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Schwank
  • Sen. Judith L. Schwank (D)

  • Representing district 11 of Pennsylvania since 2011

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Berks County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Aging & Youth

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Minority Chair

  • Appropriations, Minority Vice Chair

  • Health & Human Services, Minority Chair

  • Local Government

  • State Government

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Judith L. Schwank

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1149

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for definitions and for unlawful discriminatory practices....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1148

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for definitions and for unlawful discriminatory practices....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1140

An Act amending Title 27 (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for transition to renewable energy; imposing duties on the Department of Environmental Protection and other Commonwealth agencies relating to energy consumption and renewable energy generation; establishing the Clean Energy Transition Task Force, the Clean Energy Center of Excellence, the Council for Clean Energy Workforce Development and the Clean Energy Workforce Development Fund; and providing for interim limits on energy produced from nonrenewable sources....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Art Haywood, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Anthony H. Williams, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1143

An Act amending the act of December 18, 2001 (P.L.949, No.114), known as the Workforce Development Act, in industry partnerships, further providing for definitions, for industry clusters, for interdepartmental cooperation and for industry and labor market research and providing for dissemination of industry and labor market research to educational institutions....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Blake, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1141

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Robert M. Tomlinson, Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Resolution 318

A Resolution recognizing April 17, 2018, as "Architects' Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 1130

An Act amending the act of April 3, 1992 (P.L.28, No.11), known as the Tuition Account Programs and College Savings Bond Act, in tuition account program, further providing for tuition account programs and funds and establishing the Keystone Scholars Grant Program and the Keystone Scholars Grant Program Account; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Jake Corman, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Lisa Baker, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Resolution 312

A Resolution urging the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to adopt rules to clarify the duty of a prosecuting attorney to provide the defendant with pretrial discovery and access to the investigative case file and related non-work product materials and the duty of a prosecuting attorney to disclose exculpatory information and materials at any time when the information and materials bear on the innocence of the defendant....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-13-2018

Senate Bill 1128

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for schedule of convictions and points; in rules of the road in general, further providing for meeting or overtaking school bus; and, in other required equipment, further providing for general requirements for other vehicles transporting school children....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Bill 1026

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further providing for mandatory reporting of children under one year of age....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 1077

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in manufacturing and investment tax credit, further providing for business firms and for tax credit certificates....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 1076

An Act amending the act of October 27, 2006 (P.L.1186, No.124), known as the Farmers' Market Development Act, further providing for the Farmers' Market Development Grant Program, for limitations on grants and for funding....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 1103

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, further providing for Office for Safe Schools and providing for school safety requirements....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2018

Senate Resolution 304

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Irish American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne Langerholc, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate Resolution 291

A Resolution requesting that the Congress of the United States repeal the Dickey Amendment and supporting Federal funding for gun violence research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-28-2018

Senate Bill 501

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and providing for relinquishment of firearms and firearm licenses by convicted persons and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition; in criminal history record information, further providing for order for limited access; and, in protection from abuse, further providing for definitions, for commencement of proceedings, for hearings, for relief, for return of relinquished firearms, other weapons and ammunition and additional relief, for relinquishment for consignment sale, lawful transfer or safekeeping and for relinquishment to third party for safekeeping....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Charles T. McIlhinney, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Robert M. Tomlinson, Anthony H. Williams, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 313

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for relief.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Michele Brooks, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 1093

An Act amending Titles 12 (Commerce and Trade) and 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in commercial protection, providing for personal information; in alternative form of regulation of telecommunications services, further providing for definitions; and making an editorial change....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-23-2018

Senate Resolution 289

A Resolution designating the week of March 11 through 17, 2018, as "Pulmonary 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, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, 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: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 1035

An Act amending the act of June 1, 1945 (P.L.1242, No.428), known as the State Highway Law, in rural State highway system and State highways in cities, boroughs and towns, further providing for improvement, reconstruction and maintenance....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 18

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 979

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal pensions, providing for pension service credit for prior service with police department....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 950

An Act establishing a voluntary real estate sales verification form pilot program.

