Terms of Use for Web Sites Maintained by the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus

The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus operates this legislative web site as a public service in order to further constituent communication and access to legislative information.  By accessing this web site, you agree to the Terms of Use, without limitation, qualification or reservation.  The Terms of Use may, at the discretion of the House Republican Caucus, change without notice.  Your use of the web site is subject to any applicable laws as well as the current version of the Terms of Use posted on the web site at the time of such use.  Nothing from this web site may be utilized for election campaign purposes.  If you violate these Terms of Use, your access to this web site and other web sites maintained by the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus may be terminated in addition to other appropriate actions.

1. This website is maintained for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the official record of laws or legislation.  While the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus attempts to provide timely access to legislative and constituent information, any information on this web site should be independently verified for accuracy.  Given the potential for human error as well as the constantly evolving nature of governmental legislation, regulation and judicial action, the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus, its Members and employees make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of information published on this web site and are not liable for any loss caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of this information. 
 
2. This web site provides legislative information but does not, and cannot, provide legal advice.  In order to understand your rights under the law, and how those rights are affected by your particular factual situation, you must consult with an attorney.

3. Any electronic mail or other communication transmitted to or via this website should be limited to a discourse of legitimate concerns related to legislation, state government initiatives and how government affects you.  Election campaign information should not be transmitted to this web site.  Information which is defamatory, obscene , truly threatening or which incites lawless action or illegal conduct should not be transmitted to this web site.

4.  Any material submitted, including suggestions for legislation, comments or other submissions, which may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property rights, will be treated as non-proprietary and your submission will be deemed an unrestricted license to use the material.

5.  The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus has adopted policies and procedures concerning employee conduct to guard against inappropriate disclosure of private information, however, there is no way to provide an absolute guarantee that private information you may submit through electronic mail or other means will not be subject to unintended access.  As a general rule, private information may be shared or disclosed:

(a) with appropriate entities and agencies to facilitate legislative and constituent services.
(b) pursuant to court order, subpoena or other legal process.
(c) to law enforcement and related entities in order to investigate threats, crimes and fraud or for other legitimate law enforcement purposes, or
(d) as otherwise provided by law.

6. This web site may contain links to third party web sites which are not maintained by the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus.  The Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus is not responsible for the content of those third party web sites.  While those third party web sites may provide information which is of interest or which supports the legislative policy viewpoints (government speech) of the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus or its Members, the link provided is no endorsement or guarantee of the accuracy of the information.  You should review the policies and terms of use of each third party web site in order to make informed decisions about your access and participation. 

7. These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with laws of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to its conflicts of law provisions.  By accessing this web site, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Pennsylvania and of any United States courts located within Pennsylvania for the purposes of any and all disputes arising out of the use of this web site.  You waive any objections to the forum of Pennsylvania for lack of venue, forum non conveniens or any other jurisdictional objection.