § 7301(C) to terminate a state of emergency;

    • Transmit a copy of this resolution to the director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency;

    • Transmit this resolution to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin; and

    • Provide public notice of adoption of this resolution by publishing a summary of it in newspapers of general circulation within 5 days of adoption by the house of representatives and the senate.

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Title: Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that limits in part the March 6, 2020 Proclamation of Disaster Emergency issued under the Governor in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the general assembly terminates in part the proclamation of disaster emergency issued on March 6, 2020, to the extent the proclamation and the orders issued pursuant to the proclamation regulate the conduct of business operations deemed non-life-sustaining differently than the conduct of business operations deemed life-sustaining under the March 19, 2020, business closure order (Pg. 7 & 8).

  • Requires the chief clerk of the house of representatives, upon adoption of this concurrent resolution by both chambers, to (Pg. 8):

    • Transmit a copy of this resolution to the secretary of the commonwealth as an official action of the general assembly under the authority provided under 35 PA.C.S. § 7301(C) to terminate all or part of a state of emergency;

    • Transmit a copy of this resolution to the director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency;

    • Transmit this resolution to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin; and

    • Provide public notice of adoption of this resolution by publishing a summary of it in newspapers of general circulation within five days of adoption by the house of representatives and the senate.

NOTE: THIS IS A NON-BINDING CONCURRENT RESOLUTION. IT IS NOT SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THEREFORE DOES NOT HOLD THE WEIGHT OF LAW.

Title: Establishes a Resolution to Terminate the Governor's Emergency Declaration

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