A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section

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Session Schedule

The House and Senate return to session on September 23.

Senate Judiciary Committee

The Senate Judiciary Committee meets September 24, to conduct a hearing on the proposed Criminal Justice Addiction Treatment Act.  Click for text of model act.

Sales Tax Alert

Bar Association lobbyist Tony Crisci has advised the Legislative Liaison Committee of expected movement on two tax reform measures which would impose a sales tax on lawyer and other professional services.  House Bill 76 would place a state-wide sales tax on professional services.  House Bill 1189 would allow school districts to enact a sales tax on professional services.

Click for Memo on House Bill 76

Click for Text of House Bill 76

Click for Memo on House Bill 1189

Click for Text of House Bill 1189

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