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Tartaglione
  • Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D)

  • Representing district 2 of Pennsylvania since 1995

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Philadelphia County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Appropriations

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Intergovernmental Operations

  • Labor & Industry, Minority Chair

  • Law & Justice

  • Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione

Senate Bill 1226

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 345

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 342

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 340

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 335

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 331

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 328

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 324

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 319

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 255

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1219

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Bill 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 1142

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 415

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 414

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 412

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 172

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 31

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 764

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1217

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1216

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 405

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 394

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 249

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1019

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 22

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 255

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 933

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 919

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 714

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Resolution 385

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1208

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1207

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1201

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1190

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 234

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1195

An Act providing for small business fee exemption.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 816

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1098

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1196

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 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 798

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1184

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1178

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Resolution 370

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Resolution 260

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 439

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Resolution 366

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 364

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 363

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 362

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 361

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 357

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 180

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Resolution 356

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1177

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1173

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 807

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-16-2018

Senate Bill 1000

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-09-2018

Senate Resolution 277

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 276

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 275

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 274

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 273

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 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 844

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 837

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 1033

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 266

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1041

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 435

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 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 1146

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1145

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: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Daylin Leach, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1073

An Act amending the act of June 28, 1935 (P.L.477, No.193), referred to as the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law, further providing for disability benefits....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 961

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for learner's permits and for driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for the offenses of homicide by vehicle, aggravated assault by vehicle, homicide by vehicle while driving under influence, aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence and for accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed; and, in driving after imbibing alcohol or utilizing drugs, further providing for grading....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

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 1128

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Bill 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 114

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for purposes and powers....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 765

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in exclusions from tax, providing for a tax exclusion for emergency preparedness items....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-27-2018

Senate Bill 502

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Michele Brooks, Mario M. Scavello, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 501

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 500

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Michele Brooks, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 313

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 1093

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-23-2018

Senate Bill 938

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1069

An Act amending the act of July 28, 1953 (P.L.723, No.230), known as the Second Class County Code, providing for the voluntary dissolution of the existing form of governance of a municipal corporation located in a county of the second class and the creation of unincorporated districts of counties of the second class; authorizing the county to assume responsibility for the governance of the municipal corporation and delivery of public services to the citizens residing in the municipal corporation through the administration of an unincorporated district; and authorizing unincorporated district advisory committees....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1068

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for definitions, for contributions or expenditures by national banks, corporations or unincorporated associations and for advertising....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-12-2018

Senate Bill 1064

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: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-05-2018

Senate Bill 1055

An Act amending the act of November 24, 2004 (P.L.1270, No.153), referred to as the Pennsylvania Amber Alert System Law, establishing the Pennsylvania Blue Alert System for the protection of the public and the apprehension of a person of immediate threat....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Charles T. McIlhinney, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-22-2018

Senate Bill 1051

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, providing for lead testing in children's institutions; and, in departmental powers and duties as to licensing, providing for lead testing in child day care centers and family child care homes....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

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 Resolution 245

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Home Care and Hospice Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 244

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month" in Pennsylvania and urge all individuals, groups, organizations and institutions to remember the Holodomor with appropriate activities designed to honor its victims and educate the world about this tragic episode in the world's history....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 242

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Prematurity Awareness Month" and November 17, 2017, as "Prematurity Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 241

A Resolution recognizing the 20th anniversary of Pennsylvania's Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) program.

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, John T. Yudichak, John DiSanto, Sharif Street, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Robert M. Tomlinson, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 240

A Resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the physician assistant profession.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

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 234

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Dyslexia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 229

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 1040

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rights and immunities, providing for military occupational streamlining....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

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 1045

An Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for definitions; providing for tipped employees; and further providing for preemption....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 1039

An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in management of the condominium, further providing for powers of unit owners' association....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

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 1015

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 1030

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 15

An Act providing for cost-effective reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and for the powers and duties of the Environmental Quality Board and the Department of Environmental Protection....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

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 220

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 219

A Resolution recognizing November 10, 2017, as "Marine Corps Day" in Pennsylvania in honor of the United States Marine Corps' 242nd anniversary of its founding....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

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 1017

An Act providing for the protection of water supplies.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 1016

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 1012

An Act amending the act of December 4, 1996 (P.L.911, No.147), known as the Telemarketer Registration Act, further prohibiting unwanted telephone solicitation calls....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Daniel Laughlin, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 925

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 924

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 923

An Act establishing the Manufacturing Competitiveness Board within the Department of Community and Economic Development and providing for its powers and duties; and providing for a Commonwealth manufacturing strategy....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 446

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 Drug and Alcohol Programs, providing for drug and alcohol recovery houses and establishing the Drug and Alcohol Recovery House Fund; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, Robert M. Tomlinson, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 99

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1990 (P.L.1200, No.202), known as the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act, providing for the regulation of collection receptacles and disclosure requirements; and further providing for criminal penalties....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, John R. Gordner, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 656

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for definitions and for purposes and powers....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Charles T. McIlhinney, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 975

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-04-2017

Senate Bill 969

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 965

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in parking authorities, further providing for purposes and powers, for bonds, for money of authority and for management of authority funds in cities of the first class....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 964

An Act requiring construction industry employers to verify the Social Security numbers of all employees for purposes of wage reporting and employment eligibility; providing for powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry; prescribing sanctions; and establishing good faith immunity under certain circumstances....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Resolution 5

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-16-2017

Senate Bill 958

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in health and accident insurance, prohibiting exclusions for preexisting conditions....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Blake, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 822

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1970 (P.L.128, No.49), entitled "An act granting to the Governor of the Commonwealth the sole authority for regulating the display of the flag of the United States from any public ground or building and from any ground or building of certain other institutions," further providing for the display of the official POW/MIA flag on Commonwealth grounds or buildings....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 625

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1970 (P.L.128, No.49), entitled "An act granting to the Governor of the Commonwealth the sole authority for regulating the display of the flag of the United States from any public ground or building and from any ground or building of certain other institutions," further providing for display of flag....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, Gene Yaw, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 939

An Act amending the act of December 18, 2001 (P.L.949, No.114), known as the Workforce Development Act, in preliminary provisions, providing for preference for training programs....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Mike Regan, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-01-2017

Senate Bill 941

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in facilities and supplies, further providing for surcharge; and, in forfeitures, providing for legal representation in forfeiture proceedings....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-31-2017

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 Resolution 145

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2017 as "LGBT Pride Month" in Pennsylvania in celebration of LGBT accomplishments and contributions to this Commonwealth and making a strong recommitment to fight for LGBT equality....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 563

An Act amending Title 25 (Elections) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in uniform military and overseas voters, further providing for definitions, for duties and responsibilities of secretary and for registering to vote....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Wayne Langerholc, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Sabatina, Elder A. Vogel, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 888

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for additional parking regulations....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Resolution 163

A Resolution recognizing the 140th anniversary of the uprising of the miners who became known as the "Molly Maguires."

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 160

A Resolution commemorating the 64th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 159

A Resolution designating the week of July 3 through 9, 2017, as "Whiskey Rebellion Heritage Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 156

A Resolution designating the week of June 26 through 30, 2017, as "Middle Neighborhoods Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Sharif Street, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

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 Resolution 151

A Resolution designatingJuly 13, 2017, as "Summer Learning Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, 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 150

A Resolution recognizing June 27, 2017, as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" and the month of June 2017 as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Bill 912

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for a medical assistance presumptive eligibility program for home care and home health services....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Bill 918

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in health and accident insurance, providing for coverage for prostate-specific test....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Resolution 213

A Resolution designating October 13, 2017, as "Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Charles T. McIlhinney, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-03-2017

Senate Bill 616

An Act amending Title 9 (Burial Grounds) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for notice of burial benefits; and imposing a penalty....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-02-2017

Senate Bill 911

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 09-29-2017

Senate Bill 910

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 09-29-2017

Senate Resolution 147

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-28-2017

Senate Bill 889

An Act amending the act of June 28, 1935 (P.L.477, No.193), referred to as the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law, further providing for disability benefits....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Resolution 206

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Spina Bifida Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Sharif Street, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 205

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Italian-American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

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 203

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and acknowledging the importance of raising public awareness of the threat and causes of prostate cancer....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, 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 201

A Resolution honoring Fannie Lou Hamer on the 100th anniversary of her birth, October 6, 2017, in recognition of her vast and valiant efforts to ensure the civil rights of minorities, women and low-income families....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Sharif Street, Anthony H. Williams, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, and Bob Mensch

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 Resolution 195

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Hunger Action Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 190

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 186

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Veteran Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Bill 330

An Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for suicide prevention in institutions of higher education.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-20-2017

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 193

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Polish American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne Langerholc, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, 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 191

A Resolution designating October 9, 2017, as "PANDAS Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Sharif Street, Christine M. Tartaglione, and John T. Yudichak

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 183

A Resolution designating September 18, 2017, as "Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

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 175

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 24 through 30, 2017, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 871

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for policy for alcohol and drug use amnesty at certain institutions of higher education....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Resolution 173

A Resolution urging the Governor and the Office of the Attorney General to file lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies that engage in practices that caused the ongoing opioid epidemic within this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 09-11-2017

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 863

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in licenses and regulations and liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for applicants to provide State tax identification numbers and statement of State tax status, waiver of confidentiality of information in the possession of the Department of Revenue and other departments and review of State tax status....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

