The Pennsylvania General Assembly
The Pennsylvania General Assembly
Search legislation, find out who your legislator is, view session calendars and meeting schedules, subscribe for Daily Session Updates, as well as other PA law information. You can also find links to learn about Pennsylvania history.
General Assembly Mobile-Friendly Website
The General Assembly now also provides http://www.palegis.us, a mobile friendly website where you can access bill information and text, find your legislator, find information on standing committees, and view upcoming session information.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Access session information such as Daily Session Reports, journals, roll call votes and transcripts and view information on how to contact your local representative. You can also view the House of Representatives in session live via the online video stream.
The Pennsylvania Senate
Access session information such as Senate session notes, journals, roll call votes and transcripts and view information on how to contact your local Senator. You can also view the Senate in session live via the online video stream.
PA Capitol Self-Guided Tour - Mobile App
We invite you to explore the Capitol using this self-guided tour on your mobile device. This app will help you navigate through this historic building, highlighting both the history and architecture that make our Capitol unique. Download today at http://www.pacapitol.com/mobile-apps/
Legislative Service Agencies of the General Assembly
Capitol Preservation Committee
The Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee has served as historic guardian with the mission to direct programs to restore, preserve, and maintain the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
Center for Rural Pennsylvania
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
Independent Fiscal Office (IFO)
The Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) provides revenue projections for use in the state budget process along with impartial and timely analysis of fiscal, economic and budgetary issues to assist Commonwealth residents and the General Assembly in their evaluation of policy decisions.
Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC)
IRRC's website provides easy access to a wealth of public information on regulations, the regulatory process and related information. You can directly access or search for regulatory materials including current rulemakings, public and legislative comments, and IRRC comments, orders, public meeting information and seminars.
Joint State Government Commission
The Commission provides the General Assembly with a readily available mechanism for conducting objective interdisciplinary studies.
Legislative Budget and Finance Committee
Read reports and facts sheets published by the committee since 1988.
Legislative Reference Bureau
The primary purpose of the Bureau is to prepare requested legislative bills and resolutions for introduction in the General Assembly; to advise members of the Legislature and legislative committees; and, from time to time, to prepare proposed codifications of existing general statutes for adoption or rejection by the General Assembly.
Pennsylvania Commission On Sentencing
The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is an agency of the General Assembly affiliated with The Pennsylvania State University. The Commission was created in 1978 for the primary purpose of creating a consistent and rational statewide sentencing policy to promote fairer and more uniform sentencing practices in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Local Government Commission
The Pennsylvania Local Government Commission is a bipartisan legislative service agency affording research assistance to the General Assembly, collectively, and to individual Legislators as well.
Other Useful Resources
Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
Provides a wealth of information from and about the Pennsylvania courts.
Office of Open Records
The Mission of the Office of Open Records is to enforce the state's Right-to-Know law and to serve as a resource for citizens, public officials and members of the media in obtaining public records of their government.