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ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 2(b)(i). AMENDMENT OF MAY 15, 1973

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1968 - Legislative History

Exemptions and Special Provisions

(b) The General Assembly may, by law:

(i) Establish standards and qualifications for private forest reserves, agricultural reserves, and land actively devoted to agricultural use, and make special provision for the taxation thereof; [Source: 1973 Pa. Laws 451]

 Bill Histories

1971 Bill History Joint Resolution No.8

HB 582 By Representatives J. H. ANDERSON, LEE, HETRICK and YAHNER.

Prior Printer's No. 634.                                Printer's No. 1099.

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to article eight, section two
of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania further providing
for the establishment of standards and qualifications for land used for
agricultural purposes.

    Referred to AGRICULTURE AND DAIRY INDUSTRIES, March 29, 1971
    Reported as amended, May 25, 1971
    First consideration, May 26, 1971
    Second consideration, June 7, 1971
    Third consideration and final passage, June 8, 1971 (193-0)
                              In the Senate
    Referred to CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES AND FEDERAL RELATIONS, June 9, 1971
    Reported as committed, July 13, 1971
    First consideration, July 13, 1971
    Second consideration, July 19, 1971
    Third consideration and final passage, July 20, 1971 (47-0)
                     Signed in House, July 26, 1971
                     Signed in Senate, July 26, 1971
    Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, July 28, 1971
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 8
                         Passed Sessions of 1971

1973 Bill History Joint Resolution No.1

HB 3 By Representatives KENNEDY, ANDERSON, THOMAS, PIPER, MORRIS, SHUMAN,
    FRYER, ZELLER, YAHNER, McGINNIS, TURNER, DeVERTER, W. W. FOSTER,
    KLINGAMAN, GRIECO, ZIMMERMAN, C. S. SMITH, RYAN, SCIRICA, STAHL,
    A. C. FOSTER JR., WEIDNER, R. W. WILT, HASKELL, HILL, RUANE, BRUNNER,
    ROWE, SPENCER, SHELHAMER, DREIBELBIS, GALLEN, SCHULZE, PITTS,
    D. S. HAYES, HOPKINS, CRAWFORD, WAGNER, FRANKENBURG, LEE, E. H. SMITH,
    HALVERSON, S. E. HAYES JR., BURKARDT, NOYE, R. O. DAVIS, KOWALYSHYN,
    SCHEAFFER, KUSSE, DeMEDIO, PETRARCA, R. MUSTO, ARTHURS, KISTLER,
    WESTERBERG, FEE, DORR, STOUT, USTYNOSKI, HASAY, BYERLY and DiCARLO.

Prior Printer's No. 3.                                     Printer's No. 8

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania further providing for the establishment of
standards and qualifications for land used for agricultural purposes.

    Referred to AGRICULTURE AND DAIRY INDUSTRIES, Jan. 3, 1973
    Reported as amended, Jan. 15, 1973
    First consideration, Jan. 16, 1973
    Second consideration, Jan. 22, 1973
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 163),  Jan. 24, 1973
    Third consideration and final passage, Jan. 24, 1973 (187-0)
                              In the Senate
    Referred to AGRICULTURE, Jan. 29, 1973
    Reported as committed, Feb. 5, 1973
    First consideration, Feb. 5, 1973
    Second consideration, Feb. 6, 1973
    Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 13, 1973 (49-0)
                     Signed in House, Feb. 13, 1973
                     Signed in Senate, Feb. 13, 1973
    Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Feb. 13, 1973
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 1
                    Passed Sessions of 1971 and 1973