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Hutchinson
  • Sen. Scott E. Hutchinson (R)

  • Representing district 21 of Pennsylvania since 2013

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Butler County (Part), Clarion County, Forest County, Venango County, Warren County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Environmental Resources & Energy

  • Finance, Chair

  • Health & Human Services

  • Local Government

  • Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Scott E. Hutchinson

Senate Bill 1231

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Resolution 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 347

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 338

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 336

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 332

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 320

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 315

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 314

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 313

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 308

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 305

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1101

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1056

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1005

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1213

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 407

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 963

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 249

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 668

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1171

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 773

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 772

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 771

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 575

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1168

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate 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 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 299

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 298

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 294

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 288

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 391

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1189

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 832

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 689

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 652

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 880

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 917

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 280

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 380

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 104

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1058

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 935

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1188

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

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 1187

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 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 1054

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 365

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 390

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 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 360

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 936

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 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 1144

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate 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 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1007

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1006

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Resolution 330

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 952

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: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Michele Brooks, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Resolution 318

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 1102

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, providing for regulatory reduction and for regulatory baseline and public availability....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Regan, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 1094

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-27-2018

Senate 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 239

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, Daylin Leach, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Resolution 287

A Resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Reverend Billy Graham.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John R. Gordner, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 55

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2018

Senate Bill 950

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1010

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in general budget implementation, further providing for Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-09-2018

Senate Bill 1050

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in abortion, further providing for definitions and for medical consultation and judgment....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, John DiSanto, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Richard L. Alloway, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Regan, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-07-2018

Senate Bill 497

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1980 (P.L.380, No.97), known as the Solid Waste Management Act, in general provisions, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 756

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, providing for assessments for Federal accountability; in duties and powers of boards of school directors, further providing for publication of rules, regulations and policies; in professional employees, further providing for rating system; and, in high schools, further providing for high school certificates....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Daylin Leach, Mike Folmer, Charles T. McIlhinney, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Robert M. Tomlinson, Daniel Laughlin, Richard L. Alloway, Mike Regan, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

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 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 955

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, further providing for firefighter and emergency service training....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 370

An Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions relating to retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 02-06-2018

Senate Bill 898

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in size, weight and load, further providing for restrictions on use of highways and bridges....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 52

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2018

Senate Resolution 209

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the potential consolidation of interstate operations at the Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2018

Senate Bill 3

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in abortion, further providing for definitions, for medical consultation and judgment and for the offense of abortion on unborn child of 24 or more weeks gestational age, providing for dismemberment abortion ban and further providing for reporting....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Joseph B. Scarnati, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Richard L. Alloway, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, Scott Wagner, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 257

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 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 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 166

An Act providing for protection of paychecks of certain workers and for the collection of political contributions.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Martin, Gene Yaw, Richard L. Alloway, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Jake Corman, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 966

An Act amending the act of May 21, 1937 (P.L.774, No.211), referred to as the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Act, providing for reduced toll rates for disabled veterans....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 956

An Act amending the act of July 2, 2013 (P.L.255, No.46), known as the Insurance Regulation and Oversight Fund Act, providing for annual report to General Assembly....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Donald C. White, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

Senate Bill 781

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for person with disability plate and placard....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Charles T. McIlhinney, Randy Vulakovich, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-13-2017

Senate Resolution 227

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-03-2017

Senate Bill 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 690

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 181

An Act providing for performance-based budgeting and tax credit efficiency review; establishing the Performance-Based Budget Board and providing for its powers and duties; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Independent Fiscal Office....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, John H. Eichelberger, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 504

An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 503

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in open meetings, further providing for executive sessions.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 168

An Act providing for notice and disclosure of proposed collective bargaining agreements and related documents and for open records.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, John H. Eichelberger, Elder A. Vogel, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Resolution 164

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 472

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in prescribing opioids to minors, providing for prescribing opioids to individuals and further providing for definitions, for prohibition and for procedure....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Richard L. Alloway, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, David G. Argall, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Patrick J. Stefano, Art Haywood, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 805

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for energy efficiency and conservation program....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

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 Resolution 216

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to delay and review the Environmental Protection Agency's MS4 program.

