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ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 2(b)(v). AMENDMENT OF NOVEMBER 6, 1984

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1968 - Legislative History

Exemptions and special provisions

(b) The General Assembly may, by law:

(v) Establish standards and qualifications by which local taxing authorities in counties of the first and second class may make uniform special real property tax provisions applicable to taxpayers who are long-time owners-occupants as shall be defined by the General Assembly of residences in areas where real property values have risen markedly as a consequence of the refurbishing or renovating of other deteriorating residences or the construction of new residences. [Source: 1982 Pa. Laws 1478, proclamation 1984 Pa. Laws 1579]

Bill Histories

1980 Bill History Joint Resolution No. 4

HB 1 By Representatives TADDONIO, SWEET, KOLTER, S. E. HAYES, JR.,
    KOWALYSHYN, HOEFFEL, FISHER, POLITE, GEIST, PYLES, E. G. JOHNSON,
    WENGER, KNEPPER, KERNICK, NOYE, A. C. FOSTER, JR., STAIRS, TRELLO,
    GRUPPO, PICCOLA, ZELLER, ZORD, GOEBEL, McVERRY, REED, SIEMINSKI,
    CESSAR, PUNT, DORR, BURD, DeVERTER, W. W. FOSTER, PITTS, STEWART,
    McCLATCHY, KLINGAMAN, FREIND, ARTY, FISCHER, SWIFT, BOWSER, POTT,
    ZWIKL, WILSON, CIMINI, MOWERY, McKELVEY, ALDEN, E. Z. TAYLOR, PERZEL,
    DIETZ and SEVENTY.

Prior Printer's Nos. 1, 778, 2065, 2606.                Printer's No. 3729.

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing special tax provisions for
taxpayers in certain areas.

    Referred to FINANCE, Jan. 23, 1979
    Reported as amended, March 19, 1979
    First consideration, March 19, 1979
    Laid on the table, March 19, 1979
    Removed from table, March 20, 1979
    Re-committed to FINANCE, March 20, 1979
    Re-reported as amended, Sept. 18, 1979
    Second consideration, Sept. 19, 1979
    Laid on the table, Oct. 29, 1979
    Removed from table, Oct. 29, 1979
    Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, Nov. 27, 1979
    Re-reported as committed, Nov. 28, 1979
    Third consideration, with amendments, Dec. 4, 1979
    Final passage, Dec. 4, 1979 (181-13)
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 2517-2538), Dec. 4, 1979
                              In the Senate
    Referred to FINANCE, Dec. 18, 1979
    Reported as amended, June 30, 1980
    First consideration, June 30, 1980
    Second consideration, July 1, 1980
    Third consideration and final passage, July 2, 1980 (41-7)
    (Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1949-1953), July 2, 1980
                              In the House
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 2044-2047), July 2, 1980
    House non-concurred in Senate amendments, July 3, 1980 (26-134)
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 2060-2064), July 3, 1980
    Vote on non-concurrence in Senate amendments reconsidered, (142-42),
       July 8, 1980
    House concurred in Senate amendments, July 8, 1980 (104-85)
    Vote on concurrence in Senate amendments reconsidered (127-50), July 8,
       1980
    House concurred in Senate amendments, July 8, 1980 (104-81)
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 2102-2106), July 8, 1980
                     Signed in House, July 8, 1980
                     Signed in Senate, July 9, 1980
    Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, July 9, 1980
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 4
                         Passed Sessions of 1980

1982 Bill History Joint Resolution No. 2

HB 202 By Representatives WILSON and KOLTER.

Prior Printer's No. 203.                                Printer's No. 3375.  

    A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing special tax provisions for
taxpayers in certain areas.

    Referred to JUDICIARY, Jan. 26, 1981
    Reported as committed, Feb. 18, 1981
    First consideration, Feb. 18, 1981
    Laid on the table, Feb. 18, 1981
    Removed from table, March 9, 1981
    Second consideration, March 10, 1981
    Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, March 10, 1981
    Re-reported as committed, March 30, 1981
    Third consideration and final passage, May 5, 1981 (183-10)
    (Remarks see House Journal Page 784-785),  May 5, 1981
                              In the Senate
    Referred to FINANCE, May 11, 1981
    Reported as amended, June 2, 1982
    First consideration, June 2, 1982
    Second consideration, June 3, 1982
    Third consideration and final passage, June 8, 1982 (46-2)
                              In the House
    Laid on the table, Nov. 15, 1982
    Removed from table, Nov. 15, 1982
    House concurred in Senate amendments, Nov. 23, 1982 (173-8)
                     Signed in House, Nov. 23, 1982
                     Signed in Senate, Nov. 23, 1982
    Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Nov. 24, 1982
                     Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 2
                    Passed Sessions of 1980 and 1982