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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Time (EST) Session
1:00 pm Hearing: "Health Care Challenges Facing Pennsylvania's Workers and Job Creators" Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Field Hearing in Butler, Pennsylvania

Legislative Day of February 21, 2012

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12:02 P.M. - The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 24, 2012.
12:02 P.M. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02 P.M. - The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01 P.M. - Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
72 02-17 H R 3630 Passed To provide incentives for the creation of jobs, and for other purposes
71 02-16 H R 3408 Passed Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
70 02-16 H R 3408 Failed Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
69 02-16 H R 3408 Agreed to Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act
68 02-16 H R 3408 Failed Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act

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