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The Pennsylvania State Senate

Bills and Resolutions from the 2017-2018 Regular Session

Senate Bill 1225

An Act amending the act of July 10, 1987 (P.L.246, No.47), known as the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, providing for recovery grants for distressed municipalities....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1223

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities; and, in enforcement, further providing for prosecutions under local ordinances superseded by title and for admissibility of department of records....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1113

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, providing for school stability of children in foster care; and making an inconsistent repeal....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1112

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juvenile matters, further providing for definitions, for informal hearing and for disposition of dependent child....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1231

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, further providing for definitions and for existing regulations....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1228

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in computer offenses, providing for the offense of computer extortion by use of ransomware....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1227

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for resident fishing licenses.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1226

An Act amending the act of July 2, 1993 (P.L.345, No.48), entitled "An act empowering the General Counsel or his designee to issue subpoenas for certain licensing board activities; providing for hearing examiners in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs; providing additional powers to the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs; and further providing for civil penalties and license suspension," further providing for hearing examiners....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1224

An Act establishing Recovery-to-work as a pilot program within the Department of Labor and Industry; and providing for local recovery-to-work pilot programs, for incentives to encourage business participation and for powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1220

An Act establishing the Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS; and providing for the duties of the Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1108

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, providing for armed police officer or armed school resource officer....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 11

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in Secretary of the Commonwealth, further providing for powers and duties of the Secretary of the Commonwealth; in primary and election expenses, further providing for definitions, for organization of political committees, for registration and for reporting, providing for limitations on contributions, further providing for late filing fees and certificates of filing, for contributions or expenditures by national banks, corporations or unincorporated associations and for reports by business entities and publication and providing for independent expenditures and for corporate political accountability....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 354

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Mike Regan, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, Michele Brooks, Judith L. Schwank, John R. Gordner, Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Sharif Street, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Blake, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 6 through 12, 2018, as "National Hospital Week" in Pennsylvania and urging members of the Senate to visit hospitals in their communities to learn about the innovative, quality care and services that are improving the health and quality of life for residents of this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John R. Gordner, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, John P. Blake, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 350

A Resolution designating May 15, 2018, as "Trauma Registrars Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 347

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Postpartum Depression Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Michele Brooks, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 346

A Resolution designating May 22, 2018, as "Cellicon Valley Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 345

A Resolution designating May 12, 2018, as "National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day" in Pennsylvania and commending the National Association of Letter Carriers for its humanitarian efforts to eliminate hunger....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 258

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 942

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in authorized disposition of offenders, further providing for sentence of persons under the age of 18 for murder, murder of an unborn child and murder of a law enforcement officer; in sentencing, further providing for sentences for second and subsequent offenses; and, in probation and parole, further providing for parole power....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1067

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, providing for adoption of guidelines for administrative probation violations; and, in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation and providing for resentencing of certain offenders incarcerated due to revocation of probation....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott Wagner, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 613

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for the title of the act, for findings and declaration of policy, for right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation, for definitions, for unlawful discriminatory practices and for prohibition of certain real estate practices; providing for protection of religious exercise; and further providing for powers and duties of commission, for educational program and for construction and exclusiveness of remedy....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Wagner, Charles T. McIlhinney, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, Anthony H. Williams, Daylin Leach, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 13 through 19, 2018, as "National Police Week" and designating May 7, 2018, as "Police Officers' Memorial Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Sharif Street, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 342

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 6 through 12, 2018, as "National Travel and Tourism Week" and May 7, 2018, as "Tourism Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 340

A Resolution recognizing May 14, 2018, or 29th of Iyar, 5778, as the 70th anniversary of the birth of the State of Israel....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 338

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Lupus Awareness Month" and May 10, 2018, as "World Lupus Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 336

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 335

A Resolution designating April 23, 2018, as "Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 332

A Resolution designating May 1, 2018, as "Pennsylvania Health Care Information Technology Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 331

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Elder A. Vogel, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 329

A Resolution recognizing April 28, 2018, as "National Prescription Drug Take Back Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 328

A Resolution designating the week of April 23 through 27, 2018, as "Every Kid Healthy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 325

A Resolution recognizing the week of April 16 through 20, 2018, as the "Week of the Young Child" in Pennsylvania and supporting high-quality early childhood education as the right choice for young children in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Michele Brooks, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 324

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as "Limb Loss Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 317

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Pennsylvania Donate Life Month."

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 321

A Resolution recognizing the week of April 15 through 21, 2018, as "Osteopathic Medicine Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 320

A Resolution designating April 17, 2018, as "WEDnetPA Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 319

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1131

An Act establishing the Landslide Insurance and Assistance Program within the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency; providing for related powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency; establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Landslide Insurance and Assistance Board; providing for duties of the Auditor General; establishing the Landslide Insurance Fund and the Landslide Assistance Fund; imposing a penalty; and making appropriations....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 315

A Resolution designating April 16, 2018, as "Pocono Raceway Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Sharif Street, Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 314

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as "School Library Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 313

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as "Jazz Appreciation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 311

A Resolution designating April 8, 2018, as "Cushing's Syndrome Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Elder A. Vogel, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 310

A Resolution designating the week of April 8 through 14, 2018, as "Crime Victims' Rights Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 309

A Resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 308

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2018 as "Eye Donor Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

A Resolution designating April 5, 2018, as "Gold Star Wives Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring and recognizing the sacrifices made by the spouses and families of fallen members of the armed forces of the United States....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Sharif Street, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 305

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as "Autism Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott E. Hutchinson, David G. Argall, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 303

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2018 as "National Athletic Training Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

A Resolution designating the week of April 9 through 13, 2018, as "Local Government Week" and April 11, 2018, as "Local Government Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Michele Brooks, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne Langerholc, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Sharif Street, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Ryan P. Aument, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 255

A Resolution encouraging equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards and in senior management of companies in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 416

A Resolution directing the Department of Labor and Industry to conduct a study of the fire codes and standards adopted and enforced by each municipality in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, John H. Eichelberger, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Bill 1221

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in additional coverages, further providing for the definition of "employe"; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Bill 1219

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in marriage license, further providing for restrictions on issuance of license....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Bill 1210

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assessments of persons and property, further providing for assessments and appeals for certain tax years....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Resolution 382

A Resolution urging the Federal Food and Drug Administration to enforce existing guidelines establishing a clear standard of identity for milk....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Wayne Langerholc, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Resolution 375

A Resolution urging the President and Congress of the United States to enact legislation that advances the development of an Appalachian storage hub for petrochemical feedstock....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Resolution 326

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to adopt the National Park Service's recommendations to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to include additional sites along the Lewis and Clark Expedition's Eastern Legacy....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 530

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1987 (P.L.220, No.39), known as the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act, further providing for definitions, for qualifications for license, for reciprocity, for restriction on the use of title "licensed clinical social worker," for restrictions on the use of title "Licensed Professional Counselor," for penalties and for unlawful practice; and repealing provisions related to appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Art Haywood, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Joseph B. Scarnati, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2018

Senate Bill 1101

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in certificate of title and security interests, further providing for content and effect of certificate of title and for theft vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Scott E. Hutchinson, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1091

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for contributions for pediatric cancer research and establishing the Pediatric Cancer Research Fund....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1056

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in corporate net income tax, further defining taxable income....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Gene Yaw, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa Baker, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, Kim L. Ward, Wayne Langerholc, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1037

