Act 169 of 2012
- streamlined government operations and reduced unnecessary regulations by transferring inspection authority of parking meters to municipalities.
Act 52 of 2013
- made numerous changes to the tax code that included closing corporate tax loopholes; reducing tax rates; and even eliminating the inheritance tax for small, family-owned businesses.
Act 129 of 2016
- improved banking industry regulations and strengthened consumer protections.
Act 135 of 2016
- Pennsylvania Startups for Soldiers, waives state business filing fees for veterans and active duty service members to reward military service and promote entrepreneurship.
Act 4 of 2017
- directs emergency responders to take stroke victims to the nearest stroke center qualified to treat the severity and type of stroke occurring.
Act 38 of 2017
- puts measures in place to reduce fraud by local tax collectors.
Act 24 of 2018
- created the state Maternal Mortality Review Committee to reduce the mortality rate of women and their babies through better identifying of pregnancy-related deaths, overseeing the review of these deaths, recommending actions to help prevent future deaths and publishing review results.
Act 2 of 2019
, allows the Borough of Topton and a private landowner to swap two parcels of land along Toad Creek. This already agreed-to land swap allows both property owners to more easily care for their land and also allows the borough to rebuild the deteriorating stream bed.
Act 75 of 2019
- known as the Construction Industry Employee Verification Act, it requires employers in the construction industry to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure that their employees don’t include individuals not authorized to work in the United States.
Act 127 of 2020
– known as the Solid Waste Management Act, amends the act to classify post-use plastics as raw materials for manufacturing following the utilization of advanced recycling technologies.
Act 70 of 2021
, provides substantial updates to the Administrative Code by removing obsolete provisions relating to state agencies, increases transparency in state spending, strengthens lobbyist disclosure requirements, institutes dynamic scoring of major legislation, provides better notice from the Department of State requiring constitutional questions that will go before voters as ballot referendums, and brings Pennsylvania in line with federal law.