Laws impact fines for underage drinking, reporting child abuse, animal euthanasia, simplifying voting rules for servicemen and women, and more.
According to an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, new Pennsylvania laws taking effect in 2013 include:
A release from Spring City councilman and State Representative Candidate Mike Hays about House Bill 934, which was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett Wednesday.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The following release was submitted by Spring City Councilman and State Representative Candidate Mike Hays: Gov. Corbett signed into law yesterday a bill that will make it more difficult for Pennsylvanians to exercise one of their most basic rights - voting. House Bill 934, known as the voter ID bill, will mandate that all Pennsylvanians present valid photo identification each and every time they cast a ballot in the state. Despite claims by supporters, there are very few instances of voter fraud in this state - or anywhere. Furthermore, the elderly and poor are less likely to possess photo identification. Voter advocates believe this law, supported by state Rep. Tim Hennessey (R-26th) in Wednesday's vote, will suppress turnout from those …