An Act amending Title 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, consolidating the Civil Service Act; providing for civil service reform in the areas of merit-based hiring, civil service applications, certification, examinations and promotions; and making related repeals....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, David G. Argall, Anthony H. Williams, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne Langerholc, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Daniel Laughlin, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Martin, Sharif Street, Gene Yaw, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1002

An Act designating a bridge on that portion of State Route 1041 over the Mahoning Creek in Grant Township and Canoe Township, Indiana County, as the Army SPC Christine L. Mayes Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge on that portion of State Route 286 over the South Branch Cush Creek River, Montgomery Township, Indiana County, as the Sgt. Edward John Parada Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 19108, on that portion of Pennsylvania Route 286 over the Two Lick Creek, Borough of Clymer, Indiana County, as the Corporal Louis R. Tate Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge, identified as Bridge Key 19109, on that portion of Pennsylvania Route 286 over the Two Lick Creek, at the east end of the Borough of Clymer, Indiana County, as the Lance Corporal Joshua T. Twigg Memorial Bridge; designating the portion of State Route 2024 and State Route 1016, also known as Monument Orviston Road, from the intersection of State Route 2024 and Main Street in Beech Creek Borough, Clinton County, to the intersection of State Route 1016 and Kato Orviston Road in Curtin Township, Centre County, as the CPL Milford H. Wensel Memorial Highway; and designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 44 in Potter County as the Highway to the Stars....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 978

An Act providing for the disposal of hospice or home health care patient medication.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 934

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry, its departmental administrative and advisory boards and departmental administrative officers, further providing for fees and for Industrial Board and establishing the Elevator Safety Board....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Daylin Leach, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Sharif Street, Thomas H Killion, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mario M. Scavello, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 892

An Act amending the act of December 16, 1986 (P.L.1646, No.188), known as the Chiropractic Practice Act, in licensure and regulation, further providing for license required....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Regan, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Art Haywood, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 817

An Act authorizing the Department of General Services to extend the term of a certain lease of real property, being a portion of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans' Center in East Vincent Township, Chester County; authorizing the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, with the approval of the Governor, to grant and convey to Robbie S. Cohen-Millstein certain lands situate in Nockamixon Township, Bucks County, in exchange for Robbie S. Cohen-Millstein granting and conveying certain lands to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, to be added to those existing lands at Delaware Canal State Park; authorizing the Department of General Services, with the concurrence of the Department of Environmental Protection, to lease to Pier 35 1/2 LLC, or its nominee, land within the bed of the Delaware River in the City of Philadelphia; and authorizing the Department of General Services, with the concurrence of the Department of Environmental Protection, to lease to Penn Treaty Views LLC, or its nominee, land within the bed of the Delaware River in the City of Philadelphia; and authorizing the Department of General Services, with the concurrence of the Department of Environmental Protection, to lease to K4 Philadelphia, LLC, or its nominee, land within the bed of the Delaware River in the City of Philadelphia....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 564

An Act providing for installation of protective fencing on certain State-owned bridges and for powers and duties of the Department of Transportation....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 552

An Act amending Titles 51 (Military Affairs) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Department of Military Affairs, further providing for Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund; in State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust Fund; in Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Commission, repealing provisions relating to the Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund and to expiration; and, in registration of vehicles, further providing for Pennsylvania monument registration plate....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 499

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in county correctional institutions, further providing for board meetings....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 431

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in nuisances, further providing for the offense of scattering rubbish; in rules of the road in general, providing for duty of driver in litter enforcement corridors; and, in powers of department and local authorities, providing for designation of litter enforcement corridors and further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1142

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school finances, further providing for intergovernmental agreements for school security and safety; in grounds and buildings, further providing for school police officers; in safe schools, further providing for the Office for Safe Schools; providing for school safety and security and for school police officers and school resource officers; establishing the School Safety and Security Fund; establishing the Safe2Say Program; and providing for methods of anonymous reporting concerning unsafe activities in schools....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Scott Martin, Jay Costa, John H. Eichelberger, Robert M. Tomlinson, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, Anthony H. Williams, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Patrick J. Stefano, Camera Bartolotta, Daniel Laughlin, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 397

A Resolution designating June 30, 2018, as "Arthrogryposis Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Sharif Street, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1156

An Act designating a bridge on that portion of Pennsylvania Route 100 over the Schuylkill River in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County, as the Newstell Marable, Sr., Memorial Bridge; designating the bridge on Stoughstown Road over Interstate 81 in Cumberland County (bridge number 21-3007-0020-0865) as the Private Raymond Lafayette Naugle Memorial Bridge; designating the bridge on Maple Avenue over the Yellow Breeches Creek in Walnut Bottom Township, Cumberland County (bridge number 21-3009-0012-0000), as the Sergeant Kenneth Lee "Buck" Devor Memorial Bridge; designating a bridge on that portion of U.S. Route 219 South, over U.S. Route 22, also known as the Admiral Peary Highway, in Cambria Township, Cambria County, as the PFC Nick Kozorosky Memorial Bridge; designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 54 in West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, as the Francis V. "Angie" McAndrew Memorial Highway; and designating a portion of State Route 2026, in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, as the Corporal Michael Dennis Cooke Memorial Highway....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 170

An Act amending the act of June 12, 1931 (P.L.575, No.200), entitled "An act providing for joint action by Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the development of the ports on the lower Delaware River, and the improvement of the facilities for transportation across the river; authorizing the Governor, for these purposes, to enter into an agreement with New Jersey; creating The Delaware River Joint Commission and specifying the powers and duties thereof, including the power to finance projects by the issuance of revenue bonds; transferring to the new commission all the powers of the Delaware River Bridge Joint Commission; and making an appropriation," further providing for the Delaware River Joint Commission, for composition, for employees, for financing and for executive sessions; providing for majority approval and contract procedures; further providing for report; providing for conflicts of interest and for master plan; creating the Port Authority Transit Corporation Commuter's Council; further providing for definitions; authorizing the Governor to apply for approval; prohibiting the entrance into a compact until passage of a similar act; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1126

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in selection and retention of judicial officers, further providing for continuing education requirement....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1095

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Robert M. Tomlinson, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1047

An Act amending the act of February 12, 2004 (P.L.73, No.11), known as the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority Act for Cities of the Second Class, in Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority for Cities of the Second Class, further providing for term of existence....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 735

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, further providing for the title of the act; and, in sale of property, providing for optional county demolition and rehabilitation fund....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 595

An Act amending Title 57 (Notaries Public) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in revised uniform law on notarial acts, further providing for authority to perform notarial act, providing for notarial acts performed by remotely located individuals and further providing for notification regarding performance of notarial act on electronic record and selection of technology....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 399

A Concurrent Resolution honoring the life and service of Carl L. Mease.

