Following is a listing of executive and legislative action for the week of October 7. Members of the General Assembly were set to return to session today.


• Governor Tom Corbett signed legislation, HB 25, enacting uniform requirements for specific notarial acts, providing minimum standards for appointment and commissioning of a notary public and extending federal court procedures that allow unsworn declarations executed outside of the United States to generally be recognized as the equivalent of a sworn affidavit.

• Pennsylvania collected $2.4 billion in General Fund revenue in September, which was $15.2 million, or 0.6 percent, more than anticipated, according to figures released by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.


• SB 906 — State Senator Rob Teplitz, D-Dauphin, announced he has drafted a measure that seeks to guarantee funding for emergency and fire services in Harrisburg. The legislation would set aside funds in the state budget to fully reimburse Harrisburg for providing fire protection and emergency services to the 40 tax-exempt, state-owned buildings located in the city. Representative Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, has announced plans to introduce an identical bill in the House of Representatives.