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Joseph B. Scarnati, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John DiSanto, Elder A. Vogel, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Kim L. Ward

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 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 926

An Act providing for direct primary care, medical service agreements and insurance, for medical service agreement requirements and for use of other health care practitioners....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 10-11-2017

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 896

An Act amending the act of October 5, 1978 (P.L.1109, No.261), known as the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, further providing for State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and for licenses, exemptions, nonresident practitioners, graduate students, biennial registration and continuing medical education....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Bill 895

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, further providing for the State Board of Medicine and for physician assistants....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Resolution 204

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 202

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 185

A Resolution observing September 15 through October 15, 2017, as "Hispanic Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the achievements of Hispanic Americans in our Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 184

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate 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 176

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 174

A Resolution condemning the practice of selectively aborting fetuses with Down syndrome.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, Bob Mensch, John R. Gordner, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, John P. Blake, John DiSanto, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Bill 814

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-28-2017

Senate Bill 754

An Act providing for liability for public safety response costs.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 08-16-2017

Senate Resolution 135

A Resolution designating June 3, 2017, as "Alex's Lemonade Stand Day" in Pennsylvania and encouraging all residents to contribute to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and other pediatric cancer research programs....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 127

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 124

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, John P. Sabatina, Wayne Langerholc, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Regan, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 116

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 115

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 111

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 211

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-21-2017

Senate Bill 144

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 494

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in collective bargaining, further providing for definitions and prohibiting full-time union leave....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Bill 406

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, providing for millage rate increase....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Resolution 107

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 7 through May 13, 2017 as "National Hospital Week" in Pennsylvania and urging members of the Senate to visit hospitals in their communities to learn about the innovative, quality care and services that are improving the health and quality of life for residents of this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 106

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 105

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 692

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-10-2017

Senate Bill 693

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1979 (P.L.241, No.78), entitled "An act authorizing political subdivisions, municipality authorities and transportation authorities to enter into contracts for the purchase of goods and the sale of real and personal property where no bids are received," further providing for title of the act; adding a short title; and providing for contracts for services....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 662

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for the offense of drug delivery resulting in serious bodily injury; and, in sentencing, providing for sentencing for drug delivery resulting in serious bodily injury....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick M. Browne, Elder A. Vogel, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 383

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Resolution 92

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 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 89

A Resolution designating April 24, 2017, as "Motorsports Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, and Bob Mensch

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 70

A Resolution recognizing March 30, 2017, as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, and Mario M. Scavello

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 63

A Resolution designating the week of April 10 through 14, 2017, as "Local Government Week" and April 12, 2017, as "Local Government Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Judith L. Schwank, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 60

A Resolution designating April 5, 2017, as "Gold Star Wives Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring and recognizing the sacrifices made by the spouses and families of fallen members of the armed forces of the United States....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 794

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, John T. Yudichak, Daylin Leach, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Richard L. Alloway, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 9

An Act requiring identification of lawful presence in the United States as a prerequisite to the receipt of public benefits.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Richard L. Alloway, Donald C. White, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Mario M. Scavello, Michele Brooks, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 561

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, further providing for definitions, for proposed regulations and procedures for review and for final-form regulations and final-omitted regulations and procedures for review; and providing for concurrent resolution required for economically significant regulations....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jake Corman, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 759

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 General Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for grounds, buildings and monuments in general....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

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 515

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 747

An Act amending the act of June 1, 1945 (P.L.1242, No.428), known as the State Highway Law, in construction, improvement, maintenance and repair of State highways, further providing for prequalifications of bidders....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

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 740

An Act providing for rural telephone access and availability; and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission relating to the Universal Service Fund....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Scott E. Hutchinson, Gene Yaw, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Richard L. Alloway, Camera Bartolotta, Daniel Laughlin, Bob Mensch, Wayne Langerholc, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

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 Bill 722

An Act providing for clean vehicles investment.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Gene Yaw, and Elder A. Vogel

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 47

A Resolution recognizing March 22, 2017, as "Architects' Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 42

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Military Service Opportunity Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 27

A Resolution designating the week of February 18 through 25, 2017, as "FFA Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Wayne Langerholc, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Gene Yaw, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 143

An Act amending the act of July 6, 1989 (P.L.169, No.32), known as the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act, in financial provisions, further providing for Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Board....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 201

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 715

An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, providing for supplemental senior citizen property tax rebate assistance....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

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 706

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 definitions and for exclusions....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Charles T. McIlhinney, Michele Brooks, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 273

An Act prohibiting the expenditure of Commonwealth funds on certain institutions of higher education that adopt certain practices relating to immigration policy....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Martin, Patrick J. Stefano, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Resolution 87

A Resolution designating May 1, 2017, as "Loyalty Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Bill 25

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Resolution 103

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study to analyze and identify which education laws and regulations of this Commonwealth have more stringent standards than Federal law requires....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 102

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study to analyze and identify which transportation laws and regulations of this Commonwealth have more stringent standards than Federal law requires....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 5

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ammunition....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Martin, Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, David G. Argall, John DiSanto, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Regan, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 173

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in taxation and finance, providing for spending limitations....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, John R. Gordner, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

An Act amending Titles 24 (Education), 71 (State Government) and 72 (Taxation and Fiscal Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retirement for school employees as to membership, contributions and benefits, further providing for actuarial cost method; in administration and miscellaneous provisions, further providing for administrative duties of board; in retirement for State employees and officers as to contributions, further providing for actuarial cost method; in administration, funds, accounts, general provisions, further providing for administrative duties of board; providing for taxpayer protection and establishing the Taxpayer Protection Fund; and repealing certain provisions of the Fiscal Code....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 647

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, providing for lead testing; and, in charter schools, further providing for provisions applicable to charter schools....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Resolution 34

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Bill 626

An Act amending the act of September 27, 1961 (P.L.1700, No.699), known as the Pharmacy Act, further providing for authority to administer injectable medications, biologicals and immunizations....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 401

An Act amending Title 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retirement for State employees and officers, further providing for definitions; in membership, credited service, classes of service, and eligibility for benefits, further providing for mandatory and optional membership and for classes of service; and providing for State Legislators' Defined Contribution Program....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, John H. Eichelberger, John C. Rafferty, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Regan, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 606

An Act amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 598

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 inheritance tax....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 565

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 562

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in prescribing opioids, further providing for definitions, for prohibition and for procedure....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Resolution 68

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "School Library Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, David G. Argall, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Resolution 54

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "Brain Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Gene Yaw, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 274

An Act amending the act of May 22, 1951 (P.L.317, No.69), known as The Professional Nursing Law, providing for the definition of "certified registered nurse anesthetist"; further providing for registered nurse, clinical nurse specialist, use of title "C.N.S." and credentials and fraud; and providing for certified registered nurse anesthetist and qualifications....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-23-2017

Senate Resolution 46

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "International DeMolay Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Bill 489

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in legislation, providing for taxation bills.

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 525

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, establishing the Emergency Basic Education Subsidy Fund; and providing for payment of emergency basic education funding....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Gene Yaw, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 520

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability and compensation, further providing for the liability of an employer....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, Scott E. Hutchinson, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 514

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 513

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 freezing certain funds for programs....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 507

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 the rate of inheritance tax....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Martin, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 506

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 the rate of inheritance tax....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Patrick J. Stefano, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 505

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 498

An Act protecting from infringement the individual right of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to bear arms as provided in section 21 of Article I of the Constitution of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Scott E. Hutchinson, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Folmer, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 487

An Act imposing a duty on the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain a system for applicants to track the status of certain permit applications; and providing for permit notifications....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 443