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 415

A Resolution designating June 26, 2018, as "Turkic Cultural Day" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the valuable work of the Council of Turkic American Associations and the Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 414

A Resolution designating the week of August 6 through 10, 2018, as "YMCA Advocacy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 413

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2018 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and acknowledging the importance of raising public awareness of the threat and causes of prostate cancer....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, and Mike Folmer

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 412

A Resolution designating the month of September 2018 as "Mushroom Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Mike Folmer

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 411

A Resolution recognizing September 21, 2018, as "International Day of Peace"; expressing support of its ideals and principles; and encouraging Pennsylvanians to meaningfully engage at this worldwide event....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 410

A Resolution designating July 31, 2018, as "Heatstroke Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 409

A Resolution designating the week of July 16 through 22, 2018, as "Juror Appreciation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 408

A Resolution designating July 21, 2018, as "Anthracite Heritage Day" in Pennsylvania and recognizing 2018 as the 250th anniversary of the discovery of anthracite coal as a fuel source....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John P. Blake, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Folmer

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 884

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in orphans' court divisions, further providing for appointment and purpose and for compensation; and, in incapacitated persons, providing for venue and for confidentiality and disclosure of information, further providing for petition and hearing and independent evaluation, repealing provisions relating to county of appointment and qualifications, further providing for review hearing, providing for affidavit in uncontested termination matters and for counsel, further providing for emergency guardian, repealing provisions relating to provisions similar to other estates, providing for removal and discharge of guardian, for appointment of guardian in conveyance and for bond, further providing for evidence of incapacity, for cross-examination of witnesses and for provisions concerning powers, duties and liabilities, providing for protection of person dealing with guardian, and further providing for when accounting filed, for distributions of income and principal during incapacity and for guardianship services....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 860

An Act providing for duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, for educating and training of government-funded professionals who come into contact with individuals engaged in risky substance use and for training programs to educate physicians and nonphysicians in addressing risky substance use and addiction; developing screening and assessment instruments for addictive substances; requiring treatment programs and providers to utilize evidence-based prevention and treatment approaches; and providing for screening at the time of arraignment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 859

An Act amending the act of November 22, 1978 (P.L.1166, No.274), referred to as the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Law, further providing for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency; and establishing the Mental Health and Justice Advisory Committee and the Mental Health and Justice Grant Program....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1172

An Act amending the act of October 31, 2006 (P.L.1210, No.133), known as the Price Gouging Act, further providing for definitions, for price gouging prohibited and for investigation....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 653

An Act amending the act of December 31, 1965 (P.L.1257, No.511), known as The Local Tax Enabling Act, in local taxes, further providing for collection; in consolidated collection of local income taxes, further providing for tax collection committees and for powers and duties of tax officer; in collection of delinquent taxes, further providing for costs of collection; and making a related editorial change....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, Anthony H. Williams, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Scott Wagner, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in uniform health insurance claim form, further providing for forms for health insurance claims....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Regan, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa M. Boscola, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Michele Brooks, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Patrick J. Stefano, Richard L. Alloway, John P. Blake, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 257

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, providing for quality eye care for insured Pennsylvanians....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Judith L. Schwank, Michele Brooks, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1005

An Act amending the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), known as The County Code, making extensive revisions relating to preliminary provisions; names and corporate powers, classification of counties; fixing and relocating lines and boundaries; county officers; county commissioners and chief clerks; controller; auditors; treasurer; county solicitor; engineer; sheriff and coroner; prothonotary, clerks of court, clerk of orphan's court, register of wills, recorder of deeds; district attorney, assistants and detectives; salaries of county officers; fees of salaried county officers, salary boards, payment of solicitors appointed by county officers; fiscal affairs; contracts and special powers and duties of counties; public health; aeronautics; grounds and buildings; eminent domain and injury to property; recreation places; bridges, viaducts and culverts and roads; providing for military and veterans affairs; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 611

An Act amending the act of July 8, 1978 (P.L.752, No.140), known as the Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act, further providing for definitions, for disqualification and forfeiture of benefits and for restitution for monetary loss; and repealing a retroactivity provision....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, Charles T. McIlhinney, Mike Regan, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 172

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in rules of the road in general, further providing for speed timing devices and providing for automated speed enforcement systems in active work zones and establishing a pilot program for automated speed enforcement system on designated highway....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1099

An Act amending the act of May 25, 1945 (P.L.1050, No.394), known as the Local Tax Collection Law, further providing for definitions; providing for county option to collect real property taxes, for optional alternative tax collection agreements and for collection of school taxes by school districts; and further providing for bonds of tax collectors....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in public safety, providing for the School Safety and Security Program....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, John T. Yudichak, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 293

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of school safety in this Commonwealth and report its findings to the Senate....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 899

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for older adults protective services and imposing penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 31

An Act amending the act of June 26, 2001 (P.L.755, No.77), known as the Tobacco Settlement Act, in Commonwealth universal research enhancement, establishing the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program and Spinal Cord Research Advisory Committee, further providing for department responsibilities and for use of funds and providing for spinal cord injury research programs funding....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 764

An Act amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, providing for preliminary provisions, further providing for short title, for definitions, for State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons, for powers and duties of board, for license to engage in business, for biennial renewal, for enforcement, for protest hearing decision within 120 days unless waived by the parties, for reimbursement for all parts and service required by the manufacturer or distributor and reimbursement audits, for damage disclosure, for mediation and arbitration, for unlawful acts by manufacturers or distributors, for area of responsibility, for termination of franchises, for industry reorganization, for succession to franchise ownership, for manufacturer right of first refusal, for manufacturer or distributor repurchase of inventory and equipment, for reimbursement of rental costs for dealer facility, for grounds for disciplinary proceedings, for administrative liability of employer, copartnership, association or corporation, for reinstatement, for application for license, for refusal of license, for change of salesperson's license to indicate new employer, for termination of employment or business, for exemption from licensure and registration, for limitations on establishing or relocating dealers, for licensing cost, for penalties, for civil actions for violations, for fees, for disposition of fees and fines, for vehicle shows, off-premise sales and exhibitions and for off-premise sales, shows, exhibitions or rallies on Sundays; providing for recreational vehicles and for miscellaneous provisions; further providing for savings provision, for repeals, expiration of terms of board members and for existing rules and regulations....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1217

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for certain limitations in cities of the first class....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Anthony H. Williams, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1216

An Act establishing the Office of New Americans and providing for its powers and duties; and establishing the Advisory Committee to Office of New Americans and providing for its powers, duties and membership....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1215

An Act amending Title 26 (Eminent Domain) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitations on use of eminent domain, further providing for definitions and providing for eminent domain of land subject to conservation easement....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1110

An Act providing for consumer prescription drug pricing disclosure.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1218

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for school safety and security training....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Wayne Langerholc, John R. Gordner, Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Kim L. Ward, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 699

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for nonemergency medical transportation services....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for construction and renovation of buildings by school entities; and establishing a grant program for maintenance projects....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Richard L. Alloway, Daniel Laughlin, Charles T. McIlhinney, Robert M. Tomlinson, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, and John R. Gordner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 698

An Act amending the act of November 6, 1987 (P.L.381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act, in administration, further providing for duties of department and area agencies on aging....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 405

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to enact Federal legislation pending in the United States Senate to prevent the separation of children from their parents at the border and keep immigrant families together....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 395

A Resolution urging the United States House of Representatives to immediately consider and adopt articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 393

A Resolution establishing the Task Force on Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1214

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in entertainment production tax credit, further providing for carryover, carryback and assignment of credit....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1213

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in safe schools, establishing the School Student Mental Health Assistance Augmentation Account and providing for deposit of court costs and filing fees into the account; and making an inconsistent repeal....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1212

An Act amending Titles 30 (Fish) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war and for exemptions from license requirements; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for eligibility for license, for resident license and fee exemptions and for license costs and fees....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 407

