A: Use this form provided by the PA General Assembly to find your Legislators; as stated on the page the “ZIP+4″ search will yield the best results.
Q: Where can I read the text of, or find out about, the PA Constitution?
A: There following are just a few resources where one can learn about the PA Constitution.
- The Pennsylvania Constitution Web Page of the Duquesne University School of Law.
- The Pennsylvania Constitution is included in each printing of the Pennsylvania Manual.
- The Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association publishes a pocket-sized booklet.
- The Avalon Project at Yale Law School is a collection of legal, historic, & diplomatic documents.
Q: How do I find out about the duties, powers, and function of the various state officers?
A: This information is contained in a document produced by the PA Department of General Services (DGS) called the “Pennsylvania Manual”. The hardcopy “Pennsylvania Manual” is available at some schools or public libraries and may be purchased from the DGS. It is also available online, click here to view the “Pennsylvania Manual” at the DGS website.
Q: How do I know what is law in Pennsylvania?
A: Determining this is a complicated process and is best handled by legal professionals. But the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania makes the following three sources, all produced by the Legislative Reference Bureau, available to the general public: