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Boscola
  • Sen. Lisa M. Boscola (D)

  • Representing district 18 of Pennsylvania since 1999

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Lehigh County (Part), Northampton County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development

  • Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure, Minority Chair

  • Game & Fisheries

  • Judiciary

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Lisa M. Boscola

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 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 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 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 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 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 530

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2018

Senate Bill 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 934

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 892

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 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 1095

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 653

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 899

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1096

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 357

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 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 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 295

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 294

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 288

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1190

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1181

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 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 285

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 280

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 1197

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 554

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 37

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Bill 897

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate 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 Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 180

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1154

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Resolution 277

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 276

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 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 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 266

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 480

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate 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 1147

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; providing for training; and further providing for procedure....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Anthony H. Williams, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1137

An Act providing for the imposition of a Statewide personal income tax; authorizing the imposition of a personal income tax or an earned income tax by a school district subject to voter approval; providing for school property tax exclusion; and making repeals....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 916

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in post-trial matters, further providing for postconviction DNA testing....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Donald C. White, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 742

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 rights of sexual assault victims....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 108

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in anatomical gifts, further providing for manner of executing anatomical gifts and for Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund contributions....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, David G. Argall, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2018

Senate Bill 449

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for probable cause arrests in domestic violence cases....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, John R. Gordner, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Gene Yaw, Lisa M. Boscola, Michele Brooks, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 263

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in voting by qualified absentee electors, further providing for applications for official absentee ballots....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Elder A. Vogel, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, Lisa M. Boscola, Anthony H. Williams, Bob Mensch, John P. Blake, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 1094

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1987 (P.L.220, No.39), known as the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act, licensing and regulating the practice of music therapy....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-27-2018

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 55

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for veteran plates and placard....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2018

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 Resolution 251

A Resolution designating November 16, 2017, as "Children's Grief Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 999

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for contracts or agreements for nondisclosure of certain conduct....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Sharif Street, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 929

An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for pipeline emergency response fee; and establishing the Pipeline Emergency Response Fund....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 239

A Resolution recognizing November 14, 2017, as "World Diabetes Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Anthony H. Williams, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 238

A Resolution designating the week of November 12 through 18, 2017, as "Nurse Practitioner Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Wayne Langerholc, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 235

A Resolution recognizing the month of November 2017 as "Native American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

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 21

An Act providing for competitive integrated employment in State and county agencies and any entity providing publicly funded education, training, employment and related services and long-term services and supports for working-age Pennsylvanians with a disability; establishing Employment First, the Governor's Cabinet for People with Disabilities and the Employment First Oversight Commission and providing for their powers and duties; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Governor and the Office of the Governor....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa M. Boscola, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 266

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for special plates for recipients of Soldier's Medal....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-05-2018

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 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 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 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 1023

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for parole procedure....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Thomas H Killion, Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 223

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Principals Month" in Pennsylvania and honoring the contribution of principals in the elementary schools, middle schools and high schools of our nation....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 222

A Resolution recognizing October 26, 2017, as "Lights On Afterschool Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 218

A Resolution designating the week of October 16 through 20, 2017, as "Community College Completion Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, Wayne Langerholc, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Gene Yaw, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1004

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in taxicabs and limousines in first class cities, further providing for budget and assessments and providing for temporary regulations....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Regan, Mario M. Scavello, Robert M. Tomlinson, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 196

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Michele Brooks, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Joseph B. Scarnati, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Regan, Richard L. Alloway, Charles T. McIlhinney, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

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 538

An Act amending Titles 24 (Education) and 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions; in retirement for State employees and officers, further providing for credited State service; and providing for benefits and rights for State employees....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 537

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in intermediate units, further providing for staff; in professional employees, providing for athletic leaves of absence; and, in vocational education, further providing for organization and operation of schools and institutes....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Resolution 164

A Resolution recognizing June 30, 2017, as "Arthrogryposis Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Martin, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