A Resolution designating the week of July 2 through 8, 2018, as "Whiskey Rebellion Heritage Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 406

A Resolution designating the month of September 2018 as "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Michele Brooks, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1209

An Act amending the act of November 29, 2006 (P.L.1471, No.165), known as the Sexual Assault Testing and Evidence Collection Act, further providing for sexual assault evidence collection program; and requiring the Pennsylvania State Police to complete and submit a report....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 394

A Resolution designating the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Purple Heart State and recognizing August 7th as "Purple Heart Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1096

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in rules of the road in general, providing for platooning; and providing for highly automated vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 963

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability and compensation, further providing for schedule of compensation and for physical examination or expert interview....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, John H. Eichelberger, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Wagner, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 249

An Act amending the act of May 21, 1937 (P.L.774, No.211), referred to as the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Act, further providing for emergency vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, Robert M. Tomlinson, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 804

An Act amending the act of May 27, 1953 (P.L.244, No.34), entitled "An act relating to and regulating the contracts of incorporated towns and providing penalties," further providing for regulation of contracts....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 803

An Act amending the act of May 1, 1933 (P.L.103, No.69), known as The Second Class Township Code, in contracts, further providing for letting contracts....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 802

An Act amending the act of June 24, 1931 (P.L.1206, No.331), known as The First Class Township Code, in contracts, further providing for general regulations concerning contracts....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 801

An Act amending Titles 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) and 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in contracts, further providing for regulation of contracts; and, in contracts, further providing for contracts or purchases not requiring advertising or bidding....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 521

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, providing for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in schools....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Art Haywood, Daniel Laughlin, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 668

An Act amending the act of June 6, 1980 (P.L.197, No.57), known as the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act, further providing for definitions; repealing provisions related to approval of drugs; providing for imaging test; and further providing for exemptions and exceptions....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1171

An Act amending Titles 3 (Agriculture) and 27 (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in nutrient management and odor management, further providing for the Nutrient Management Advisory Board; and, in Agricultural Advisory Board, further providing for establishment of board....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1132

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in other officers, establishing the Pennsylvania Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission, providing for its powers and duties and establishing the Alternative Dispute Resolution Fund....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1001

An Act providing for the declaration of a public health emergency, for duties of the Department of Health, for temporary regulations and for immunity from liability....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 945

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for contributions to Veterans' Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 402

A Resolution recognizing June 27, 2018, as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" and the month of June 2018 as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 401

A Resolution designating the week of September 9 through 15, 2018, as "Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research and Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania to increase awareness and understanding of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas H Killion, John P. Blake, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1019

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security; in 911 emergency communication services, further providing for telecommunications management and for fund, providing for Legislative Budget and Finance Committee review and further providing for termination of chapter; in general provisions, further providing for definitions and for purposes of part; in Commonwealth services, further providing for general authority of Governor, for temporary housing, for debris and wreckage removal, for community disaster loans, for individual and family assistance and for grants for hazard mitigation, providing for use and appropriation of unused Commonwealth funds, establishing the Disaster Emergency Fund, further providing for laws suspended during emergency assignments, providing for penalty for false application and further providing for organization, for powers and duties of Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, for utilization of existing services and facilities and for radiological emergency response preparedness, planning and recovery program and providing for online training for firefighters; in volunteer firefighters, further providing for funds; in local organizations and services, further providing for general authority of political subdivisions, for local coordinator of emergency management, for powers and duties of political subdivisions, for coordination, assistance and mutual aid, for appropriations by political subdivisions, for law applicable to local organizations, for agreements among political subdivisions, for payments involving one political subdivision and for payments involving two or more political subdivisions and providing for regional all-hazards preparedness and emergency management; in Emergency Management Assistance Compact, further providing for budgetary considerations and providing for protections; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for duties concerning disaster prevention, for acceptance of services, gifts, grants and loans, for interstate arrangements and for immunity from civil liability, providing for other benefits unaffected, further providing for special powers of local agencies, for compensation for accidental injury and for penalties and providing for authority of Federal law enforcement officers, for confidentiality and for adverse interests; in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for award of grants; in incentives for municipal volunteers of fire companies and nonprofit emergency medical services agencies, further providing for program authorization; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 2

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for education savings account; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Department of Education and the State Treasury....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 357

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for the offense of aggravated assault by person in custody....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 819

An Act amending the act of June 30, 1981 (P.L.128, No.43), known as the Agricultural Area Security Law, further providing for definitions and for purchase of agricultural conservation easements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Regan, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 22

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated and distinct amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, organizing the Judiciary into representative districts and further providing for residency requirements and for the Legislative Reapportionment Commission for the purpose of reapportioning and redistricting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Anthony H. Williams, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Robert M. Tomlinson, Thomas H Killion, Richard L. Alloway, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 949

An Act amending the act of May 27, 1953 (P.L.244, No.34), entitled "An act relating to and regulating the contracts of incorporated towns and providing penalties," further providing for power to convey....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 948

An Act amending the act of June 24, 1931 (P.L.1206, No.331), known as The First Class Township Code, further providing for suits and property....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 947

An Act amending Titles 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) and 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in corporate powers, further providing for personal property; and, in corporate powers, further providing for city property and affairs....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 773

An Act amending the act of April 18, 1929 (P.L.612, No.253), entitled "An act for the election of the mayor, members of town council, and auditors, in incorporated towns of the Commonwealth; regulating the manner of voting for such officers, and repealing inconsistent general, local and special laws," further providing for publication of audit report....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 772

An Act amending the act of June 24, 1931 (P.L.1206, No.331), known as The First Class Township Code, in auditors, further providing for surcharges, auditors' report and publication of financial statements....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 771

An Act amending Titles 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) and 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers and duties of elected officials, further providing for completion, filing and publication of auditor's report and financial statement; and, in accounts and finances, further providing for annual reports, publication, filing report with Department of Community and Economic Development and penalty....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 384

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study and issue a report making recommendations for initiatives to assist dairy producers in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, John R. Gordner, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Sharif Street, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John P. Sabatina, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 398

A Resolution recognizing July 12, 2018, as "Summer Learning Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 851

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, in short title and definitions, further providing for definitions; and, in sale of property, further providing for repurchase by owner and providing for limitation on trusteeship and for ownership interests and responsibilities of delinquent property owner....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 776

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, further providing for definitions and for establishment of program....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 1205

An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in regulation of insurers and related persons generally, providing for corporate governance annual disclosure; and, in reserve liabilities, further providing for small company exemption....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1198

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school districts, providing for publicly accessible school performance indexes or reports and further providing for value-added assessment system....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1032

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams and for powers and duties of the Secretary of Education; and, in State Board of Education, further providing for powers and duties of the board....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 780

An Act relating to telemedicine; authorizing the regulation of telemedicine by professional licensing boards; and providing for insurance coverage of telemedicine....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Sharif Street, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 461

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in DNA data and testing, further providing for policy, for definitions, for powers and duties of State Police, for State DNA Data Base, for State DNA Data Bank, for State Police recommendation of additional offenses, for procedural compatibility with FBI and for DNA sample required upon conviction, delinquency adjudication and certain ARD cases, providing for collection from persons accepted from other jurisdictions and further providing for procedures for withdrawal, collection and transmission of DNA samples, for procedures for conduct, disposition and use of DNA analysis, for DNA data base exchange and for expungement....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 255