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: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 938

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further providing for disposition and expunction of unfounded reports and general protective services reports....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1083

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for modification or revocation of order of probation and for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1068

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 definitions, for contributions or expenditures by national banks, corporations or unincorporated associations and for advertising....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-12-2018

Senate Bill 354

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 definitions; providing for reporting of sanctions and criminal proceedings and for suspension; and further providing for civil penalties....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 1053

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to sovereign immunity and providing for claims for wrongful conviction and imprisonment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 229

A Resolution designating the week of October 22 through 28, 2017, as "Pro Bono Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Resolution 253

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Gun Control Act of 1968 to protect the constitutional rights of medical cannabis users....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa M. Boscola, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 955

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, further providing for firefighter and emergency service training....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Robert M. Tomlinson, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Regan, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 1045

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; providing for tipped employees; and further providing for preemption....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Resolution 32

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to study the use and effects of youth courts in the education and juvenile justice systems, establish an advisory committee to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the benefits and effectiveness of youth courts and report to the Senate its findings and recommendations....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-05-2018

Senate Bill 1015

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for the definitions of "emergency service responder" and "emergency vehicle"; and, in other required equipment, further providing for visual and audible signals on emergency vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, John DiSanto, Wayne Langerholc, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 52

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2018

Senate Bill 623

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions relating to health care, further providing for applicability, for definitions and for criminal penalties; in living wills, further providing for emergency medical services; in out-of-hospital nonresuscitation, further providing for definitions, for orders, bracelets and necklaces, for revocation, for absence of order, bracelet or necklace and for emergency medical services, repealing provisions relating to advisory committee and providing for discontinuance; providing for Pennsylvania orders for life-sustaining treatment; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-29-2018

Senate Bill 1030

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Anthony H. Williams, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 1028

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.586, No.127), known as the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act, further providing for title of act and providing for powers of the Department of Environmental Protection and for duties of a pipeline operator....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 1027

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.586, No.127), known as the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act, making an editorial change and providing for duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and of pipeline operators....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Resolution 228

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a Global Education Task Force.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Daylin Leach, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Art Haywood, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-25-2018

Senate Bill 827

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, enacting the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015); providing for user direction and agreements, for disclosure of digital assets and electronic communications, for functions of fiduciaries and for compliance and immunity for custodians of digital assets and electronic communications; making conforming amendments; and providing for functions of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-24-2018

Senate Resolution 257

A Resolution designating the week of January 21 through 27, 2018, as "Nurse Anesthetists Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, Charles T. McIlhinney, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 254

A Concurrent Resolution calling for a Free and Fair Elections Amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States, which would authorize the states to apply disclosure rules and reasonable guidelines on election campaign contributions and expenditures....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Anthony H. Williams, David G. Argall, Charles T. McIlhinney, Thomas H Killion, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Robert M. Tomlinson, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 1016

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, further providing for health services....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 872

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, further providing for definitions and for policy relating to bullying....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Resolution 211

A Resolution urging the President and the Congress of the United States to make emergency financial resources available to assist Puerto Rico and its residents in recovering from Hurricane Maria....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-11-2018

Senate Resolution 249

A Resolution urging the President and the Congress of the United States to enact S. 1697 or H.R. 1164, legislation aimed at ending the Palestinian Authority's practice of providing monetary rewards to terrorists and their families who kill Americans and Israeli citizens....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 925

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in manufacturing and investment tax credit, further providing for definitions and for manufacturing tax credit and providing for workforce development tax credit....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 924

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in machinery and equipment loans, further providing for definitions, for establishment and for eligibility for loans and terms and conditions and providing for machinery and equipment grants; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 975

An Act amending the act of November 23, 2010 (P.L.1083, No.108), known as the Covered Device Recycling Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in duties of manufacturers and retailers, further providing for registration and for manufacturer plan and reporting, providing for manufacturer collection and further providing for retailer responsibility; and, in administration, further providing for duties of Department of Environmental Protection....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-04-2017

Senate Bill 969

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Anthony H. Williams, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daniel Laughlin, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Resolution 5

A Concurrent Resolution establishing the Task Force on Women Veterans' Health Care.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Michele Brooks, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-16-2017

Senate Bill 946

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1990 (P.L.1200, No.202), known as the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act, further providing for registration of charitable organizations, financial reports, fees and failure to file....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 179

An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, in general provisions, providing for acute care mental health bed registry and referrals....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-13-2017

Senate Resolution 227

A Resolution urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to swiftly consider the United States Department of Energy's proposed Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule and implement policies to ensure fuel-secure baseload electricity generation resources receive proper compensation for the positive attributes they provide our nation's and our Commonwealth's electric system....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Jake Corman, David G. Argall, John R. Gordner, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Robert M. Tomlinson, Wayne Langerholc, Lisa Baker, Scott Martin, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa M. Boscola, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-03-2017

Senate Bill 691

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for residency during military service....

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: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 690

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in home rule and optional plan government, further providing for procedure for amendment of charter or optional plan....

