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Stefano
  • Sen. Patrick J. Stefano (R)

  • Representing district 32 of Pennsylvania since 2014

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Fayette County, Somerset County, Westmoreland County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development, Vice Chair

  • Game & Fisheries, Chair

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

  • State Government

  • Transportation

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Patrick J. Stefano

Senate Bill 1224

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate 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 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 1095

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Robert M. Tomlinson, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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 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 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1213

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 963

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 249

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 521

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 668

An Act amending the act of June 6, 1980 (P.L.197, No.57), known as the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act, further providing for definitions; repealing provisions related to approval of drugs; providing for imaging test; and further providing for exemptions and exceptions....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1019

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate 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 Bill 819

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 1032

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams and for powers and duties of the Secretary of Education; and, in State Board of Education, further providing for powers and duties of the board....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2018

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 933

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in proprietary and official rights, further providing for the offense of wearing of uniforms and insignia and misrepresentation of military service or honors; and, in State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 575

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in volunteer firefighters, further providing for definitions, for statement of purpose, for funds and for audits....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 919

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1074

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1021

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 190

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, in insurance producers, further providing for definitions and providing for self-service storage insurance....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 655

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, further providing for definitions, providing for Pennsylvania Safe Effective Opioid Prescribing Advisory Council and further providing for promulgation of regulations....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1190

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania State Police, providing for animal abuse registry; and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania State Police....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Richard L. Alloway, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 652

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 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 820

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate 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 1196

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1107

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 283

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 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 922

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Bill 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 1193

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 104

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1175

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for administrative subpoena; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for powers and duties of probation officers and for detention of child....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1157

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 935

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, further providing for executive director....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: Jake Corman, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, Mario M. Scavello, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 251

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 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 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1178

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Bill 1104

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in certification of teachers, further providing for provisional vocational education certificate....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1159

An Act amending the act of December 15, 1986 (P.L.1585, No.174), known as the Private Licensed Schools Act, further providing for powers and duties of board....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa Baker, John DiSanto, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1054

An Act providing for certification of buprenorphine office-based prescribers; limiting the use of buprenorphine; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1174

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for suspension of operating privilege....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-23-2018

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 1177

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1173

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, replacing references to "vocational-technical" with "career and technical," replacing references to "vocational" with "career and technical" and replacing references to "vocation" with "career and technical"; deleting references to vocational school districts; renaming the State Board for Vocational Education as the State Board of Career and Technical Education; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1165

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for terroristic threats; and, in juvenile matters, further providing for detention of child and for investigation and report....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 1163

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1161

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 844

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1145

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1073

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 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 952

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Michele Brooks, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 1130

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 1077

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in manufacturing and investment tax credit, further providing for business firms and for tax credit certificates....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 1076

An Act amending the act of October 27, 2006 (P.L.1186, No.124), known as the Farmers' Market Development Act, further providing for the Farmers' Market Development Grant Program, for limitations on grants and for funding....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 1075

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 765

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-27-2018

Senate Bill 239

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, Daniel Laughlin, Daylin Leach, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 761

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 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 1061

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1988 (P.L.1262, No.156), known as the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act, in tavern gaming, further providing for definitions, for licenses, for application, for distribution of net revenue, for tavern games tax, for host municipality tavern games tax and for enforcement....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-09-2018

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 1050

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-07-2018

Senate Bill 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 1062

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 542

An Act amending the act of September 27, 1961 (P.L.1700, No.699), known as the Pharmacy Act, further defining unlawful acts concerning emergency prescriptions....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, Patrick J. Stefano, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 756

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 241

A Resolution recognizing the 20th anniversary of Pennsylvania's Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) program.

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, John T. Yudichak, John DiSanto, Sharif Street, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Robert M. Tomlinson, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 253

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 1040

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 1048

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 955

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 796

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fees, further providing for exemptions from other fees.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Wagner, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 370

An Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in preliminary provisions relating to retirement for school employees, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 02-06-2018

Senate Bill 977

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, further providing for definitions, for proposed regulations and procedures for review, for final-form regulations and final-omitted regulations and procedures for review and for procedures for subsequent review of disapproved final-form or final-omitted regulations....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-06-2018

Senate Bill 729

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration plates, providing for special plates for veterans of an ally foreign country....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-05-2018

Senate Bill 1015

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for the definitions of "emergency service responder" and "emergency vehicle"; and, in other required equipment, further providing for visual and audible signals on emergency vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, John DiSanto, Wayne Langerholc, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 898

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in size, weight and load, further providing for restrictions on use of highways and bridges....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 799

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 and for agencies; establishing the Pennsylvania Clean Water Procurement Program and the Watershed Innovation and Improvement Fund....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Resolution 237

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-29-2018

Senate Bill 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Bill 954

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Patrick J. Stefano, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-22-2018

Senate Bill 1022

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Michele Brooks, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 810

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 1013

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 1012

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 1009

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, providing for carryforward of losses by individual taxpayers and further providing for limitation of pass-thru of losses to shareholders....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John H. Eichelberger, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 1008