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of pool selling and bookmaking....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1079

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth services, providing for online training for firefighters....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Gene Yaw, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 933

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in proprietary and official rights, further providing for the offense of wearing of uniforms and insignia and misrepresentation of military service or honors; and, in State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 575

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in volunteer firefighters, further providing for definitions, for statement of purpose, for funds and for audits....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 667

An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in land banks, further providing for creation and existence....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, John R. Gordner, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 919

An Act amending the act of May 28, 1937 (P.L.955, No.265), referred to as the Housing Authorities Law, further providing for powers of an authority; and providing for relocation....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Resolution 396

A Resolution designating the month of September 2018 as "Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania to promote suicide prevention and raise greater awareness of the problem of suicide....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 403

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in employees, further providing for commission members.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1176

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in home rule and optional plan government, further providing for submission of question for election of government study commission and for limitation on enactment of ordinance or filing of petition....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1169

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, further providing for genetic counselor....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1168

An Act amending Title 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in elections of officers, further providing for decrease in number of members of council....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1074

An Act amending the act of October 5, 1978 (P.L.1109, No.261), known as the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, further providing for genetic counselor....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1021

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in veterans' pensions and benefits, further providing for amputee and paralyzed veteran's pension....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 190

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, in insurance producers, further providing for definitions and providing for self-service storage insurance....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 714

An Act establishing the Pennsylvania Career Readiness Council; and providing for its powers and duties.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Resolution 385

A Resolution celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Wing of the Civil Air Patrol and designating June 12, 2018, as "Pennsylvania Wing Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1199

An Act amending Title 26 (Eminent Domain) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for property owner's bill of rights statement....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1087

An Act establishing a joint legislative, executive and judicial commission on the child-welfare system.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1200

An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for definitions, for wage rates and for collection of unpaid wages....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-15-2018

Senate Bill 655

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, further providing for definitions, providing for Pennsylvania Safe Effective Opioid Prescribing Advisory Council and further providing for promulgation of regulations....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 299

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in nomination of candidates, further providing for number of signers required for nomination petitions of candidates at primaries....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Mike Regan, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Thomas H Killion, David G. Argall, Scott Wagner, Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, James R. Brewster, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 299

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, Thomas H Killion, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 298

A Resolution designating the week of April 8 through 15, 2018, as "Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 297

A Resolution designating the week of April 9 through 13, 2018, as "Work Zone Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne Langerholc, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Sharif Street, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 295

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Lisa Baker, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 294

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Professional Social Work Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

A Resolution honoring the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American military pilots who served honorably during World War II.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Sharif Street, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 288

A Resolution designating the week of February 11 through 17, 2018, as "Cardiac Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 390

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2018 as "LGBT Pride Month" in Pennsylvania in celebration of LGBT accomplishments and contributions to this Commonwealth and making a strong recommitment to fight for LGBT equality....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1208

An Act amending Titles 27 (Environmental Resources) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for Keystone Tree Fund; and, in registration of vehicles, providing for contributions to the Keystone Tree Fund....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, John R. Gordner, Scott Martin, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1207

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers of attorney, providing for judicial relief....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1201

An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for wage rates and for collection of unpaid wages....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1190

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania State Police, providing for animal abuse registry; and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania State Police....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Richard L. Alloway, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 391

A Resolution observing June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Scott E. Hutchinson, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1189

An Act designating certain activity by the Delaware River Basin Commission as the exercise of the power of eminent domain that entitles the owners of the property in question to appropriate and just compensation....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Gene Yaw, John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Richard L. Alloway, Michele Brooks, Donald C. White, Mike Regan, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1181

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for early intervention depression screening....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1080

An Act designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) between Pennsylvania Route 926 (Street Road) and U.S. Route 1 located in London Grove Township and Londonderry Township, Chester County, as the Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial Highway....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1036

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for payment of court costs, restitution and fines, for fine and for failure to pay fine; in licensing of drivers, further providing for suspension of operating privilege for failure to respond to citation; and, in penalties and disposition of fines, further providing for inability to pay fine and costs....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 931

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in service and facilities, providing for pipeline safety valves....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 930

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in service and facilities, providing for pipeline emergency management information....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 835

An Act amending the act of February 19, 1980 (P.L.15, No.9), known as the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act, in definitions, further providing for definitions; in application of act and penalties, further providing for unlawful to conduct business without license or registration certificate, for criminal penalties and for exclusions; in powers and duties of the State Real Estate Commission in general, further providing for administration and enforcement; adding provisions relating to land agent registration certificates; and, in duties of licensees, further providing for prohibited acts....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Daylin Leach, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 832

An Act amending the act of April 16, 1992 (P.L.155, No.28), known as the Assessors Certification Act, further providing for definitions and for duties of board; repealing provisions relating to qualifications; further providing for certification; providing for employees of political subdivisions; and further providing for disciplinary and correction measures and for unlawful practice....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 689

An Act amending the act of July 10, 1990 (P.L.404, No.98), known as the Real Estate Appraisers Certification Act, further providing for definitions and for State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 576

An Act providing for reimbursement of patient expenses associated with participation in cancer clinical trials and for duties of the Department of Health; and imposing a penalty....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1063

An Act designating a bridge on that portion of Pennsylvania Route 286 over the Two Lick Creek, Borough of Clymer, Indiana County, as the Corporal Louis R. Tate Memorial Bridge....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1129

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in adoption, further providing for definitions, for hearing, for alternative procedure for relinquishment, for grounds for involuntary termination and for petition for involuntary termination, providing for notice if identity or whereabouts of birth parent or putative father unknown, further providing for consents necessary to adoption and repealing provisions relating to consents not naming adopting parents....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 652

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in burglary and other criminal intrusion, further providing for the offense of criminal trespass....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 388

A Resolution recognizing the Loyalsock Creek, flowing from the Endless Mountain region of Pennsylvania in Sullivan and Bradford Counties through Lycoming County to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, as the "2018 River of the Year."...

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Lisa Baker, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 387

A Resolution congratulating The Pennsylvania State University wrestling team on its seventh National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Wrestling Championship in the past eight years....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: and Jake Corman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 389

A Resolution designating November 23, 2018, as "State Partnership Program with Lithuania Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Sharif Street, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 880

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in size, weight and load, further providing for operation of certain combinations on interstate and certain other highways, repealing provisions relating to operation of motor homes on interstate and certain other highways and further providing for width of vehicles and for length of vehicles; and, in administration and enforcement, further providing for specific powers of department and local authoirties....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, Thomas H Killion, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Camera Bartolotta, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 234

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, authorizing assessments for energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Charles T. McIlhinney, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Robert M. Tomlinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, Daniel Laughlin, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, David G. Argall, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 820

An Act providing for civil immunity for persons that operate agritourism activities under certain circumstances.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Charles T. McIlhinney, Scott Martin, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 373

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission to recommend safety, oversight and interagency coordination improvements for the transport of oil, natural gas and other hazardous liquids through pipelines in this Commonwealth and develop and promote legislation in furtherance of its recommendations....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 917

An Act amending the act of July 28, 1988 (P.L.556, No.101), known as the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, in recycling and waste reduction, further providing for Commonwealth recycling and waste reduction....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1206

