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McGarrigle
  • Sen. Thomas J. McGarrigle (R)

  • Representing district 26 of Pennsylvania since 2015

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Chester County (Part), Delaware County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development

  • Local Government

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

  • Urban Affairs & Housing, Chair

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Thomas J. McGarrigle

Senate Bill 1225

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 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 347

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1067

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, providing for adoption of guidelines for administrative probation violations; and, in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation and providing for resentencing of certain offenders incarcerated due to revocation of probation....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott Wagner, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 613

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1219

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Bill 530

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2018

Senate Bill 934

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 564

An Act providing for installation of protective fencing on certain State-owned bridges and for powers and duties of the Department of Transportation....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Resolution 409

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate 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 653

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1005

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1110

An Act providing for consumer prescription drug pricing disclosure.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

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 1213

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1096

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 249

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 804

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 803

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 802

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 801

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 521

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 22

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 949

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 948

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 947

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 851

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, in short title and definitions, further providing for definitions; and, in sale of property, further providing for repurchase by owner and providing for limitation on trusteeship and for ownership interests and responsibilities of delinquent property owner....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

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 919

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1168

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1074

An Act amending the act of October 5, 1978 (P.L.1109, No.261), known as the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, further providing for genetic counselor....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1021

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in veterans' pensions and benefits, further providing for amputee and paralyzed veteran's pension....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 655

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 definitions, providing for Pennsylvania Safe Effective Opioid Prescribing Advisory Council and further providing for promulgation of regulations....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate 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 931

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in service and facilities, providing for pipeline safety valves....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 930

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in service and facilities, providing for pipeline emergency management information....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 832

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 689

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 388

A Resolution recognizing the Loyalsock Creek, flowing from the Endless Mountain region of Pennsylvania in Sullivan and Bradford Counties through Lycoming County to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, as the "2018 River of the Year."...

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Lisa Baker, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 234

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 373

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission to recommend safety, oversight and interagency coordination improvements for the transport of oil, natural gas and other hazardous liquids through pipelines in this Commonwealth and develop and promote legislation in furtherance of its recommendations....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 816

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1197

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 1089

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 Human Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for medical assistance payments and for admissions to drug and alcohol facilities....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Anthony H. Williams, John T. Yudichak, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 371

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 377

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1024

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for duty of driver in construction and maintenance areas or on highway safety corridors....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 390

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 362

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 1163

An Act establishing the Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Board; providing for solicitation of public-private projects and for public-private agreements; and establishing the Public-Private Account....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 627

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1007

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1006

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 480

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1140

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1141

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Robert M. Tomlinson, Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 108

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2018

Senate Bill 1130

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 449

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 1100

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Bill 1026

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further providing for mandatory reporting of children under one year of age....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 263

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 501

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 500

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 313

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 979

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 950

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 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 1083

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for modification or revocation of order of probation and for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1051

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 999

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 929

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 928

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers and duties of commission, providing for pipeline siting review....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 756

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 21

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 623

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-29-2018

Senate Bill 1030

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 1028

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.586, No.127), known as the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act, further providing for title of act and providing for powers of the Department of Environmental Protection and for duties of a pipeline operator....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 1027

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.586, No.127), known as the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act, making an editorial change and providing for duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and of pipeline operators....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 827

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, enacting the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015); providing for user direction and agreements, for disclosure of digital assets and electronic communications, for functions of fiduciaries and for compliance and immunity for custodians of digital assets and electronic communications; making conforming amendments; and providing for functions of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-24-2018

Senate Resolution 254

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 1023

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 1017

An Act providing for the protection of water supplies.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 872

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in safe schools, further providing for definitions and for policy relating to bullying....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 1013

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, further providing for alcohol, chemical and tobacco abuse program....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 1012

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 1004

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 957

An Act amending the act of April 17, 2016 (P.L.84, No.16), known as the Medical Marijuana Act, in medical marijuana organizations, providing for reissuance of permits and further providing for limitations on permits....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne Langerholc, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 12-06-2017

Senate Bill 976

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-04-2017

Senate Bill 969

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 968

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in size, weight and load, further providing for limits on number of towed vehicles, for length of vehicles and for application to tow trucks....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Charles T. McIlhinney, John C. Rafferty, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Scott Martin, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 964

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 960

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, providing for the provision and supervision of anesthesia care....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, and Richard L. Alloway

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 11-29-2017

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 870

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 11-09-2017

Senate Resolution 227

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-03-2017

Senate Bill 625

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 691

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 690

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 222

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in organization and jurisdiction of courts of common pleas, further providing for courts of common pleas; and, in Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, providing for senior judge operational support grant program....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Resolution 164

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 753

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions relating to accidents and accident reports, further providing for accident scene clearance....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Joseph B. Scarnati, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Bill 890

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Resolution 187

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 178

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 869

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, further providing for coverage for mammographic examinations....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-06-2017

Senate Bill 865

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 864

An Act amending the act of November 30, 2004 (P.L.1672, No.213), known as the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 853

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 815

An Act providing for violence prevention committees in health care facilities, for their powers and duties, for remedies and for the powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Resolution 115

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate 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 527

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, establishing the Office of State Inspector General....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Joseph B. Scarnati, Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, Elder A. Vogel, John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Resolution 99

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 6

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 128

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 6

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, further providing for definitions, for resources and for verification system, prohibiting eligibility for individuals convicted of drug distribution, prohibiting eligibility for violators of sexual offender registration, further providing for false statements, investigations and penalty and for prohibited use of public assistance funds, providing for lost access devices and further providing for violation and penalty....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jake Corman, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 692

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-10-2017

Senate Bill 610

An Act designating quartz as the official State mineral of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-09-2017

Senate Bill 560

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for definitions, for exceptions to prohibition of interception and disclosure of communications, for exceptions to prohibitions in possession, sale, distribution, manufacture or advertisement of electronic, mechanical or other devices and for expiration of chapter; and providing for recordings by law enforcement officers....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 288

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for duty of driver in emergency response areas....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Scott Martin, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 787

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juvenile matters, providing for safety and security plans for nonsecure juvenile facilities....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-06-2017

Senate Bill 828

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 797

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for medical assistance reimbursement for pharmacies....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Scott Wagner, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 693

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 809

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 88

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 69

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 721

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-26-2017

Senate Bill 758

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, further providing for definitions and for applicability of act....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Regan, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-14-2017

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 Resolution 33

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-09-2017

Senate Bill 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 749

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for the offense of ethnic intimidation....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Patrick M. Browne, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2017

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 Resolution 35

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 24

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 21

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-17-2017

Senate Bill 200

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 678

An Act providing for the protection of consumers of health care coverage against surprise balance bills for emergency services and certain covered health care services....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Sharif Street, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

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 Bill 660

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Regan, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 654

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: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne Langerholc, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 20

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 171

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in administrative organization, further providing for gubernatorial appointments....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-31-2017

Senate Resolution 71

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

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 Bill 547

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 42

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

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Bill 279

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for speed timing devices; and, in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Ryan P. Aument, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-21-2017

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 511

An Act amending Titles 23 (Domestic Relations) and 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, enacting the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act; making related repeals; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Art Haywood, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 487

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 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 445

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 419

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Patrick J. Stefano, Art Haywood, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-27-2017

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 407

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 404

An Act amending the act of November 30, 2004 (P.L.1672, No.213), known as the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act, further providing for portfolio requirements in other states....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Charles T. McIlhinney, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 394

An Act amending the act of July 9, 2008 (P.L.915, No.64), known as the Water and Sewer Systems Assistance Act, further providing for legislative findings, for certification, for form of question, for proceeds and for powers and duties of board; authorizing the incurring of indebtedness, with the approval of the electors, of $600,000,000 for water supply and sewage treatment systems; providing for the powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority and for authorization and expiration; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 393

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in additional coverages, further providing for deemed employees of the Pennsylvania Game Commission....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne Langerholc, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 389

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 388

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ethics standards and financial disclosure, further providing for definitions and for restricted activities; and prescribing penalties....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Regan, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, James R. Brewster, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, Donald C. White, John DiSanto, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick J. Stefano, Jay Costa, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 347

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

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 343

An Act amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in source selection and contract formation, further providing for sole source procurement and for competitive selection procedures for certain services....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 336

An Act providing for the compilation of daily nursing staff reports by hospitals, for public posting of reports and for reporting to the Department of Health; and imposing duties on the Department of Health....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Wayne Langerholc, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Charles T. McIlhinney, Christine M. Tartaglione, Elder A. Vogel, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 381

An Act providing for the exclusion of veterans' disability benefits as eligible income.

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Patrick J. Stefano, Daylin Leach, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Michele Brooks, Anthony H. Williams, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 379

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ethics standards and financial disclosure, further defining "candidate."...

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Anthony H. Williams, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 308

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2005 (P.L.474, No.94), known as the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act, further providing for title of act, for definitions and for notification of breach; prohibiting employees of the Commonwealth from using nonsecured Internet connections; and providing for Commonwealth policy and for entities subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, John DiSanto, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 304

An Act limiting assignment of State-owned vehicles; prohibiting long-term vehicle leases for public officials and employees; and providing for duties of the Department of General Services....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 367

An Act amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, further providing for grounds for disciplinary proceedings and for off-premise sales, shows, exhibitions or rallies on Sundays....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Sharif Street, Ryan P. Aument, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 356

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 302

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for meeting or overtaking school bus; and providing for use of bus for transportation of children for nonschool purposes....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-14-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Resolution 31

A Resolution recognizing the week of March 5 through 12, 2017, as "Sleep Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2017

Senate Bill 214

An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, providing for hospital patient protection....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Charles T. McIlhinney, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick M. Browne, Robert M. Tomlinson, Michele Brooks, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 209

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 193

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, further providing for organization....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, Michele Brooks, John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 177

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate 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 129

An Act prohibiting bonuses for employees of Commonwealth agencies.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 126

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 140

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2017

Senate Bill 100

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Art Haywood, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Richard L. Alloway, Andrew E. Dinniman, Ryan P. Aument, Michele Brooks, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 85

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....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-13-2017