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Argall
  • Sen. David G. Argall (R)

  • Representing district 29 of Pennsylvania since 2009

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Berks County (Part), Schuylkill County

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs

  • Appropriations

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development

  • Finance

  • Urban Affairs & Housing, Vice Chair

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. David G. Argall

Senate Bill 1227

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fishing licenses, further providing for resident fishing licenses.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 340

A Resolution recognizing May 14, 2018, or 29th of Iyar, 5778, as the 70th anniversary of the birth of the State of Israel....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 320

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 315

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 314

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 311

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 310

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 305

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate 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 1037

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 978

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 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 Bill 1126

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in selection and retention of judicial officers, further providing for continuing education requirement....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 735

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, further providing for the title of the act; and, in sale of property, providing for optional county demolition and rehabilitation fund....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 412

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 408

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 764

An Act amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, providing for preliminary provisions, further providing for short title, for definitions, for State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons, for powers and duties of board, for license to engage in business, for biennial renewal, for enforcement, for protest hearing decision within 120 days unless waived by the parties, for reimbursement for all parts and service required by the manufacturer or distributor and reimbursement audits, for damage disclosure, for mediation and arbitration, for unlawful acts by manufacturers or distributors, for area of responsibility, for termination of franchises, for industry reorganization, for succession to franchise ownership, for manufacturer right of first refusal, for manufacturer or distributor repurchase of inventory and equipment, for reimbursement of rental costs for dealer facility, for grounds for disciplinary proceedings, for administrative liability of employer, copartnership, association or corporation, for reinstatement, for application for license, for refusal of license, for change of salesperson's license to indicate new employer, for termination of employment or business, for exemption from licensure and registration, for limitations on establishing or relocating dealers, for licensing cost, for penalties, for civil actions for violations, for fees, for disposition of fees and fines, for vehicle shows, off-premise sales and exhibitions and for off-premise sales, shows, exhibitions or rallies on Sundays; providing for recreational vehicles and for miscellaneous provisions; further providing for savings provision, for repeals, expiration of terms of board members and for existing rules and regulations....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and David G. Argall

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 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 Resolution 407

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1209

An Act amending the act of November 29, 2006 (P.L.1471, No.165), known as the Sexual Assault Testing and Evidence Collection Act, further providing for sexual assault evidence collection program; and requiring the Pennsylvania State Police to complete and submit a report....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 394

A Resolution designating the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Purple Heart State and recognizing August 7th as "Purple Heart Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 2

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for education savings account; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Department of Education and the State Treasury....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 398

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 780

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1079

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 667

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 299

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 298

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 297

A Resolution designating the week of April 9 through 13, 2018, as "Work Zone Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Sharif Street, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1181

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, providing for early intervention depression screening....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 389

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 880

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 917

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 962

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in neighborhood blight reclamation and revitalization, further providing for failure to comply with a code requirement....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1203

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for weapons of mass destruction; and, in theft and related offenses, further providing for grading of theft offenses....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, David G. Argall, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

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 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate 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 1157

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 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 378

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1187

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 1179

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in crime victims, further providing for responsibilities of State and local law enforcement agencies and providing for responsibilities of medical personnel; and, in compensation, further providing for persons eligible for compensation and for awards....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-31-2018

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 Bill 1092

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for sentencing for offenses involving domestic violence in the presence of a minor....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Resolution 366

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 362

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 361

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 936

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 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 180

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1166

An Act amending the act of November 21, 2016 (P.L.1318, No.169), known as the Pharmacy Audit Integrity and Transparency Act, adding provisions relating to public contracting for pharmacy benefits management....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1154

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Resolution 275

A Resolution observing March 1, 2018, as "St. David's Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring the many Pennsylvanians of Welsh heritage.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 270

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 1078

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 1139

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: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, and Patrick J. Stefano

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 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 1102

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Resolution 304

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate 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 1035

An Act amending the act of June 1, 1945 (P.L.1242, No.428), known as the State Highway Law, in rural State highway system and State highways in cities, boroughs and towns, further providing for improvement, reconstruction and maintenance....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 1088

