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Pennsylvania Statutory Research: PA Statutory Codification

This guide reviews the history and current status of the Pennsylvania statutory codification project, and lists electronic and print options for Pennsylvania statutory research.

Overview

In 1970, Pennsylvania started a statutory recodification project. This project will continue indefinitely. Until the project is complete, researchers looking for Pennsylvania statutes will need to search both Pennsylvania statutory codes: the Pennsylvania Statutes and the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes.

This section of the research guide provides both a short explanation and a long explanation of the Pennsylvania statutory codification project. Use the pull down menu above to access both explanations.