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Daniel Laughlin, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 252

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in parking authorities, providing for granting of interests and mixed-use projects for authorities in cities of the second class....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-22-2017

Senate Bill 166

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 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 785

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in registration of vehicles, further providing for vehicles exempt from registration; and providing for operation of golf carts....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 953

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Joseph B. Scarnati, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 946

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1990 (P.L.1200, No.202), known as the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act, further providing for registration of charitable organizations, financial reports, fees and failure to file....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-15-2017

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 260

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in administration, further providing for committee....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

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 883

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 504

An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 503

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

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 Bill 888

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 927

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in constables, further providing for definitions, and for townships, providing for bond, further providing for deputy constables, providing for ceremonial constables, further providing for police officers, providing for bail bond enforcement agent, for professional bondsman, for debt collection, for disqualification, for nepotism and for precertification requirements, further providing for definitions relating to training, for conduct and insurance, for program established, for program contents, for use of firearms, for restricted account, for general imposition of duties and grant of powers, for elections, for executions, for arrest in boroughs and for fees, repealing provisions relating to specific fees and to election notice in certain areas, further providing for incompetence and for compensation violation, repealing provisions relating to failure to serve in a township, providing for JNET authorization and for local constabulary review boards, establishing the Commonwealth Constabulary Review Board, providing for vehicle cages and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Bill 867

An Act providing for a Constitutional Convention with limited powers, for a referendum on the question and for the selection, nomination and election of delegates; defining the powers, duties and operation of the Constitutional Convention; conferring powers and imposing duties on the Governor, the Secretary of the Commonwealth, officers of the General Assembly and county boards of elections; providing for a referendum on the Constitutional Convention's report; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Scott Wagner, James R. Brewster, Anthony H. Williams, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne Langerholc, and Charles T. McIlhinney

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Bill 926

An Act providing for direct primary care, medical service agreements and insurance, for medical service agreement requirements and for use of other health care practitioners....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Bill 913

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Bill 914

An Act amending Title 71 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for information technology; establishing the Office of Information Technology and the Information Technology Fund; providing for administrative and procurement procedures and for the Legislative Cybersecurity Oversight Committee; and imposing penalties....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Patrick J. Stefano, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-05-2017

Senate Resolution 208

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Bill 901

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for a small business health savings account tax credit....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 909

An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for health insurance coverage not required....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 908

An Act amending the act of March 20, 2002 (P.L.154, No.13), known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, in insurance, further providing for medical professional liability insurance and for the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund; and, in miscellaneous provisions, establishing the Health Care Provider Rate Stabilization Fund....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Scott Martin, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 907

An Act establishing the Pennsylvania High-Risk Health Insurance Pool, the Pennsylvania High-Risk Health Insurance Pool Fund and the State Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool Board; providing for the powers and duties of the pool and the board, for selection of administering insurer and for payment of plan costs; and prescribing plan benefits....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 906

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 taxation, providing for a credit against unreimbursed qualified health insurance premium payments....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 905

An Act authorizing the purchase of health insurance from out-of-State insurers.

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 904

An Act providing for the expiration of certain State-mandated health care insurance benefits and the provisions of certain acts that impose mandatory covered providers and covered persons on qualified high deductible health plans; and requiring the Health Care Cost Containment Council to submit a periodic report to the General Assembly....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 903

An Act providing for the expiration of certain State-mandated health care insurance benefits and the provisions of certain acts that impose mandatory covered providers and covered persons; and requiring the Health Care Cost Containment Council to submit a periodic report to the General Assembly....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Scott Martin, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 902

An Act authorizing employees of the Commonwealth and political subdivisions to establish health savings accounts; and providing for the requirements of health savings accounts and for tax exemption under certain circumstances....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 889

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-26-2017

Senate Bill 330

An Act amending Title 24 (Education) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for suicide prevention in institutions of higher education.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 790

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in additional special funds, establishing the First Chance Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Richard L. Alloway, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick J. Stefano, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Lisa Baker, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 09-20-2017

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 Bill 76

An Act providing for tax levies and information related to taxes; authorizing the imposition of a personal income tax or an earned income tax by a school district subject to voter approval; providing for imposition of and exclusions from a sales and use tax for the stabilization of education funding, for increase to the personal income tax, for certain licenses, for hotel occupancy tax, for procedure and administration of the tax, for expiration of authority to issue certain debt and for reporting by local government units of debt outstanding; establishing the Education Stabilization Fund; providing for disbursements from the Education Stabilization Fund and for senior citizen property tax rent rebate assistance; and making repeals....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa Baker, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, and John H. Eichelberger

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 886

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for emergency treatment of drug overdoses in schools....