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 927

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in constables, further providing for definitions, and for townships, providing for bond, further providing for deputy constables, providing for ceremonial constables, further providing for police officers, providing for bail bond enforcement agent, for professional bondsman, for debt collection, for disqualification, for nepotism and for precertification requirements, further providing for definitions relating to training, for conduct and insurance, for program established, for program contents, for use of firearms, for restricted account, for general imposition of duties and grant of powers, for elections, for executions, for arrest in boroughs and for fees, repealing provisions relating to specific fees and to election notice in certain areas, further providing for incompetence and for compensation violation, repealing provisions relating to failure to serve in a township, providing for JNET authorization and for local constabulary review boards, establishing the Commonwealth Constabulary Review Board, providing for vehicle cages and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 149

A Resolution congratulating the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team as the 2016-2017 National Hockey League Stanley Cup Champions.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, John R. Gordner, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Bill 636

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Daylin Leach, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 153

A Resolution designating the week of August 6 through 12, 2017, as "YMCA Advocacy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 204

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 24 through 30, 2017, as "Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa M. Boscola, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 202

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Mushroom Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa M. Boscola, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 196

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Childhood Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania, encouraging young Pennsylvanians who are fighting cancer, honoring young people who have lost their lives to childhood cancer, expressing gratitude to the doctors and nurses who provide special care to patients and families affected by childhood cancer and encouraging all residents in this Commonwealth to join the fight against childhood cancer....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, James R. Brewster, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Gene Yaw, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

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 Resolution 194

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Recovery Month" in Pennsylvania and encouraging relatives and friends of individuals suffering with mental illness or substance abuse issues to take preventive steps, be alert to warning signs and assist those in need to seek appropriate treatment and recovery support services....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, David G. Argall, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Gene Yaw, Charles T. McIlhinney, Lisa M. Boscola, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 192

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 189

A Resolution recognizing September 21, 2017, as "International Day of Peace"; expressing support of its ideals and principles; and encouraging Pennsylvanians to meaningfully engage at this worldwide event....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 188

A Resolution designating the week of October 15 through 21, 2017, as "Homeless Children's Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 187

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Realtor Safety Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 184

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John R. Gordner, Lisa M. Boscola, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, and Vincent J. Hughes

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 Resolution 177

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 17 through 23, 2017, as "Constitution Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 179

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Sepsis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 178

A Resolution designating the week of October 1 through 7, 2017, as "Bullying Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 176

A Resolution recognizing September 10, 2017, as "World Suicide Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 886

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for emergency treatment of drug overdoses in schools....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Daylin Leach, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 876

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in comprehensive health care for uninsured children, further providing for expiration....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Robert M. Tomlinson, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Regan, Patrick M. Browne, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-07-2017

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 861

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 857

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in officers serving process and enforcing orders, providing for municipal police....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 853

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 849

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for certain immunity for hospitals that donate medicine, medical supplies and equipment in good faith for humanitarian assistance....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Gene Yaw, Patrick M. Browne, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 848

An Act repealing the act of April 16, 1862 (P.L.538, No.513), entitled "An act relating to certain Children's Homes."

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 846

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in obstructing governmental operations, further providing for the offenses of weapons or implements for escape and for contraband; and making a conforming amendment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 814

An Act amending Title 5 (Athletics and Sports) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for outdoor recreation; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Scott Martin, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas H Killion, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-28-2017

Senate Resolution 136

A Resolution designating the week of June 11 through 17, 2017, as "State Veterans' Homes Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 127

A Resolution designating May 23, 2017, as "Stop the Bleed Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Lisa M. Boscola, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 122

A Resolution designating the week of May 21 through 27, 2017, as "Emergency Medical Services Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 118

A Resolution recognizing May 13, 2017, as "National Association of Letter Carriers 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, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, 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 Resolution 171

A Resolution designating the week of September 18 through 22, 2017, as "SepticSmart Week" in Pennsylvania to increase awareness of the importance of proper maintenance and service of on-lot septic systems....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-27-2017