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in the State System of Higher Education, further providing for definitions, for establishment of the State System of Higher Education and its institutions, providing for treatment of funds other than State-appropriated funds, further providing for purposes and general powers, for project contracts, for the chancellor, for powers and duties of the Board of Governors, for powers and duties of councils of trustees, for power and duties of institution presidents, for annual audit and for annual report....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Robert M. Tomlinson, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1204

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in educational tax credits, further providing for limitations....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1195

An Act providing for small business fee exemption.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1194

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in educational tax credits, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 386

A Resolution observing June 15, 2018, as "Eid al-Fitr Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 816

An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in dangerous dogs, further providing for court proceedings, certificate of registration and disposition; and providing for muzzled dogs....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 154

A Concurrent Resolution disapproving the part of the Real Property Disposition Plan No. 1 of 2013 that provided for the disposition of approximately 198 acres in Shenango Township, Lawrence County....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 962

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in neighborhood blight reclamation and revitalization, further providing for failure to comply with a code requirement....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1098

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in enforcement, providing for automated enforcement of failure to stop for school bus with flashing red lights and establishing the School Bus Safety Grant Program Fund....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 891

An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in pharmaceutical assistance for the elderly, further providing for income verification....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Scott Wagner, Patrick M. Browne, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1203

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for weapons of mass destruction; and, in theft and related offenses, further providing for grading of theft offenses....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, David G. Argall, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1202

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for hunting on Sunday prohibited, providing for hunting on Sunday, and further providing for trespass on private property while hunting....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1196

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for small business tax reinvestment....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1191

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school directors, further providing for board of directors and election or appointment and for school board in first class A school districts and appointment of seats, and numbers, terms, and methods for election of school directors in first class A school districts....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1111

An Act providing for the Pennsylvania Promise Program and the Pennsylvania Promise Fund.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1109

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, providing for prohibition on reimbursement....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1107

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Statewide School Safety Commission....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 383

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to establish an advisory committee to conduct a study relating to cultural and creative districts and to report its findings and recommendations to the Senate....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 376

A Resolution designating June 2, 2018, as "Gun Violence Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania in recognition of this public safety and public health issue and in commemoration of the lives lost to gun violence in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 286

A Resolution honoring the life and accomplishments of physicist Stephen Hawking.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 285

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2018 as "National Nutrition Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Blake, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 283

A Resolution designating the week of March 18 through 24, 2018, as "Maple Producers Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 281

A Resolution recognizing March 8, 2018, as "International Women's Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 280

A Resolution recognizing 2018 as the bicentennial anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass and honoring the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass and his contributions to the United States of America....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Anthony H. Williams, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for order authorizing interception of wire, electronic or oral communications; in trade and commerce, further providing for buying or exchanging Federal food order coupons, stamps, authorization cards or access devices and for fraudulent traffic in food orders; and, in source selection and contract formation, further providing for debarment or suspension....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, David G. Argall, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Mike Regan, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 1003

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in quality health care accountability and protection, further providing for emergency services....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 922

An Act amending Titles 35 (Health and Safety), 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, establishing the Nonnarcotic Medication Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program; in organization and jurisdiction of courts of common pleas, providing for court assessments for substance use disorder treatment; in other criminal provisions, further providing for supervisory relationship to offenders; and, in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for supervisory relationship to offenders....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Scott Martin, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 1197

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for net gains or income, net losses and for dividends....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 1193

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in corporate net income tax, further providing for manufacturing innovation and reinvestment deduction....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 381

A Resolution designating June 6, 2018, as "Computer Science Education Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 380

A Resolution designating the week of June 10 through 16, 2018, as "State Veterans' Homes Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Kim L. Ward, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1090

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in offenses involving danger to the person, providing for antihazing and prescribing penalties; in minors, further providing for purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of liquor or malt or brewed beverages and providing for safe harbor for violation of section 6308(a); in forfeiture of assets, further providing for asset forfeiture; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Wayne Langerholc, Gene Yaw, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Robert M. Tomlinson, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 554

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in human trafficking, further providing for definitions, repealing provisions relating to appropriate implementation for minor victims of human trafficking, providing for special relief to restore victim's dignity and autonomy and for safe harbor for sexually exploited children, establishing the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund and imposing penalties; and, in juvenile matters, providing for dependency in lieu of delinquency....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Gene Yaw, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, John P. Blake, Art Haywood, Mario M. Scavello, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 104

A Resolution urging the Governor to end the moratorium on new nonsurface disturbance natural gas drilling leases involving Commonwealth State forest land....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Regan, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1175

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for administrative subpoena; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for powers and duties of probation officers and for detention of child....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1157

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in Department of the Auditor General, providing for audits of Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1058

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in disposition of abandoned and unclaimed property, further providing for property held by business associations....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 798

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission, further providing for establishment and membership....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 935

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for executive director....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, Mario M. Scavello, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1089

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Human Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for medical assistance payments and for admissions to drug and alcohol facilities....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Anthony H. Williams, John T. Yudichak, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 371

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1043

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in criminal history record information, further providing for use of records for employment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John H. Eichelberger, Mario M. Scavello, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1134

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sexual offenses, providing for the offense of sexual extortion....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Daylin Leach, Thomas H Killion, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 379

A Resolution designating the week of June 1 through 7, 2018, as "Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 378

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2018 as "Homeownership Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, David G. Argall, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 377

A Resolution designating the week of June 3 through 9, 2018, as "Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1024

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for duty of driver in construction and maintenance areas or on highway safety corridors....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 37

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in sales and use tax, excluding from sales and use tax all equipment and devices which prohibit a firearm from being fired without a key or combination....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa M. Boscola, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 1192

An Act to provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General Assembly of the Commonwealth, the public debt and the public schools for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, for certain institutions and organizations and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018; to provide appropriations from the State Lottery Fund, the Tobacco Settlement Fund, the Aviation Restricted Account, the Hazardous Material Response Fund, The State Stores Fund, the Milk Marketing Fund, the Home Investment Trust Fund, the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund, the Tuition Account Guaranteed Savings Program Fund, the Banking Fund, the Firearm Records Check Fund, the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority Fund, the Oil and Gas Lease Fund, the Home Improvement Account, the Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter Protection Act Enforcement Fund, the Insurance Regulation and Oversight Fund, the Pennsylvania Racehorse Development Restricted Receipt Account, the Justice Reinvestment Fund, the Multimodal Transportation Fund, the State Racing Fund and the ABLE Savings Program Fund to the Executive Department; to provide appropriations from the Judicial Computer System Augmentation Account to the Judicial Department for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019; to provide appropriations from the Motor License Fund for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, for the proper operation of several departments of the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania State Police authorized to spend Motor License Fund money; to provide for the appropriation of Federal funds to the Executive and Judicial Departments of the Commonwealth and for the payment of bills remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018; and to provide for the additional appropriation of Federal and State funds from the General Fund, the State Lottery Fund and the Tobacco Settlement Fund for the Executive and Judicial Departments of the Commonwealth for the fiscal year July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 251

An Act amending Titles 44 (Law and Justice) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, codifying prohibition on political subdivisions and Commonwealth agencies imposing quotas on the issuance of citations for certain offenses and prohibiting the practice of station averaging; in licensing of drivers, further providing for schedule of convictions and points; in rules of the road in general, providing for radar enforcement systems pilot program; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, Daylin Leach, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 1188

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for protection and defense of pupils....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 1187

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability and compensation, further providing for prescription drugs and the treatment of work-related injuries; and, in procedure, further providing for peer review....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Regan, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 630

An Act providing for the licensure of limited lines travel insurance producers, for requirements for sale of travel insurance, for authority of limited lines travel insurance producers, for registration and training of travel retailers and for renewal of license....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Bob Mensch, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Wagner, John P. Blake, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1186

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school districts, providing for duty to notify county....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1184

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in pupils and attendance, further providing for age limits and temporary residence and for the definition of "compulsory school age."...

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1182

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for liability insurance for firearms....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1179

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in crime victims, further providing for responsibilities of State and local law enforcement agencies and providing for responsibilities of medical personnel; and, in compensation, further providing for persons eligible for compensation and for awards....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1178

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth services, further providing for State Fire Commissioner and for Fire Safety Advisory Committee, providing for fire protection and suppression systems and equipment and for licensure of fire equipment service companies and technicians, imposing penalties and establishing the Fire Equipment and Suppression System Fund....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1183

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in entertainment production tax credit, further providing for the definition of postproduction expense....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Bill 1180

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, providing for historically black colleges and universities coordination; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 374

A Concurrent Resolution urging the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to study loot boxes and report to the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee of the Senate and the Gaming Oversight Committee of the House of Representatives its findings....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 358

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 20 through 26, 2018, as "National Federation of Independent Business Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, Michele Brooks, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 322

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study standardized tests in public education.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-29-2018

Senate Resolution 370

A Resolution designating May 25, 2018, as "Missing Adult Persons Remembrance Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Christine M. Tartaglione, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1034

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.598, No.131), known as the Congressional Redistricting Act of 2011, in establishment of congressional districts, repealing provisions relating to congressional districts....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: and Jake Corman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1104

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in certification of teachers, further providing for provisional vocational education certificate....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Resolution 260

A Concurrent Resolution extending the due date for a report of a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission on improving the delivery of emergency services....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1092

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for sentencing for offenses involving domestic violence in the presence of a minor....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1038

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for residual funds....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 439

An Act providing standards for carbon monoxide alarms in child care facilities; and imposing penalties.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1159

An Act amending the act of December 15, 1986 (P.L.1585, No.174), known as the Private Licensed Schools Act, further providing for powers and duties of board....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa Baker, John DiSanto, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1054

An Act providing for certification of buprenorphine office-based prescribers; limiting the use of buprenorphine; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 897

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in authorized disposition of offenders, further providing for restitution for injuries to person or property; and, in sentencing, further providing for victim impact statements....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, Scott Wagner, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1174

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for suspension of operating privilege....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1170

An Act amending the act of July 2, 2010 (P.L.266, No.44), known as the Protecting Pennsylvania's Investments Act, amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required action related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1138

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm crime data....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 368

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 20 through 26, 2018, as "Public Works Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 367

A Resolution commending the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology for its efforts to educate Pennsylvanians about the importance of having regular hearing screenings, and recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Better Hearing Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Elder A. Vogel, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 366

A Resolution recognizing and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the State forest system and recognizing and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the first State park in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Mike Regan, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, John R. Gordner, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 365

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John P. Blake, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 390

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in taxation and finance, further providing for exemptions and special provisions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1031

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, in examinations, further providing for purpose and providing for scheduling conference, for budget estimate and revisions, for billing invoices and for annual examination and analysis report....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 189

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in crime victims, further providing for rights....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 364

A Resolution designating May 23, 2018, as "Emergency Medical Services for Children Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 363

A Resolution designating the week of May 20 through 26, 2018, as "Emergency Medical Services Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 362

A Resolution designating the week of May 21 through 25, 2018, as "No Place for Hate Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Anthony H. Williams, Mike Regan, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 361

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Summer Camps Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the rich benefits that summer camps provide for the positive development of youths and the enhancement of local communities....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, John P. Blake, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 360

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Exercise is Medicine Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 359

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Older Americans Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 357

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Building Safety Month" in Pennsylvania and encouraging residents to participate in "Building Safety Month" activities....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 936

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability and compensation, further providing for prescription drugs and the treatment of work-related injuries; and, in procedure, further providing for peer review....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Regan, David G. Argall, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Gene Yaw, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, John DiSanto, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1066

An Act providing for the establishment of first-time home buyer savings accounts for first-time home buyers in this Commonwealth.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Michele Brooks, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 180

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ownership of property and legal title and equitable estate, further providing for right to dispose of a decedent's remains; in health care, further providing for example; and, in anatomical gifts, further providing for definitions, providing for scope, further providing for persons who may execute anatomical gift, for persons who may become donees and purposes for which anatomical gifts may be made, for manner of executing anatomical gifts, for rights and duties at death, for requests for anatomical gifts, for use of driver's license or identification card to indicate organ or tissue donation, for The Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund contributions, for The Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund, for confidentiality requirement and for prohibited activities, providing for promotion of organ and tissue donation, establishing the Donate Life PA Registry, providing for facilitation of anatomical gift from decedent whose death is under investigation, for notification by coroners and medical examiners to district attorneys, for discretionary notification by coroner or medical examiner, for collaboration among departments and organ procurement organizations, for information relative to organ and tissue donation, for requirements for physician and nurse training relative to organ and tissue donation and recovery, for Department of Transportation, for Department of Corrections, for study of organ procurement organizations and for relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, repealing provisions relating to corneal transplants and providing for vascularized composite allografts....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Gene Yaw, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Resolution 356

A Resolution recognizing the importance of ensuring access to technology and information for individuals with cognitive disabilities.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1177

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams; and abrogating regulations....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1166

An Act amending the act of November 21, 2016 (P.L.1318, No.169), known as the Pharmacy Audit Integrity and Transparency Act, adding provisions relating to public contracting for pharmacy benefits management....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1144

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, organizing the Judiciary into representative districts and further providing for residency requirements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1173

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, replacing references to "vocational-technical" with "career and technical," replacing references to "vocational" with "career and technical" and replacing references to "vocation" with "career and technical"; deleting references to vocational school districts; renaming the State Board for Vocational Education as the State Board of Career and Technical Education; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 807

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, further providing for emergency response provider and bystander good Samaritan civil immunity....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-16-2018

Senate Bill 1167

An Act designating the bridge on Maple Avenue over the Yellow Breeches Creek in Walnut Bottom Township, Cumberland County (bridge number 21-3009-0012-0000), as the Sergeant Kenneth Lee "Buck" Devor Memorial Bridge....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1165

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for terroristic threats; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for detention of child and for investigation and report....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1164

An Act designating the bridge on Stoughstown Road over Interstate 81 in Cumberland County (bridge number 21-3007-0020-0865) as the Private Raymond Lafayette Naugle Memorial Bridge....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1160

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for expungement....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1158

An Act providing for the establishment and funding of a center to conduct research on gun violence in this Commonwealth.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1154

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for transfer and sale of animals.

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Richard L. Alloway, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Gene Yaw, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, Thomas H Killion, Sharif Street, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1000

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for volumetric severance tax and for multi-well permitting; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-09-2018

Senate Bill 1044

An Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for definitions and for minimum wages; providing for tipped employees; further providing for minimum wage advisory board and for enforcement and rules and regulations; providing for rules and regulations; and further providing for civil actions....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 277

A Resolution recognizing the week of February 26 through March 4, 2018, as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the observance of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week."...

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 276

A Resolution recognizing the importance of finding the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis; expressing appreciation to the Pennsylvania chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for their work; and recognizing the week of March 11 through 17, 2018, as "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 275

A Resolution observing March 1, 2018, as "St. David's Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring the many Pennsylvanians of Welsh heritage.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 274

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the month of March 2018 as "National Problem Gambling Awareness Month."...

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John R. Gordner, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 273

A Resolution recognizing February 7, 2018, as "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 272

A Resolution recognizing the month of February 2018 as "Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 271

A Resolution designating the month of February 2018 as "Turner Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 270

A Resolution designating February 11, 2018, as "PA 2-1-1 Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Mario M. Scavello, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 268

A Resolution designating the week of February 5 through 9, 2018, as "School Counselors Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1163

An Act establishing the Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Board; providing for solicitation of public-private projects and for public-private agreements; and establishing the Public-Private Account....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1162

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1161

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for classes of income....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Vincent J. Hughes, Mario M. Scavello, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1155

An Act amending the act of December 12, 1994 (P.L.1023, No.139), known as the Independent Living Services Act, further providing for definitions and for grants and funding....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 878

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in general provisions relating to insurance companies, associations and exchanges, further providing for rebates and inducements prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 877

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, in insurance producers, further providing for rebates prohibited and for inducements prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 844

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child custody, further providing for standing for any form of physical custody or legal custody, for standing for partial physical custody and supervised physical custody and for consideration of criminal conviction....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Gene Yaw, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 837

An Act designating a portion of State Route 981 in Smithton Borough and South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, as the Specialist 4 William J. Kolenc Memorial Highway....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 705

An Act amending Title 27 (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in environmental stewardship and watershed protection, further providing for legislative findings, for the Environmental Stewardship Fund, for agencies and for Commonwealth indebtedness and establishing duties for the Department of Community and Economic Development, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Charles T. McIlhinney, David G. Argall, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Art Haywood, Wayne Langerholc, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 267

A Resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the commencement of service by the Sisters of Mercy of Mercy Philadelphia Hospital and Trinity Health....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1033

An Act providing for disclosure requirements for broadband Internet access service providers, for prohibitions and for contracts, grants and tax credits; and imposing civil penalties....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 266

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2018 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Elder A. Vogel, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 265

A Resolution recognizing February 2, 2018, as "National Wear Red Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Donald C. White, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Sharif Street, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 264

A Resolution designating the week of January 28 through February 3, 2018, as "Physician Anesthesiologist Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 261

A Resolution recognizing January 30, 2018, as "CTE Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1072

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of crime under basic bill of rights, for responsibilities of State and local law enforcement agencies and for responsibilities of prosecutor's office; in administration, further providing for office, for powers and duties of victim advocate and for powers and duties of Office of Victims' Services; in compensation, further providing for persons eligible for compensation, for filing of claims for compensation, for minimum allowable claim, for determination of claims, for emergency awards, for awards and for confidentiality of records; in services, further providing for eligibility of victims; in financial matters, further providing for costs and for costs for offender supervision programs; and, in enforcement, further providing for subrogation....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1071

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, further providing for powers and duties, for adoption of guidelines for sentencing, for adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment, for adoption of guidelines for State intermediate punishment and for adoption of risk assessment instrument; in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for sentence of partial confinement, for sentence of total confinement, for sentence of county intermediate punishment, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation, for modification or revocation of county intermediate punishment sentence and for revocation of State intermediate punishment sentence; in county intermediate punishment, further providing for county intermediate punishment programs and for continued eligibility; in motivational boot camp, further providing for definitions, for selection of inmate participants and for motivational boot camp program; in State intermediate punishment, further providing scope of chapter, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program and for reports; in recidivism risk reduction incentive, further providing for definitions, for evaluation and for reports; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for advisory committee, for general powers of board, for probation services, for parole power, providing for short sentence parole, further providing for violation of terms of parole and for parole procedure; and making conforming amendments....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1070

An Act amending the act of November 22, 1978 (P.L.1166, No.274), referred to as the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Law, providing for County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee, for justice reinvestment grants, phase 2 and for continuing county probation and parole grants; making an appropriation; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1153

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods; and abrogating a regulation....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1152

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in public safety, providing for opioid treatment agreements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 1136

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, further providing for school police officers....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 1041

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in veteran-owned small businesses, further providing for definitions, repealing provisions relating to definitions, further providing for exemption and providing for veteran-owned business logotype....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Regan, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 627

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in corporate net income tax, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Jake Corman, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 435

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for snow and ice dislodged or falling from moving vehicle....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 384

An Act amending the act of April 16, 1992 (P.L.155, No.28), known as the Assessors Certification Act, repealing provisions relating to nonapplicability; and providing for assessors in counties of the first class....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Resolution 355

A Resolution designating the week of May 6 through 12, 2018, as "Drinking Water Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Resolution 344

A Resolution recognizing May 3, 2018, as the "National Day of Prayer" in Pennsylvania and encouraging the celebration of religious freedom....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1007

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in consolidated county assessment, further providing for definitions, for chief assessor, for notices, appeals and certification of values, for special provisions relating to countywide revisions of assessments, for board of assessment appeals and board of assessment revision, for regulations of board and for auxiliary appeal boards and alternates; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1006

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in consolidated county assessment, further providing for abstracts of building and demolition permits to be forwarded to the county assessment office....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 480

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in offenses against public order and decency, providing for the offense of attack on animal belonging to certain protected persons....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Kim L. Ward, Art Haywood, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 995

An Act providing for the capital budget for the fiscal year 2018-2019.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1125

An Act making appropriations from the Public School Employees' Retirement Fund and from the PSERS Defined Contribution Fund to provide for expenses of the Public School Employees' Retirement Board for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1124

An Act making appropriations from the State Employees' Retirement Fund and from the SERS Defined Contribution Fund to provide for expenses of the State Employees' Retirement Board for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1122

An Act making an appropriation from a restricted revenue account within the General Fund to the Office of Small Business Advocate in the Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1121

An Act making an appropriation from a restricted revenue account within the General Fund to the Office of Consumer Advocate in the Office of Attorney General....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1120

An Act making appropriations from the Professional Licensure Augmentation Account and from restricted revenue accounts within the General Fund to the Department of State for use by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs in support of the professional licensure boards assigned thereto....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1119

An Act making appropriations from the Workmen's Compensation Administration Fund to the Department of Labor and Industry and the Department of Community and Economic Development to provide for the expenses of administering the Workers' Compensation Act, The Pennsylvania Occupational Disease Act and the Office of Small Business Advocate for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1118

An Act making appropriations from a restricted revenue account within the General Fund and from Federal augmentation funds to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for the fiscal year July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1117

An Act making appropriations from the restricted revenue accounts within the State Gaming Fund, from the restricted revenue accounts within the Fantasy Contest Fund and Video Gaming Fund and from the State Gaming Fund to the Attorney General, the Department of Revenue, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, and for the payment of bills incurred and remaining unpaid at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Resolution 330

A Resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Sharif Street, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Resolution 327

A Concurrent Resolution establishing the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Anthony H. Williams, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1151

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in lobbying disclosure, further providing for registration, for prohibited activities and for penalties....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1150

An Act amending the act of December 12, 1986 (P.L.1559, No.169), known as the Whistleblower Law, further providing for remedies and for enforcement....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, a