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 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 842

An Act providing for employer prescreening and for administration of act and rulemaking authority; imposing penalties; establishing the Ex-offender Increased Access to Employment Enforcement Fund; making an appropriation; and providing for construction of act....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-11-2017

Senate Resolution 143

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 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 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 Bill 786

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 101

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Building Safety Month" in Pennsylvania and encouraging residents to participate in "Building Safety Month" activities....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 99

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 96

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Bill 677

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 533

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for emergency addiction treatment; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-08-2017

Senate Bill 831

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 operational provisions....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Vincent J. Hughes, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-06-2017

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 825

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for in-State tuition for undocumented individuals....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 824

An Act amending the act of July 28, 1988 (P.L.556, No.101), known as the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, in recycling and waste reduction, further providing for municipal implementation of recycling programs; and, in enforcement and remedies, further providing for affirmative defense....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 571

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in arson, criminal mischief and other property destruction, further providing for the offense of institutional vandalism....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 Bill 639

An Act amending the act of March 1, 1988 (P.L.82, No.16), known as the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority Act, further providing for definitions; and providing for additional use of funds for financial assistance....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 90

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "World HIE Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 14 through 20, 2017, as "National Police Week" and designating May 8, 2017, as "Police Officers' Memorial Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 82

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "Jazz Appreciation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 81

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "Limb Loss Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Robert M. Tomlinson, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

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 65

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2017 as "Eye Donor Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 64

A Resolution designating March 29, 2017, as "Female Veterans Recognition Day" in Pennsylvania and encouraging all Pennsylvanians to join in recognizing, appreciating and saluting the service and sacrifices of more than 71,000 female veterans who live in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Michele Brooks, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Art Haywood, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Folmer, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, and Sharif Street

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 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 Resolution 148

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2017 as "Gun Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of this public safety and public health issue and in commemoration of the lives lost to gun violence in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas H Killion, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-21-2017

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 783

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for reports on mental and physical disabilities or disorders and for determination of incompetency....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-19-2017

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 768

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, further providing for imposition of tax, repealing provisions relating to computation of tax, providing for tax table and further providing for alternate imposition of tax and credits and for hotel occupancy tax imposition; in personal income tax, further providing for imposition of tax; providing for school district property tax and rent rebates; and establishing the School District Property Tax and Rent Rebate Fund....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-15-2017

Senate Bill 430

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 496

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Daylin Leach, John R. Gordner, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Resolution 141

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2017 as "Men's Health Awareness Month" and June 16, 2017, as "Men's Fitness and Nutrition Education Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Resolution 139

A Concurrent Resolution urging Congress to normalize relations with the Cuban government and lift the current embargo and other trade barriers with the Republic of Cuba....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 755

An Act amending the act of June 28, 1935 (P.L.477, No.193), referred to as the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law, further providing for payment of salary, medical and hospital expenses of certain employees of State and local government....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 752

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for license costs and fees....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-08-2017

Senate Bill 434

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, providing for ten year limitation, for mesne profits and for reimbursement and further providing for twenty-one year limitation....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Art Haywood, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-07-2017

Senate Bill 594

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, further providing for exclusions from tax....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Wayne Langerholc, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Bill 88

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 historical documents, writings and records use in classrooms and censorship prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Christine M. Tartaglione, Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 739

An Act amending the act of July 8, 1978 (P.L.752, No.140), known as the Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act, extending the coverage of the act....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 555

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 imposition of tax and for amount of withholding tax....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Resolution 55

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 5 through 11, 2017, as "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

Senate Resolution 53

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2017 as "Professional Social Work Month" in Pennsylvania and urging residents of this Commonwealth to join with the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in celebration and support of social workers and the social work profession....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

Senate Resolution 52

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

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 Bill 727

An Act amending the act of February 19, 1980 (P.L.15, No.9), known as the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act, in duties of licensees, further providing for mandatory provisions of sales contract....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 50

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: David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

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 38

A Resolution designating the week of March 19 through 25, 2017, as "Maple Producers Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, and Gene Yaw

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 713

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, further providing for possession and use of asthma inhalers and epinephrine auto-injectors and providing for school administration of adrenal insufficiency medication....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 709

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in pupils and attendance, further providing for nonprofit school food program....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 708

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 707

An Act amending the act of May 1, 1984 (P.L.206, No.43), known as the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act, further providing for definitions; providing for applications and requests for approval for facilities and activities in critical zone, for wellhead protection, for surface water intake protection, for civil and criminal penalties and for other enforcement; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Andrew E. Dinniman, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 287

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in proceedings prior to petition to adopt, further providing for grounds for involuntary termination....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 200