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July 2018

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The GPCC’s Jenn Beer (standing second from left) and other supporters of “Clean Slate” legislation, now Act 56 of 2018, appear with Governor Wolf after the bill is signed into law.

Two Allegheny Conference Legislative Priorities Become Law

Two major legislative priorities of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, specifically included in the Allegheny Conference’s 2018-19 agenda, passed in late June. The two pieces of legislation, SB 1056 (now Act 72 of 2018), which provides a legislative fix to the bonus depreciation tax issue, and HB 1419 (now Act 56 of 2018), referred to as “clean slate” legislation (criminal justice reform legislation), represent a significant achievement in our efforts to improve the competitiveness and economic climate of the Pittsburgh region.

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