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Gordner
  • Sen. John R. Gordner (R)

  • Representing district 27 of Pennsylvania since 2003

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Columbia County, Luzerne County (Part), Montour County, Northumberland County, Snyder County

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Whip

  • Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure

  • Judiciary

  • Rules & Executive Nominations, Vice Chair

  • Transportation

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. John R. Gordner

Senate Bill 1228

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-09-2018

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 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 382

A Resolution urging the Federal Food and Drug Administration to enforce existing guidelines establishing a clear standard of identity for milk....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Wayne Langerholc, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 530

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2018

Senate Bill 1056

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 978

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 892

An Act amending the act of December 16, 1986 (P.L.1646, No.188), known as the Chiropractic Practice Act, in licensure and regulation, further providing for license required....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Regan, John R. Gordner, Wayne D. Fontana, Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Art Haywood, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 552

An Act amending Titles 51 (Military Affairs) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Department of Military Affairs, further providing for Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund; in State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust Fund; in Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Commission, repealing provisions relating to the Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial Trust Fund and to expiration; and, in registration of vehicles, further providing for Pennsylvania monument registration plate....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1142

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 408

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 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 1218

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for school safety and security training....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Wayne Langerholc, John R. Gordner, Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Kim L. Ward, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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 963

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1019

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate 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 1208

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 891

An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in pharmaceutical assistance for the elderly, further providing for income verification....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Scott Wagner, Patrick M. Browne, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 280

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 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 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1058

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 366

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate 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 1144

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Resolution 274

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1161

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1041

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 1145

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 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 748

An Act providing for public safety facilities.

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 1094

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-27-2018

Senate Resolution 287

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 1055

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-22-2018

Senate Bill 1052

An Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability and compensation, further defining "injury" and "personal injury"; providing for diseases with long latency periods between occupational exposure and manifestation of the disease; and further providing for liability....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-22-2018

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 1040

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 955

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Resolution 228

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a Global Education Task Force.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Daylin Leach, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Art Haywood, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-25-2018

Senate Bill 196

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Michele Brooks, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 99

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 166

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate 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 563

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 208

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Bill 896

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Bill 895

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Resolution 184

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 177

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 17 through 23, 2017, as "Constitution Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 174

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Bill 881

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 876

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-07-2017

Senate Resolution 124

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 116

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate 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 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 Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate 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 178

An Act amending Title 37 (Historical and Museums) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in powers and duties of Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, further providing for specific powers and duties, for personal property and for documents, and providing for Commonwealth archival records, for local government archival records and for access to older public records; and, in historic properties, further providing for powers over certain historic property....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, John R. Gordner, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 794

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 791

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in licenses and regulations for liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for renewal of licenses and temporary provisions for licensees in armed services....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 121

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in State intermediate punishment, further providing for findings and purpose, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program, for written guidelines and regulations, for reports and for construction....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 496

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 1

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 515

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 261

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, further providing for six months limitation, for infancy, insanity or imprisonment, for no limitation applicable and for other offenses; and, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to sovereign immunity, for limitations on damages, for exceptions to governmental immunity and for limitations on damages....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, and John R. Gordner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Bill 725

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 88

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in terms and courses of study, providing for historical documents, writings and records use in classrooms and censorship prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Resolution 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 22

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 103

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 401

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 606

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 587

An Act providing for statutory construction of Pennsylvania wage and hour laws.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-07-2017

Senate Bill 567

An Act regulating controlled plants and noxious weeds; establishing the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee; providing for powers and duties of the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee; imposing powers and duties on the Secretary of Agriculture and municipalities; prescribing penalties; establishing a category of controlled plants and providing for the permitting of controlled plants intended to be grown for biomass and biofuel production or for other beneficial purposes; and repealing the Noxious Weed Control Law....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, John R. Gordner, John C. Rafferty, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 559

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 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 509

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for blood type information; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, John R. Gordner, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 516

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, establishing a career development tax credit....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 514

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 498

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 470

An Act amending the act of December 3, 1959 (P.L.1688, No.621), known as the Housing Finance Agency Law, in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Program, further providing for definitions and for fund....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Art Haywood, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 425

An Act providing for the complement of Office of Inspector General and for report to the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Regan, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, John DiSanto, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 424

An Act establishing guidelines and procedures governing certain investigations and interrogations of correctional officers; authorizing certain civil suits by correctional officers; and providing for impact of collective bargaining agreements and for summary suspensions....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

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 346

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 333

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 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 364

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 subjects of instruction and flag code and for economic education and personal financial literacy programs, providing for personal finance instruction and for capstone course in personal finance as graduation requirement; establishing the Personal Finance Education Fund; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 146

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for lottery winnings intercept....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-06-2017

Senate Bill 220

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 Corrections, providing for notice of public hearing for State correctional institution closure....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Lisa Baker, Wayne Langerholc, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Michele Brooks, Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 194

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1919 (P.L.366, No.179), entitled "An act reorganizing the Department of State Police; creating therein a Bureau of Fire Protection; providing for a State Police Force, and defining the powers and duties of the same, including the enforcement of laws relating to game, fish, forestry, and water supply, and certain other laws, and including the collection of information useful for the detection of crime, and the apprehension of criminals; providing for the equipment, maintenance, and transportation of such police; providing for barracks and substations therefor; and prescribing penalties," further providing for the Commissioner of Pennsylvania State Police....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 131

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John R. Gordner, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, John DiSanto, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 81

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 36

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for prohibited conduct during emergency; and, in Commonwealth services, further providing for general authority of Governor....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 23

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preemptions, providing for use of public funds for abortion....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-12-2017