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 442

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 441

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 429

An Act amending the act of July 14, 1961 (P.L.604, No.304), known as The Apprenticeship and Training Act, further providing for powers and duties; providing for supervision; and abrogating a regulation....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, John H. Eichelberger, Richard L. Alloway, Daniel Laughlin, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 413

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Scott E. Hutchinson, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 411

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in medical education loan assistance, further providing for definitions and for Pennsylvania Medical Education Loan Assistance Program; and establishing a loan forgiveness program for physician assistants....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 408

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in medical education loan assistance, further providing for loan guarantor program....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 407

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Resolution 12

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2017 as "Cervical Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Lisa M. Boscola, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-23-2017

Senate Bill 389

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in taxation and finance, further providing for persons with military service-connected disabilities to receive property tax exemptions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 333

An Act amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, Scott Martin, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 310

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, providing for a statute of repose in product liability actions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 309

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for liability rules applicable to product sellers....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 372

An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for application of act....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 371

An Act amending the act of November 26, 1978 (P.L.1375, No.325), known as the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act, further providing for definitions and for scope of act....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 369

An Act amending Title 3 (Agriculture) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retail food facility safety, further providing for required licenses....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, John DiSanto, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 356

An Act providing for a freeze on real estate taxes for senior citizens.

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 301

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), known as the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act, further providing for definitions; and providing for specific powers and duties with regard to opioid addiction treatment....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-14-2017

Senate Bill 10

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to governmental immunity; and, in preemptions, providing for municipality of refuge....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Mike Regan, Joseph B. Scarnati, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Scott Wagner, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jake Corman, Patrick J. Stefano, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Resolution 30

A Resolution observing March 1, 2017, as "St. David's Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring the many Pennsylvanians of Welsh heritage.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2017

Senate Bill 275

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 225

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for general appropriation bill.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 224

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for licenses, for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for firearm sales surcharge, for the Firearm Records Check Fund, for licensing of dealers and for administrative regulations....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Joseph B. Scarnati, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Scott Wagner, John DiSanto, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Bob Mensch, John H. Eichelberger, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 208

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 special tax provisions for poverty....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 185

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations; and, in child protective services, further providing for employees having contact with children and adoptive and foster parents....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 177

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, further providing for exclusions from tax....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 175

An Act amending the act of January 8, 1960 (1959 P.L.2119, No.787), known as the Air Pollution Control Act, further providing for permissible actions....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 174

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for the offense of drug delivery resulting in serious bodily injury; and, in sentencing, further providing for sentences for second and subsequent offenses....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Michele Brooks, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Resolution 9

A Resolution designating the week of January 22 through 28, 2017, as "Nurse Anesthetists Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-24-2017

Senate Bill 160

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 147

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for collection of restitution, reparation, fees, costs, fines and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 129

An Act prohibiting bonuses for employees of Commonwealth agencies.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Joseph B. Scarnati, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 127

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in administration and enforcement, further providing for automated teller machines....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 126

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions, providing for inmate postage policy....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, David G. Argall, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 140

An Act providing for distribution system extension and expansion plans to increase natural gas usage in this Commonwealth.

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Camera Bartolotta, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2017

Senate Bill 109

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, further providing for definitions and for State Board of Medicine; and providing for recreational therapists....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 107

An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in pharmaceutical assistance for the elderly, further defining "income" to exclude certain veterans' disability payments....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Michele Brooks, Bob Mensch, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 106

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in disabled veterans' real estate tax exemption, further providing for exemption from payment of real estate taxes....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, John P. Blake, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 105

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in educational gratuity program, further providing for definitions, for educational gratuity payments and for eligibility and qualification requirements....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 102

An Act authorizing senior citizens to claim an exemption from tax increases as to certain real property; and providing for termination of the exemption....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Richard L. Alloway, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 101

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in table games, further providing for table game taxes.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Richard L. Alloway, Bob Mensch, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 100

An Act providing for patient access to diagnostics and treatments for Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses; and requiring health care policies to provide certain coverage....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc,