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PLTA Legislative and Judicial Committee

PLTA protects the interests of the title industry and title professionals by providing representation and advocacy on the legislative and judicial fronts.  We look after your business by being your voice in Harrisburg and on Capitol Hill. 

The Legislative and Judicial Committee of PLTA is on the front line advocating for the passage of important bills.  For example, the current Mechanics' Lien, Mortgage Satisfaction and Deed Registration laws were the products of this committee.

PLTA also has legislative counsel in Harrisburg, Crisci Associates, who constantly monitor legislation and regulations, standing with PLTA in all of its legislative efforts.

In addition, PLTA represents your interests in the Courts of the Commonwealth.  Successful suits against Recorders of Deeds, the Philadelphia Sheriff and School Districts have insured the sanctity of the public record.

More Information is available at the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the Crisci Associates' weekly newsletter PA Capitol Digest.


Legislative Update:

HR 1073 Passes and moved to The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee in 2017

On October 27, 2016 the House of Representatives voted in favor of HR 1073; the vote was 184 - 1.  The resolution  reads: "A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of the scope of records maintained and fees collected by the county recorder of deeds offices in this Commonwealth and to make recommendations."   The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee will be reaching out to stakeholders in the early part of 2017 before commencing their study which is estimated to take several months.

You can find the resolution and other information at:  the Pennsylvania House of Representatives website.

To read the resolution: HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 1073

Download the joint ALTA & PLTA Information Sheet.

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