Senate Resolution 6

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission to recommend improvements to the delivery of emergency services in this Commonwealth and develop and promote legislation in furtherance of its recommendations....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

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 Resolution 106

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Community Action Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 128

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preemptions, providing for leave and compensation mandates.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, John R. Gordner, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, Richard L. Alloway, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, John DiSanto, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 8

An Act amending Titles 4 (Amusements), 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 30 (Fish), 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, extensively revising forfeiture provisions as follows: in administration and enforcement relating to gaming, further providing for prohibited acts and penalties; in inchoate crimes, further providing for the offense of manufacture, distribution, use or possession of devices for theft of telecommunications services; in assault, further providing for the offense of terrorism; in loss of property rights relating to sexual offenses, further providing for general rule and repealing provisions relating to process and seizure, to custody of property and to disposal of property; in forgery and fraudulent practices, further providing for the offenses of copying and recording devices and for trademark counterfeiting; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of gambling devices, gambling, etc.; in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for seizure and forfeiture of electronic, mechanical or other devices; in minors, further providing for sentencing and penalties for trafficking drugs to minors; in nuisances, further providing for the offense of scattering rubbish; in other offenses, further providing for drug trafficking sentencing and penalties; in vehicle chop shop and illegally obtained and altered property, further providing for loss of property rights to Commonwealth and repealing provisions relating to procedure with respect to seized property subject to liens and rights of lienholders; in enforcement relating to Fish and Boat Code, further providing for forfeiture of fish and devices; in actions, proceedings and other matters generally relating to Judicial Code, providing for forfeiture of assets; in forfeitures, repealing provisions relating to controlled substances forfeiture, to terrorism forfeiture and to procedure with respect to seized property subject to liens and rights of lienholders; in size, weight and load relating to Vehicle Code, further providing for transporting foodstuffs in vehicles used to transport waste; in liquid fuels and fuel use tax enforcement, further providing for forfeitures and process and procedures and for disposition of fines and forfeitures; providing for conduct of forfeiture; and making repeals of provisions of the Liquor Code and another act relating to certain forfeiture of property....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 529

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in dissemination of criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and for order for limited access, providing for clean slate for convictions of misdemeanors and for charges not leading to convictions, for effects of expunged offenses and offenses provided limited access and for employer immunity from liability and further providing for use of records by licensing agencies; and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania State Police and the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Elder A. Vogel, John P. Blake, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Sharif Street, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 823

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1974 (P.L.973, No.319), known as the Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974, further providing for roll-back taxes and special circumstances....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 809

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in other offenses, further providing for drug trafficking sentencing and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Mike Regan, Donald C. White, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 808

An Act amending the act of December 27, 1974 (P.L.995, No.326), known as the Veterinary Medicine Practice Act, further providing for exemptions and exceptions....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 469

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for nonprofit animal shelter tax credit; and imposing duties on the Department of Revenue....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa M. Boscola, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 92

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Brain Tumor Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 91

A Resolution designating May 1, 2017, as "Silver Star Families of America Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 85

A Resolution commemorating the 69th anniversary of the birth of the State of Israel.

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 79

A Resolution recognizing the week of April 16 through 22, 2017, as "National Healthcare Decisions Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 69

A Resolution honoring the life and mourning the loss of Dallas Green, whose life greatly benefited all those who lived, played and worked with him....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Jake Corman, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Joseph B. Scarnati, Sharif Street, Christine M. Tartaglione, Robert M. Tomlinson, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 67

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Pennsylvania Donate Life Month."

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 155

A Resolution designating June 29, 2017, as "Turkic Cultural Day" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the valuable work of the Council of Turkic American Alliance and the Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 721

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in economic development programs, providing for tourism promotion, establishing the Tourism Promotion Fund and imposing duties on the Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Lisa Baker, Elder A. Vogel, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Richard L. Alloway, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Anthony H. Williams, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-26-2017

Senate Bill 806

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in charter schools, establishing the Charter School Funding Advisory Commission....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, David G. Argall, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Wayne Langerholc, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-23-2017

Senate Resolution 58

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 334

An Act amending the act of April 8, 1949 (P.L.418, No.58), entitled, "An act to provide for and regulate the accumulation, investment, and expenditure of funds by cities, boroughs, incorporated towns and townships for preparing plans for sewage disposal systems, and for the construction, improvement or replacement of sewage disposal systems for which plans have been approved by the Sanitary Water Board of the Commonwealth," providing for short title; further providing for definitions, for creation of a Sewage Disposal System Fund and for expenditure of fund; providing for expenditure of public funds for private lateral sewer lines; and further providing for grants of moneys....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Anthony H. Williams, Daylin Leach, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2017

Senate Bill 779

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of cruelty to animals; and, in trade and commerce, further providing for the offense of discrimination on account of guide, signal or service dog or other aid animal....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 767

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, providing for congressional redistricting process; and establishing a congressional redistricting commission....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-15-2017

Senate Bill 746

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, establishing the Department of Health and Human Services; making related repeals; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Resolution 140

A Resolution designating the week of June 19 through 25, 2017, as "Juror Appreciation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 577

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, prohibiting the sale of shark fins; and imposing a penalty....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, John P. Sabatina, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 515

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 725

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 Every Student Succeeds Act State plan review....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 730

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for parent educational information regarding eating disorders....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Daylin Leach, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-26-2017

Senate Resolution 75

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study of the extent to which rape kits remain unprocessed in this Commonwealth and identify the reasons that the kits remain untested....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-26-2017

Senate Resolution 35

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to establish an animal abuse prevention task force to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of laws for the prevention of animal cruelty and abuse and report to the Senate its findings and recommendations....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick J. Stefano, John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 531

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1987 (P.L.220, No.39), known as the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act, further providing for definitions, for qualifications for license, for reciprocity, for penalties and for unlawful practice and repealing provisions relating to appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 444

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in taxes for highway maintenance and construction, further providing for allocation of proceeds....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Lisa M. Boscola, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 48

A Resolution honoring the United Way as it celebrates the 130th anniversary of its founding and honoring the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley as it celebrates its 100th anniversary....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 41

A Resolution designating March 20, 2017, as a day of remembrance for all highway workers employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission who have sacrificed their lives in service to the Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 39

A Resolution designating the week of February 12 through 18, 2017, as "Cardiac Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 25

A Resolution designating February 11, 2017, as "PA 2-1-1 Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 24

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "Turner Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 22

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "Problem Gambling Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the month of March 2017 as "National Problem Gambling Awareness Month."...

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Sharif Street, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Vincent J. Hughes, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, Robert M. Tomlinson, Ryan P. Aument, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 578

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

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 201

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, John H. Eichelberger, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Resolution 21

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "USO Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the United Service Organizations and its mission to enhance the quality of life of military members and their families....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-17-2017

Senate Bill 200

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1990 (P.L.1372, No.212), known as the Early Intervention Services System Act, further providing for the title of the act; in general provisions, further providing for definitions, for State interagency agreement, for other duties of State agencies and for council; and, in Statewide system for provision of early intervention services, further providing for requirements, for program regulations and standards, for administration by Department of Public Welfare, for administration by Department of Education and for child identification, assessment and tracking system....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Daylin Leach, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 704

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensees, providing for slot machine license operation fee; in table games, further providing for local share assessment; in revenues, further providing for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Daylin Leach, Patrick J. Stefano, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, and Jake Corman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 25

