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Blake
  • Sen. John P. Blake (D)

  • Representing district 22 of Pennsylvania since 2011

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Lackawanna County, Luzerne County (Part), Monroe County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Minority Caucus Administrator

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs

  • Appropriations

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development

  • Finance, Minority Chair

  • Local Government, Minority Chair

  • Urban Affairs & Housing

  • Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. John P. Blake

Senate Bill 1225

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1220

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 11

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 Bill 613

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 338

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 325

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 317

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 311

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 310

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 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 1219

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Resolution 326

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 530

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2018

Senate Bill 1101

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1037

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 934

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 431

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1142

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 397

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 414

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 412

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 411

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 410

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 409

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 408

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 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 1005

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 172

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 31

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 405

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 406

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1096

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 804

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 803

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 802

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 801

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 521

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 401

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 22

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 949

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 948

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 947

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 773

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 772

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 771

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 398

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 776

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 780

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 667

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 919

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 403

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 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 Resolution 389

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1195

An Act providing for small business fee exemption.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 816

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1111

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1107

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 285

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 283

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 281

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 922

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 381

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 380

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 554

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 798

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 371

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1134

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 379

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 378

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 377

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 251

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1178

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Resolution 370

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Resolution 260

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1170

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 366

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 365

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 390

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 364

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 363

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 362

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 361

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 357

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1000

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-09-2018

Senate Bill 1161

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1033

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 627

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 435

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate 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 1147

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1145

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1073

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1140

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1143

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 915

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for victim and witness outreach; and, in post-trial matters, further providing for eligibility for relief and for jurisdiction and proceedings....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Donald C. White, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

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 108

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2018

Senate Bill 1130

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 1100

An Act providing for the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Bill 1075

An Act amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in source selection and contract formation, further providing for competitive sealed bidding....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Resolution 304

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate Bill 748

An Act providing for public safety facilities.

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Michele Brooks, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 263

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 1094

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-27-2018

Senate Bill 1060

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for congressional districts and further providing for the Legislative Reapportionment Commission for the purpose of reapportioning and redistricting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

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 Bill 792

An Act amending Title 3 (Agriculture) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, repealing provisions relating to fertilizer; providing for fertilizer; in soil and plant amendment, further providing for disposition of funds; in seed, further providing for disposition of funds; and imposing duties on the Department of Agriculture....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 761

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the Executive, further providing for Lieutenant Governor....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Guy Reschenthaler, John DiSanto, Mario M. Scavello, Richard L. Alloway, Patrick M. Browne, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 501

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 18

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 17

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 979

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 950

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 597

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1068

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-12-2018

Senate Bill 1062

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the Pennsylvania Amber Alert System, the Missing Endangered Person Advisory System (MEPAS) and the Pennsylvania Green Alert System and for duties of the Pennsylvania State Police; assessing costs; providing for immunity and penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 1049

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Robert M. Tomlinson, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2018

Senate Bill 354

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 999

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 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 239

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 237

A Resolution urging counties of this Commonwealth and local law enforcement, public safety and emergency services to work with the Pennsylvania State Police and the Office of Public Safety Radio to explore and execute shared services arrangements in relation to the new P25 PA-STARNet rollout....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, Patrick J. Stefano, Jay Costa, Gene Yaw, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-29-2018

Senate Bill 623

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-29-2018

Senate Bill 1030

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 15

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Resolution 254

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 221

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and October 20, 2017, as "National Mammography Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Kim L. Ward, John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1004

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 736

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-22-2017

Senate Bill 969

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Resolution 5

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-16-2017

Senate Bill 958

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 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 939

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-01-2017

Senate Bill 691

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 690

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 883

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Resolution 145

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

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 563

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 888

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate 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 Bill 890

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 excusal of children from assessments....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 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 876

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-07-2017

Senate Bill 853

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 842

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-11-2017

Senate Bill 838

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in obstructing governmental operations, providing for the offense of evading arrest or detention on foot....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John P. Blake, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-31-2017

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 123

A Resolution designating May 24, 2017, as "Emergency Medical Services for Children Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 122

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 121

A Resolution commending the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology for its efforts to educate Pennsylvanians about the importance of having regular hearing screenings, and recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Better Hearing Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 280

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in qualifications of electors, further providing for qualifications of electors at primaries; in party organization, further providing for only enrolled electors to vote at primaries or hold party offices; in nomination of candidates, further providing for candidates to be nominated and party officers to be elected at primaries and providing for procedure for unenrolled electors to cast primary ballots and for form of declaration of party enrollment; and, in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for manner of applying to vote, persons entitled to vote, voter's certificates, entries to be made in district register, numbered lists of voters and challenges and for voting check list....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 119

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 117

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Resolution 109

A Resolution designating May 9, 2017, as "Pennsylvania Health Care Information Technology Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

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 Resolution 101

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 99

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 98

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Pennsylvania Community College Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 96

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 107

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate 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 533

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-08-2017

Senate Bill 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 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 823

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 800

An Act establishing a recovery and management program that includes recycling for certain waste electronic equipment; imposing duties on manufacturers and retailers of certain electronic equipment; providing for the powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and for enforcement; establishing the Waste Electronic Equipment Fund and the State Default Plan Account; prescribing penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Camera Bartolotta, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 91

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 88

A Resolution designating the week of April 24 through 28, 2017, as "Every Kid Healthy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne Langerholc, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 82

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 81

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 77

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 67

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 806

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-23-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Resolution 58

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 782

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for civil immunity of person rescuing minor from motor vehicle....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Resolution 152

A Resolution designating July 31, 2017, as "Heatstroke Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2017

Senate Bill 768

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in sales and use tax, further providing for imposition of tax, repealing provisions relating to computation of tax, providing for tax table and further providing for alternate imposition of tax and credits and for hotel occupancy tax imposition; in personal income tax, further providing for imposition of tax; providing for school district property tax and rent rebates; and establishing the School District Property Tax and Rent Rebate Fund....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-15-2017

Senate Resolution 140

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 696

An Act amending Title 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in contracts, further providing for contracts or purchases not requiring advertising or bidding....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John DiSanto, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 695

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, further providing for other offenses....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Resolution 33

A Resolution establishing a task force on lead exposure and the hazards of lead poisoning; imposing duties on the Joint State Government Commission; and authorizing a study....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-09-2017

Senate Bill 434

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-07-2017

Senate Bill 725

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, providing for Every Student Succeeds Act State plan review....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 738

An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in licenses, tags and kennels, further providing for issuance of dog licenses, compensation, proof required, deposit of funds, records, license sales, rules and regulations, failure to comply, unlawful acts and penalty, for application for dog licenses, fees and penalties and for tags furnished to county treasurers and other agents and lost tags; and, in enforcement and penalties, further providing for disposition of fines and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-02-2017

Senate Bill 734

An Act prohibiting certain gifts to members of the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 733

An Act prohibiting the lease or conveyance of motor vehicles by the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 732

An Act prohibiting certain per diem payments to members of the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 731

An Act amending the act of September 30, 1983 (P.L.160, No.39), known as the Public Official Compensation Law, further providing for members of the General Assembly....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 730

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-26-2017

Senate Resolution 35

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 648

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for special registration plates and providing for Distracted Driving Awareness plate....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 531

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 50

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 26

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "Black History Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 22

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 578

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

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 709

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 200

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 704

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 703

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, prohibiting use of the death penalty....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 25

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Bill 608

An Act amending Title 25 (Elections) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in registration system, further providing for departmental responsibilities and for SURE system; in voter registration, further providing for methods of voter registration and for application with driver's license application, providing for Commonwealth agencies and other entities and further providing for time, for preparation and distribution of applications and for approval of registration applications; and providing for privacy and security standards for voter registration in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 95

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 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 Bill 632

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Bill 628

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2017

Senate Bill 612

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 284

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 573

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for the Pennsylvania Premise Alert System.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 283

An Act amending Title 25 (Elections) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in voter registration, further providing for application with driver's license application....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 282

An Act providing for election day registration; and prescribing penalties.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 281

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preliminary provisions, providing for voter's bill of rights; and, in election districts and polling places, further providing for public buildings to be used where possible and portable polling places....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Resolution 71

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

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Bill 30

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, providing for power to set fees; in fiscal affairs, further providing for collection fee for uncollectible checks; in fishing licenses, further providing for nonresident and tourist licenses, for one-day resident fishing license, for license, permit and issuing agent fees and for license and permit packaging options; in special licenses and permits, further providing for net permits, for boat and net licenses for boundary lakes, for permits for protection and management of particular fish, for permits for the use of explosives, for Lake Erie fishing permits and for fishing guide and charter boat permits; in regulated fishing lakes, further providing for licenses and for fees; in dams, bar racks and migration devices, further providing for obstructing migration of fish; in preliminary provisions, further providing for fees; and, in registration and titling of boats, further providing for issuing agents, for fees and for notice for boats and related equipment....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Daylin Leach, Kim L. Ward, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Wagner, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-28-2017

Senate Bill 543

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for administration of epinephrine auto-injectors by school bus drivers....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Jay Costa, Gene Yaw, Scott Martin, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Sabatina, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-28-2017

Senate Bill 559

An Act providing for expense reimbursement of public officials and public employees.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 405

An Act establishing the Lead Remediation and Abatement Superfund.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Resolution 57

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to establish an advisory committee on rape and sexual violence prevention education on postsecondary school campuses to conduct a comprehensive study of the issue of rape and sexual assault on postsecondary school campuses and environs and to report its findings and recommendations to the Senate....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, Sharif Street, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 549

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 Public Welfare and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for domestic violence and rape victims services; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 547

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, further providing for dating violence education; and, in sexual violence education at institutions of higher education, further providing for definitions and for education program....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 544

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in authorized disposition of offenders, providing for district attorney justice fee....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, John H. Eichelberger, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, Mike Regan, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted