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Yaw
  • Sen. Gene Yaw (R)

  • Representing district 23 of Pennsylvania since 2009

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Bradford County, Lycoming County, Sullivan County, Susquehanna County (Part), Union County

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Vice Chair

  • Appropriations

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Environmental Resources & Energy, Chair

  • Judiciary

  • Law & Justice

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw

Senate Bill 1224

An Act establishing Recovery-to-work as a pilot program within the Department of Labor and Industry; and providing for local recovery-to-work pilot programs, for incentives to encourage business participation and for powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-09-2018

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 Bill 1056

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 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 978

An Act providing for the disposal of hospice or home health care patient medication.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 899

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for construction and renovation of buildings by school entities; and establishing a grant program for maintenance projects....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Mike Regan, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Richard L. Alloway, Daniel Laughlin, Charles T. McIlhinney, Robert M. Tomlinson, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, and John R. Gordner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1001

An Act providing for the declaration of a public health emergency, for duties of the Department of Health, for temporary regulations and for immunity from liability....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1019

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 819

An Act amending the act of June 30, 1981 (P.L.128, No.43), known as the Agricultural Area Security Law, further providing for definitions and for purchase of agricultural conservation easements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Regan, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Charles T. McIlhinney

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 1079

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth services, providing for online training for firefighters....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Gene Yaw, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 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 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1207

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1189

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 652

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 820

An Act providing for civil immunity for persons that operate agritourism activities under certain circumstances.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Charles T. McIlhinney, Scott Martin, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

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 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 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 Resolution 104

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1157

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in Department of the Auditor General, providing for audits of Pennsylvania Statewide Radio Network....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1187

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 363

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 936

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 180

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1154

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Resolution 270

A Resolution designating February 11, 2018, as "PA 2-1-1 Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Mario M. Scavello, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 844

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 1152

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in public safety, providing for opioid treatment agreements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 1078

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 449

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Resolution 287

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 1088

An Act relating to conventional wells and the development of oil, gas and coal; imposing powers and duties on the Department of Environmental Protection; and providing for preliminary provisions, for general requirements, for underground gas storage, for enforcement and remedies, for related funds, parties and activities and for miscellaneous provisions....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1084

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fees, providing for reduced fee for veterans.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1050

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-07-2018

Senate Bill 497

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 756

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 229

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Resolution 253

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 1040

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate 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 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Bill 810

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, further providing for drug overdose response immunity....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas H Killion, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 218

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 446

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, providing for drug and alcohol recovery houses and establishing the Drug and Alcohol Recovery House Fund; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 166

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 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 179

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-13-2017

Senate Bill 625

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 646

An Act amending the act of July 28, 1988 (P.L.556, No.101), known as the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act, in recycling fee, further providing for recycling fee for municipal waste landfills and resource recovery facilities and for Recycling Fund....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Bill 913

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, providing for prescription drug coverage; and providing for Pennsylvania Health Care Payor Claims Database....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas H Killion, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Resolution 208

A Resolution reaffirming the historical and symbolic significance of the flag and national anthem of the United States of America; referencing federally prescribed standards for conduct during a rendition of the national anthem when the flag is displayed; and expressing the prevailing sentiment of the Senate of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John R. Gordner, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Charles T. McIlhinney, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 195

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 194

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 881

An Act providing for open contracting by the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions and their agencies and authorities.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, Gene Yaw, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Regan, Scott Wagner, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 876

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-07-2017

Senate Bill 866

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 prohibition of the use of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Mike Regan, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 861

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 849

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 833

An Act establishing a pilot program to provide training, equipment and personal devices to aid search and rescue efforts for individuals with special needs....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-10-2017

Senate Resolution 171

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-27-2017

Senate Bill 624

An Act amending the act of April 27, 1966 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.31, No.1), known as The Bituminous Mine Subsidence and Land Conservation Act, providing for planned subsidence and for retroactivity....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-24-2017

Senate Bill 589

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for the definition of "stinger-steered automobile" or "boat transporter"; and, in size, weight and load, further providing for fire apparatus, for length of vehicles and for maximum gross weight of vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Robert M. Tomlinson, John H. Eichelberger, John R. Gordner, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 240

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for resident license and fee exemptions and for license costs and fees; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 6

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate 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 662

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 383

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate 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 157

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a process to determine whether consolidation of the Department of Aging, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services should occur, and directing the appointment of an Efficiencies Director to lead an examination of the options and develop an implementation plan should consolidation of any or all of the four State agencies be recommended....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Michele Brooks, Mario M. Scavello, Gene Yaw, John H. Eichelberger, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-28-2017

Senate Resolution 89

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 70

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 769

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, providing for 2017-2018 budget implementation for the Executive Department....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Michele Brooks, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 757

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Regan, Gene Yaw, Scott Wagner, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 1

An Act amending Titles 24 (Education), 51 (Military Affairs) and 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, extensively revising pension provisions as follows: In Title 24: for retirement for school employees, in the areas of preliminary provisions, of membership, contributions and benefits, of school employees' defined contribution plan and of administration and miscellaneous provisions; and for health insurance for retired school employees, in the area of preliminary provisions. In Title 51: for employment preferences and pensions, in the area of military leave of absence. In Title 71: for boards and offices, in the area of Independent Fiscal Office; and for retirement for State employees and officers, in the areas of preliminary provisions, of membership, credited service, classes of service and eligibility for benefits, of contributions, of benefits, of State employees' defined contribution plan and of administration, funds, accounts, general provisions. Providing, as to the revisions: for construction and administration, for applicability, for liability, for member statements and for suspension of provisions of the Public Employee Retirement Study Commission Act....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick M. Browne, John R. Gordner, Wayne Langerholc, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mario M. Scavello, Daniel Laughlin, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 750

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, further providing for general and specific powers and providing for hybrid and skill-based devices; in licensees, further providing for Category 3 slot machine license, for slot machine testing and certification standards, for license renewals and for multiple slot machine license prohibition; in table games, further providing for table game device and associated equipment testing and certification standards; providing for Category 4 locations, for airport gaming and for sports wagering; in revenues, further providing for gross terminal revenue deductions, for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution and providing for gaming tax normalization; in administration and enforcement, further providing for liens and suits for taxes and for prohibited acts and penalties and providing for casino liquor license; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for repayments to State Gaming Fund; in keno, providing for general provisions, for authorization of lottery game, for operation and for revenue; and making related repeals....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Robert M. Tomlinson, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, Sharif Street, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-08-2017

Senate Bill 594

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Bill 740

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 737

An Act amending the act of November 6, 1987 (P.L.381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act, in criminal history for employees, further providing for provisional employees for limited periods....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-02-2017

Senate Bill 133

An Act providing for participation in the REAL ID Act of 2005, for compliance by residents of this Commonwealth, for reports to General Assembly and for publication; and repealing the REAL ID Nonparticipation Act....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2017

Senate Bill 508

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in tobacco products tax, further providing for definitions and for incidence and rate of tax; and imposing a vapor products tax....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2017

Senate Bill 444

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 722

An Act providing for clean vehicles investment.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 41

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 38

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 706

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 273

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate 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 679

An Act amending the act of May 15, 1939 (P.L.134, No.65), referred to as the Fireworks Law, further providing for definitions, for sale, possession and use of fireworks, for permits and for criteria for licensure; imposing a fireworks safety fee; and establishing the Online Training Educator and Training Reimbursement Account....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Richard L. Alloway

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Bill 25

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Resolution 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 250

An Act amending the act of December 5, 1936 (2nd Sp.Sess., 1937 P.L.2897, No.1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, in administration of act, providing for unemployment compensation service centers; and, in contributions by employers and employees, further providing for contributions by employees and for Service and Infrastructure Improvement Fund....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Michele Brooks, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, Robert M. Tomlinson, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 167

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, prohibiting the Executive Department and school districts from making payroll collections of dues, fees and political contributions....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-19-2017

Senate Bill 626

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 401

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 618

An Act amending the act of March 20, 2002 (P.L.154, No.13), known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, in miscellaneous provisions, establishing the Mcare Commission....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Gene Yaw, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 603

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Resolution 17

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2017

Senate Bill 568

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in fiscal provisions relating to public assistance, providing for distribution of SNAP benefits....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Regan, Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-05-2017

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 557

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, adding provisions relating to certain group-based homes....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Mario M. Scavello, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Resolution 54

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 558

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 169

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

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-23-2017

Senate Bill 525

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 519

An Act amending the act of June 13, 2008 (P.L.182, No.27), known as the Clean Indoor Air Act, further providing for definitions; further prohibiting smoking in public places; repealing provisions relating to local ordinances; providing for effect on local rules and ordinances; and repealing certain provisions of the Fire and Panic Act....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Gene Yaw, Daylin Leach, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 507

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 506

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 487

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 486

An Act amending the act of October 22, 2014 (P.L.2853, No.173), known as the Unconventional Well Report Act, further providing for unconventional well reports....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 478

An Act providing for the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain entities and organizations; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Department of Health....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 428

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for patient-centered opioid treatment certification.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 467

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 410

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for the offense of hate crimes against law enforcement officers and first responders....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Wayne Langerholc, Gene Yaw, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Sharif Street, Richard L. Alloway, John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Robert M. Tomlinson, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 402

An Act providing for erosion and sediment control requirements.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Joseph B. Scarnati, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 340

An Act providing for the tax sale of abandoned properties.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 348

An Act authorizing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to join the Interstate Drug Interdiction and Enforcement Compact; providing for the form of the compact; and imposing additional powers and duties on the Governor....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 346

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary election expenses, further providing for reporting by candidate and political committees and other persons, for late contributions and independent expenditures and for additional powers and duties of the Secretary of the Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, John H. Eichelberger, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Wagner, Art Haywood, Daylin Leach, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 374

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 publication of notices and proofs of publication....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Gene Yaw, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 306

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in licenses and regulations and liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, providing for spirit expanded permits....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Richard L. Alloway, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Regan, Donald C. White, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Bill 224

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 188

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Gene Yaw, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 185

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 175

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 174

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Resolution 9

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-24-2017

Senate Bill 72

An Act establishing the Volunteer Emergency Service Personnel Educational Assistance and Loan Forgiveness Program; and prescribing powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 71

An Act establishing a tuition credit program for certain members of volunteer fire companies, volunteer ambulance services and volunteer rescue squads and their dependent children and spouses....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 70

An Act amending the act of December 16, 1998 (P.L.980, No.129), known as the Police Officer, Firefighter, Correction Employee and National Guard Member Child Beneficiary Education Act, extending benefits to certain surviving spouses; and further providing for title of act, for short title, for definitions, for Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program, for report to General Assembly and for retroactivity....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 63

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Gene Yaw, Kim L. Ward, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-12-2017