An Act amending the act of May 22, 1951 (P.L.317, No.69), known as The Professional Nursing Law, further providing for definitions, for State Board of Nursing, for dietitian-nutritionist license required, for temporary practice permit, for graduates of schools of other states, territories or Dominion of Canada, for certified registered nurse practitioners, for scope of practice for certified registered nurse practitioners, for prescriptive authority for certified registered nurse practitioners, for Drug Review Committee and for professional liability; and providing for the expiration of the State Board of Nursing's power to license certified registered nurse practitioners....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, Art Haywood, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Folmer, Charles T. McIlhinney, John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, Gene Yaw, Jay Costa, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, Sharif Street, Anthony H. Williams, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Resolution 20

A Resolution designating February 3, 2017, as "Four Chaplains Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 95

A Resolution recognizing May 4, 2017, as the "National Day of Prayer" in Pennsylvania and encouraging the celebration of religious freedom....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Wayne Langerholc, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 95

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for immunity for constitutionally protected communications....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 203

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 632

An Act providing for grain dealer bonding; imposing penalties; and providing remedies.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Resolution 34

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study and issue a report relating to the long-term sustainability and viability of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Robert M. Tomlinson, Scott E. Hutchinson, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Bill 638

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in minors, further providing for the offense of carrying a false identification card....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 628

An Act amending Titles 4 (Amusements) and 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, further providing for general and specific powers; in licensees, further providing for Category 1 slot machine license, for number of slot machine licenses and for change in ownership or control of slot machine licensee, repealing provisions related to multiple slot machine license prohibition and prohibiting undue economic concentration; in revenues, further providing for gross terminal revenue deductions and for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution; in administration and enforcement, further providing for investigations and enforcement; providing for video gaming; establishing the Video Gaming Fund, the Slot Machine Licensee Loss Mitigation Fund and the Fire Company and Emergency Responder Grant Fund; and, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of gambling devices, gambling, etc....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2017

Senate Bill 617

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for meeting of election officers on day of election and duties of election officers....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, and Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 612

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 609

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in licenses and regulations relating to liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for malt and brewed beverages manufacturers', distributors' and importing distributors' licenses....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Mario M. Scavello, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 603

An Act providing for remediation of real property contaminated by methamphetamine production, for decontamination guidelines to be developed by Department of Health and for restitution; prohibiting certain activity relating to certain property; providing for enforcement; establishing immunity for real estate professionals under certain circumstances; and authorizing fees....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 599

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1976 (P.L.817, No.143), known as the Mental Health Procedures Act, in general provisions, further providing for scope of act, providing for definitions and further providing for individualized treatment plan; in involuntary examination and treatment, further providing for persons subject, for persons for whom application may be made, and for additional periods of court-ordered involuntary treatment; and adding provisions relating to assisted outpatient treatment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Resolution 17

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2017 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2017

Senate Resolution 71

A Resolution recognizing April 4, 2017, as "Equal Pay Day" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the need to eliminate the gender gap in earnings by women and to promote policies to ensure equal pay for all....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Bill 50

An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in seller disclosures, further providing for real estate seller disclosure form....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 558

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for department records for vehicle registration....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Gene Yaw, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 405

An Act establishing the Lead Remediation and Abatement Superfund.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 16

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in driving after imbibing alcohol or utilizing drugs, providing for immediate suspension of operating privilege....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 547

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 dating violence education; and, in sexual violence education at institutions of higher education, further providing for definitions and for education program....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 535

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 child opioid awareness education....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 169

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in lobbying disclosure, further providing for registration, for reporting, for prohibited activities and for registration fees, fund established, system and regulations....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Gene Yaw, Richard L. Alloway, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-23-2017

Senate Bill 42

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in proprietary and official rights, further providing for wearing of uniforms and insignia....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Scott Wagner, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Resolution 45

A Resolution recognizing the week of February 26 through March 4, 2017, as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the observance of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week."...

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Resolution 37

A Resolution establishing a task force on law enforcement practices and procedures used in response to large scale demonstrations, protests and other acts of civil disobedience....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Lisa M. Boscola, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-21-2017

Senate Resolution 40

A Resolution designating the week of March 12 through 18, 2017, as "Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-21-2017

Senate Bill 176

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of cruelty to animals; and, in child protective services, further providing for persons required to report suspected child abuse....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Art Haywood, Thomas H Killion, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa M. Boscola, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 526

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, changing the Commonwealth's fiscal period from one year to two years....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 509

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for blood type information; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, John R. Gordner, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 516

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, establishing a career development tax credit....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 514

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa M. Boscola, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 505

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 493

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1967 (P.L.869, No.385), known as the Public Works Contractors' Bond Law of 1967, further providing for duty of prime contractor to provide financial security in certain contracts involving public works and public improvements....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 492

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in indebtedness and borrowing, regarding general provisions, further providing for definitions; in miscellaneous provisions regarding interest rate risk and interest cost management, further providing for qualified interest rate management agreements, providing for application of subchapter, for qualified interest rate management agreements, further providing for financial reporting, providing for interest rate risk and interest cost management in first class cities and counties; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 491

An Act amending Titles 53 (Municipalities Generally) and 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for money of authority and for competition in award of contracts; and, in ethics standards and financial disclosure, further providing for investigations by commission....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 490

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in indebtedness and borrowing, further providing for definitions, for classification and authority to issue bonds and notes, for cost of project and for exclusion of other self-liquidating debt to determine net nonelectoral debt or net lease rental debt, providing for preliminary filings with the department prior to the issuance of certain debt, further providing for ordinance authorizing issuance of bonds or notes or instruments evidencing lease rental debt, for small borrowing for capital purposes, for debt statement, for submission to department, for fees for filing, for certificate of approval of transcript, for effect of failure of timely action by department and for records of department and providing for duties of participants in transactions relating to incurring debt and issuing bonds and notes....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 482

An Act amending the act of December 31, 1965 (P.L.1257, No.511), known as The Local Tax Enabling Act, in consolidated collection of local income taxes, further providing for declaration and payment of income taxes....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott Wagner, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 481

An Act amending the act of December 31, 1965 (P.L.1257, No.511), known as The Local Tax Enabling Act, in consolidated collection of local income taxes, further providing for declaration and payment of income taxes....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott Wagner, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 470

An Act amending the act of December 3, 1959 (P.L.1688, No.621), known as the Housing Finance Agency Law, in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Program, further providing for definitions and for fund....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Art Haywood, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 468

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 467

An Act establishing the Veterans' Housing Assistance Program; and making appropriations.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 464

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the legislature, further providing for the designation of legislative and congressional districts within this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 454

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for exceptions to prohibition of interception and disclosure of communications....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Richard L. Alloway, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Anthony H. Williams, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-28-2017

Senate Bill 415

An Act requiring the design, construction and renovation of certain State-owned or State-leased buildings to comply with specified energy and environmental building standards; and providing for the powers and duties of the Department of General Services....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Art Haywood, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-28-2017

Senate Bill 396

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry, its departmental administrative and advisory boards and departmental administrative officers, providing for job creation; and making inconsistent repeals of certain provisions of the Public School Code of 1949, the Human Services Code, the Pennsylvania Adult and Family Literacy Education Act, the Project Independence Act and the Job Enhancement Act....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-28-2017

Senate Bill 391

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1976 (P.L.817, No.143), known as the Mental Health Procedures Act, in general provisions, further providing for statement of policy and for mental health review officer; and adding provisions relating to involuntary examination and treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-28-2017

Senate Bill 448

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 required to be filed and for powers and duties of commission....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 440

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, providing for early voting in primaries and elections....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 432

An Act amending the act of December 14, 1982 (P.L.1227, No.281), known as the Architects Licensure Law, further providing for definitions, for powers of board and for issuance and renewal of certificates....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 419

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of Department of Health and its departmental administrative and advisory boards, providing for drug overdose death reporting....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler,