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Act of June 9, 1931 (Pa. Laws 386, No. 145), §§ 4 [301]–4 [303] To amend sections two hundred sixteen, two hundred seventeen, two hundred eighteen, three hundred one, three hundred two, three hundred three, to add section three hundred four, to amend paragraph four of section one thousand six, sections one thousand twenty-six, one thousand thirty-five, one thousand thirty-seven, one thousand thirty-eight, one thousand thirty-nine, one thousand one hundred five, clauses twenty-six, fifty-three and fifty-four of section on thousand two hundred two, sections one thousand three hundred one, one thousand three hundred eight, one thousand six hundred five, one thousand six hundred ten, one thousand six hundred eleven, one thousand six hundred twelve, one thousand six hundred thirteen, one thousand six hundred fourteen, one thousand six hundred fifteen, one thousand seven hundred forty-five, to add sections two thousand one hundred seventy-four and two thousand one hundred seventy five, two thousand four hundred ninety, two thousand four hundred ninety-one, two thousand four-hundred ninety-two, to amend sections two thousand two hundred one, two thousand two hundred four, two thousand five hundred one, and two thousand nine hundred ten, and to repeal section two thousand nine hundred eleven, of the act, approved the fourth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-seven (Pamphlet Laws, five hundred nineteen), entitled "An act concerning boroughs; and revising, amending, and consolidating the law relating to boroughs," by further regulating the consolidating of boroughs; providing that in annulment proceedings territory formerly included in the borough may be created a new township; providing for the change of corporate names of boroughs; fixing the costs to be charged by burgesses; regulating surcharges against borough officers, and reports of auditors and appeals therefrom; further regulating the bonds and duties of borough treasurers, and the manner in which payments shall be made out of the funds in the treasury; authorizing the fixing of the time of opening and closing certain exhibitions; forbidding borough officers and employes to be interested in certain contracts, and prescribing penalties; providing for bonds to protect labor and material-men on public works contracts; reducing time for allowance of tax reductions and changing penalties; eliminating the necessity of appointing viewers in certain proceedings; further regulating the opening and vacation of roads, streets and alleys, and assessment of damages therefor; authorizing adjoining boroughs to construct and maintain passageways; authorizing boroughs to construct sewers on boundary streets and assess the costs thereof, to erect retaining walls and to condemn property and assess benefits for such purposes; providing for appropriation of lands for airports; and empowering boroughs to regulate and license transient retail business 389


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Pa. Laws (1827-) session laws Pennsylvania. Laws of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 301–303 Amends

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date Relationship
View New Township Gray Township 1931 Creation yes Nov 27, 1931 indirect
View New Township La Plume Township 1933 Creation yes Jan 3, 1933 indirect
View New Township Freeport Township 1933 Creation yes Jan 12, 1933 indirect
View New Name Knox Borough 1933 Creation yes Oct 3, 1933 indirect
View New Township Glenburn Township 1934 Creation yes Jan 1, 1934 indirect
View Dissolution Mount Morris Borough-Perry Township Proposed 1933 Merger no 1933–1934 indirect
View Dissolution Narberth Borough-Lower Merion Township Proposed 1935 Merger no 1935–1936 indirect
View Dissolution West Liberty Borough-Brady Township Proposed 1935 Merger no 1935–1936 indirect
View Dissolution South Philipsburg Borough-Rush Township Proposed 1936 Merger no* 1936–1937 indirect
View New Name Paperville Borough 1937 Creation yes Dec 13, 1937 indirect
View New Name Emmaus Borough 1938 Creation yes Jun 27, 1938 indirect
View Dissolution Gouldsboro Borough-Lehigh Township 1939 Merger yes* May 3, 1939 indirect
View Dissolution Geneva Borough-Greenwood Township 1939 Merger yes Nov 22, 1939 indirect
View Dissolution Warrior Run Borough-Hanover Township Proposed 1939 Merger no* 1939–1940 indirect
View New Township Elmhurst Township 1941 Creation yes Apr 23, 1941 indirect
View New Name Modena Borough 1944 Creation yes* Feb 7, 1944 indirect
View Dissolution Grand Valley Borough-Eldred Township 1945 Merger yes* Sep 21, 1945 indirect
View New Name Penndel Borough 1947 Creation yes Nov 24, 1947 indirect
View Dissolution Mount Morris Borough-Perry Township 1950 Merger yes Jan 2, 1950 indirect
View Dissolution Glenfield Borough Proposed 1953 Dissolution no 1953 indirect
View Dissolution Dallas Borough Proposed 1954 Dissolution no 1954 indirect
View New Name Mount Nittany Borough Proposed 1954 Creation no* 1954 indirect
View New Name Lake City Borough 1954 Creation yes May 28, 1954 indirect
View New Name Chicora Borough 1956 Creation yes* Dec 28, 1956 indirect
View New Name Leesport Borough 1957 Creation yes Dec 30, 1957 indirect
View Dissolution Curllsville Borough-Monroe Township 1958 Merger yes Jan 6, 1958 indirect
View New Name Bethel Park Borough 1961 Creation yes* Jan 2, 1961 indirect
View New Name Evans City Borough 1961 Creation yes* Nov 7, 1961 indirect
View New Name Keystone Hills Borough Proposed 1962 Creation no 1962 indirect
View New Name Jessup Borough 1962 Creation yes Dec 13, 1962 indirect
View Dissolution Lumber City Borough-Penn Township Proposed 1962 Merger no 1962–1963 indirect
View New Borough Lakemont Borough Proposed 1963 Creation no 1963–1965 indirect
View New Name Mauch Chunk Borough Proposed 1965 Creation no* 1965 indirect
View New Name Pillow Borough 1965 Creation yes Nov 24, 1965 indirect
View New Name Clark Borough 1967 Creation yes Jul 10, 1967 indirect