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1010

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-09-2018

Senate Bill 1065

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 Safety and Security Augmentation Account and providing for court costs and filing fees....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Michele Brooks, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Robert M. Tomlinson, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 1049

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2018

Senate Resolution 244

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month" in Pennsylvania and urge all individuals, groups, organizations and institutions to remember the Holodomor with appropriate activities designed to honor its victims and educate the world about this tragic episode in the world's history....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 238

A Resolution designating the week of November 12 through 18, 2017, as "Nurse Practitioner Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Wayne Langerholc, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Thomas H Killion, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Bill 955

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 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 1018

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in Office of State Inspector General, further providing for powers, purpose and duties....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 222

A Resolution recognizing October 26, 2017, as "Lights On Afterschool Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 219

A Resolution recognizing November 10, 2017, as "Marine Corps Day" in Pennsylvania in honor of the United States Marine Corps' 242nd anniversary of its founding....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 218

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1016

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Mike Regan

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 975

An Act amending the act of November 23, 2010 (P.L.1083, No.108), known as the Covered Device Recycling Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in duties of manufacturers and retailers, further providing for registration and for manufacturer plan and reporting, providing for manufacturer collection and further providing for retailer responsibility; and, in administration, further providing for duties of Department of Environmental Protection....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-04-2017

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 540

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Joseph B. Scarnati, John T. Yudichak, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

Senate 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 822

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 the display of the official POW/MIA flag on Commonwealth grounds or buildings....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

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 940

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juries and jurors, further providing for exemptions from jury duty....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-31-2017

Senate Bill 181

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 538

An Act amending Titles 24 (Education) and 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions; in retirement for State employees and officers, further providing for credited State service; and providing for benefits and rights for State employees....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 537

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in intermediate units, further providing for staff; in professional employees, providing for athletic leaves of absence; and, in vocational education, further providing for organization and operation of schools and institutes....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 920

An Act amending Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in corporate powers, duties and safeguards, further providing for additional powers of certain public utility corporations....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Wayne Langerholc, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Camera Bartolotta, and David G. Argall

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 805

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Resolution 216

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 159

A Resolution designating the week of July 3 through 9, 2017, as "Whiskey Rebellion Heritage Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 151

A Resolution designatingJuly 13, 2017, as "Summer Learning Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Andrew E. Dinniman, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 153

A Resolution designating the week of August 6 through 12, 2017, as "YMCA Advocacy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 150

A Resolution recognizing June 27, 2017, as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" and the month of June 2017 as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 208

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Resolution 203

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and acknowledging the importance of raising public awareness of the threat and causes of prostate cancer....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 195

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 186

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Veteran Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Bill 471

An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in real property, providing for real estate foreclosure of vacant and abandoned property and for sheriff's commission and credit or attorney fees....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, Daylin Leach, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 194

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 188

A Resolution designating the week of October 15 through 21, 2017, as "Homeless Children's Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, 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 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 185

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 184

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 177

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 179

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Sepsis Awareness Month" 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, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

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 Resolution 175

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 24 through 30, 2017, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

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 136

A Resolution designating the week of June 11 through 17, 2017, as "State Veterans' Homes Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 122

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 120

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 6 through 14, 2017, as "National Women Build Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, David G. Argall, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 116

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 112

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 7 through 13, 2017, as "National Travel and Tourism Week" and May 9, 2017, as "Travel Rally Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 211

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-21-2017

Senate 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 96

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 107

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 106

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 105

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 85

A Resolution commemorating the 69th anniversary of the birth of the State of Israel.

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 73

A Resolution designating April 8, 2017, as "Cushing's Syndrome Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 70

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 63

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate 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 806

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-23-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 769

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 133

A Concurrent Resolution petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Constitutional Convention limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraints on the Federal Government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the Federal Government and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, David G. Argall, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-04-2017

Senate Bill 523

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for responsibilities of department, local correctional facilities and board; in administration, further providing for office and for powers and duties of victim advocate and providing for confidentiality of records; and, in financial matters, further providing for costs for offender supervision programs....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-25-2017

Senate Bill 522

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, further providing for definitions and for publication of guidelines; in juvenile matters, further providing for inspection of court files and records; in particular rights and immunities, further providing for immunity of State parole officers and for immunity of program administrators and supervisors; in sentencing, further providing for dispositions of persons found guilty but mentally ill, for sentencing proceeding and place of confinement, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for transfer of inmates in need of medical treatment, for applicability, for registry, for initial registration, for duty to inform, for assessments, for administration, for global positioning system technology, for immunity for good faith conduct, for Pennsylvania State Police, for duties of probation and parole officials, for board and for annual performance audit; in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in general administration, providing for powers of peace officers; in community corrections centers and community corrections facilities, further providing for definitions, for department, for offenders who may be housed, for authority of Commonwealth employees, for authority of chairman and for escape; providing for certain offenders residing in group-based homes and for reporting; further providing for probation and parole; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for administration, for Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, for board chairperson, for board action, for meetings, for offices, for district directors, for district office employees, for disciplinary action, for political activities, for advisory committee, for certain offenders residing in group-based homes, for general powers of board, for specific powers of board, for probation services, for sentencing court, for general criteria for parole, for right of access to inmates, for parole power, for violation of terms of parole, for parole procedure, for victim statements, for general rules and special regulations, for early parole of inmates, for definitions, for status as peace officers and for supervisory relationship; providing for supervision of offenders and for agents; in county probation officers' firearm education and training, further providing for definitions, for County Probation Officers' Firearm Education and Training Commission, for commission membership, for powers and duties of commission, for training mandatory, for requirements for program participation and for the County Probation Officers' Firearm Education and Training Fund; in Interstate Compacts, further providing for Interstate Compacts, for deputization and for supervisions of persons paroled by other states; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Department of Corrections; providing for the transfer of functions, powers and duties; and providing for appropriations for the Office of Victim Advocate....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-25-2017

Senate Bill 510

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, providing for the offense of threat against law enforcement officer or sheriff....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-25-2017

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 50

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 48

A Resolution honoring the United Way as it celebrates the 130th anniversary of its founding and honoring the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley as it celebrates its 100th anniversary....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 47

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 41

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 672

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: David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Mike Folmer, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-04-2017

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 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 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 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 626

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 401

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 631

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 information regarding education loans....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-17-2017

Senate Bill 609

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in licenses and regulations relating to liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for malt and brewed beverages manufacturers', distributors' and importing distributors' licenses....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Mario M. Scavello, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 600

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 total population coordinated care management....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Richard L. Alloway, Wayne Langerholc, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 569

An Act providing for the use of investigational drugs, biological products and devices by terminally ill patients.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Joseph B. Scarnati, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-06-2017

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 36

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to reauthorize the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment to prevent the United States Department of Justice from spending funds to interfere with the implementation of state medical marijuana laws....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Daylin Leach, Donald C. White, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-30-2017

Senate Resolution 68

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate 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 551

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 512

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 485

An Act amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred to as the Cosmetology Law, further providing for management of cosmetology salons, for requirements of a school of cosmetology, for practice in licensed salons only and for booth rental prohibited; providing for criminal background information; further providing for powers and duties of board; and providing for variances....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 473

An Act amending the act of December 5, 1936 (2nd Sp.Sess., 1937 P.L.2897, No.1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in contributions by employers and employees, further providing for relief from charges; in compensation, further providing for ineligibility for compensation; and providing for applicability....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, John H. Eichelberger, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, David G. Argall, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2017

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 412

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school finances, providing for posting of unencumbered funds....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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 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 350

An Act providing for the rights of law enforcement officers concerning certain complaints and grievances.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 368

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 prohibited use of public assistance funds....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, David G. Argall, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Resolution 30

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2017

Senate Bill 59

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, establishing the Prison Industry Enhancement Authority; providing for employment of prisoners by private industry and for subcontracts with correctional agencies; establishing guidelines for prisoner compensation; and providing for location of private sector prison industry....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2017

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 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 125

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in obstructing governmental operations, providing for the offense of unlawful drone activity over correctional institutions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 72

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 71

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 70

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 40

An Act amending the act of March 3, 1978 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Steel Products Procurement Act, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, David G. Argall, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-12-2017