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: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 242

An Act amending the act of December 10, 1974 (P.L.852, No.287), referred to as the Underground Utility Line Protection Law, further providing for title and for definitions; providing for lawful start date; further providing for duties of facility owners, for duties of the One Call System, for duties of other parties, for duties of excavators, for duties of designers, for duties of project owners, for audits and for penalties; providing for enforcement, for damage prevention committee and for compliance; and further providing for One Call System authority and for expiration....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Robert M. Tomlinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 883

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, John P. Blake, Scott Wagner, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 297

An Act amending the act of October 17, 2008 (P.L.1645, No.132), known as the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, further providing for definitions, for registration of contractors, for home improvement fraud and for prohibited acts....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 932

An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, in senior citizens property tax and rent rebate assistance, further providing for the definition of "income."...

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 53

An Act amending the act of January 25, 1966 (1965 P.L.1546, No.541), referred to as the Higher Education Scholarship Law, further providing for eligibility for State scholarship....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 646

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 fee, further providing for recycling fee for municipal waste landfills and resource recovery facilities and for Recycling Fund....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Bill 912

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 a medical assistance presumptive eligibility program for home care and home health services....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Elder A. Vogel, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Bill 911

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....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Anthony H. Williams, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 09-29-2017

Senate Bill 910

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for the offense of terroristic threats and for the offense of terrorism and providing for the offense of harboring or concealing terrorists; and, in limitation of time, further providing for no limitation applicable....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Anthony H. Williams, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 09-29-2017

Senate Resolution 147

A Resolution observing June 19, 2017, as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John H. Eichelberger, John C. Rafferty, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Anthony H. Williams, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-28-2017

Senate Bill 790

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in additional special funds, establishing the First Chance Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Richard L. Alloway, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Lisa Baker, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 471

An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in real property, providing for real estate foreclosure of vacant and abandoned property and for sheriff's commission and credit or attorney fees....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, Daylin Leach, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 76

An Act providing for tax levies and information related to taxes; authorizing the imposition of a personal income tax or an earned income tax by a school district subject to voter approval; providing for imposition of and exclusions from a sales and use tax for the stabilization of education funding, for increase to the personal income tax, for certain licenses, for hotel occupancy tax, for procedure and administration of the tax, for expiration of authority to issue certain debt and for reporting by local government units of debt outstanding; establishing the Education Stabilization Fund; providing for disbursements from the Education Stabilization Fund and for senior citizen property tax rent rebate assistance; and making repeals....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa Baker, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, and John H. Eichelberger

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 868

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ethics standards and financial disclosure, further providing for statement of financial interests....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 869

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, further providing for coverage for mammographic examinations....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-06-2017

Senate Bill 862

An Act providing for paid family and medical leave for eligible employees under certain circumstances and for regulations by the Department of Labor and Industry....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 855

An Act providing for uniformity of collateral consequences of conviction.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Anthony H. Williams, Donald C. White, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 843

An Act amending the act of July 31, 1968 (P.L.805, No.247), known as the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, in comprehensive plan, further providing for preparation of comprehensive plan....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 08-11-2017

Senate Resolution 143

A Resolution observing June 25, 2017, as "Eid al-Fitr Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 117

A Resolution designating May 14, 2017, as "Apraxia Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 116

A Resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International and designating the month of October 2017 as "Lions Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 111

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Older Americans Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 211

An Act providing for a grant program for a Statewide 2-1-1 system; and imposing duties on the Department of Human Services....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas H Killion, John P. Blake, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-21-2017

Senate Bill 144

An Act amending the act of January 24, 1966 (1965 P.L.1535, No.537), known as the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act, further providing for official plans....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 786

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in licensing of drivers, further providing for examination of applicant for driver's license; and, in rules of the road in general, further providing for prohibiting text-based communications and providing for prohibiting use of interactive wireless communications device by novice drivers....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Vincent J. Hughes, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 96

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Sharif Street, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Mike Regan, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 107

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 7 through May 13, 2017 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: Scott Martin, Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 677

An Act providing for the taxation or the exemption from taxation of amounts and events relating to the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick J. Stefano, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 692

An Act amending the act of January 24, 1966 (1965 P.L.1535, No.537), known as the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act, further providing for permits....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-10-2017

Senate Bill 560

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 definitions, for exceptions to prohibition of interception and disclosure of communications, for exceptions to prohibitions in possession, sale, distribution, manufacture or advertisement of electronic, mechanical or other devices and for expiration of chapter; and providing for recordings by law enforcement officers....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 288

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 emergency response areas....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Scott Martin, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion<