Pa. House Approves Raised Judicial Retirement Age

Law360, Philadelphia (July 1, 2013, 5:32 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Friday approved a bill to raise the state's mandatory retirement age to 75, the first key step in a multiple-year process aimed at changing the state's constitution.

The legislation, House Bill 79, passed the chamber with broad bipartisan support in a 157-44 vote. The effort to raise the age from the current cap of 70 must pass both chambers of the state's General Assembly in two consecutive years before it goes to the state's electorate for final approval.

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