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Daylin Leach, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-11-2017

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 879

An Act amending the act of May 15, 1945 (P.L.547, No.217), known as the Conservation District Law, further providing for Commonwealth agencies to cooperate....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 876

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 09-07-2017

Senate Bill 864

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 861

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 852

An Act amending the act of October 18, 1988 (P.L.756, No.108), known as the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions and providing for Governor may declare disaster emergency; in powers and duties, further providing for powers and duties of department; and, in liability and settlement procedures, further providing for responsible person....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 814

An Act amending Title 5 (Athletics and Sports) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for outdoor recreation; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Mike Regan, Scott Martin, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas H Killion, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-28-2017

Senate Bill 833

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-10-2017

Senate Bill 227

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams and providing for Every Student Succeeds Act State plan review; in school directors, providing for school director training programs; in school, district financial recovery, further providing for additional criteria and providing for financial administrator in financial watch school district; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects; in district superintendents and assistant district superintendents, further providing for reports, for manner of election or approval and for term and salary of assistants; in professional employees, further providing for causes for suspension, for persons to be suspended and for appeals to Superintendent of Public Instruction; in certification of teachers, further providing for granting provisional college certificates and for evaluation of applicants for certification; in pupils and attendance, further providing for nonprofit school food program; in drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program, further providing for establishment of drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program, for scope of program and selection of students, for establishment and payment of tuition, for term of drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program and for reporting; in terms and courses of study, further providing for alcohol, chemical and tobacco abuse program and for agricultural education and providing for Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments and repealing provisions relating to annual report; in rural regional college for underserved counties, further providing for establishment; in educational tax credits, further providing for limitations; in transfers of credits between institutions of higher education, further providing for definitions, for duties of public institutions of higher education and for Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2017-2018; in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for student-weighted basic education funding, for payments to intermediate units, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status and for Ready-to-Learn Block Grant; in the State Board of Education, further providing for powers and duties of the board; further providing for the applicability of Act 2016-138; and making related repeals....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 07-22-2017

Senate Bill 589

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 527

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 406

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 millage rate increase....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, John DiSanto, Scott E. Hutchinson, Joseph B. Scarnati, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Resolution 6

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 128

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 677

An Act providing for the taxation or the exemption from taxation of amounts and events relating to the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick J. Stefano, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

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 288

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 744

An Act repealing the act of May 1, 1913 (P.L.155, No.104), referred to as the Separations Act.

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 831

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Vincent J. Hughes, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-06-2017

Senate Bill 8

An Act amending Titles 4 (Amusements), 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 30 (Fish), 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, extensively revising forfeiture provisions as follows: in administration and enforcement relating to gaming, further providing for prohibited acts and penalties; in inchoate crimes, further providing for the offense of manufacture, distribution, use or possession of devices for theft of telecommunications services; in assault, further providing for the offense of terrorism; in loss of property rights relating to sexual offenses, further providing for general rule and repealing provisions relating to process and seizure, to custody of property and to disposal of property; in forgery and fraudulent practices, further providing for the offenses of copying and recording devices and for trademark counterfeiting; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of gambling devices, gambling, etc.; in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, further providing for seizure and forfeiture of electronic, mechanical or other devices; in minors, further providing for sentencing and penalties for trafficking drugs to minors; in nuisances, further providing for the offense of scattering rubbish; in other offenses, further providing for drug trafficking sentencing and penalties; in vehicle chop shop and illegally obtained and altered property, further providing for loss of property rights to Commonwealth and repealing provisions relating to procedure with respect to seized property subject to liens and rights of lienholders; in enforcement relating to Fish and Boat Code, further providing for forfeiture of fish and devices; in actions, proceedings and other matters generally relating to Judicial Code, providing for forfeiture of assets; in forfeitures, repealing provisions relating to controlled substances forfeiture, to terrorism forfeiture and to procedure with respect to seized property subject to liens and rights of lienholders; in size, weight and load relating to Vehicle Code, further providing for transporting foodstuffs in vehicles used to transport waste; in liquid fuels and fuel use tax enforcement, further providing for forfeitures and process and procedures and for disposition of fines and forfeitures; providing for conduct of forfeiture; and making repeals of provisions of the Liquor Code and another act relating to certain forfeiture of property....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 662

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 774

An Act amending Titles 2 (Administrative Law and Procedure), 4 (Amusements) and 13 (Commercial Code) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, extensively revising provisions on practice and procedure of Commonwealth agencies; establishing the Office of Administrative Hearings; extensively revising provisions on judicial review of Commonwealth agency action; making editorial changes; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2017

Senate Bill 622

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 in general, providing for contact information....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2017

Senate Bill 779

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; and, in trade and commerce, further providing for the offense of discrimination on account of guide, signal or service dog or other aid animal....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 561

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, further providing for definitions, for proposed regulations and procedures for review and for final-form regulations and final-omitted regulations and procedures for review; and providing for concurrent resolution required for economically significant regulations....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Jake Corman, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 759

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 General Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for grounds, buildings and monuments in general....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick J. Stefano, James R. Brewster, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 496

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 757

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 1

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 515

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 696

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 695

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

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 694

An Act amending the act of October 15, 1980 (P.L.950, No.164), known as the Commonwealth Attorneys Act, in Office of Attorney General, further providing for criminal prosecutions....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 747

An Act amending the act of June 1, 1945 (P.L.1242, No.428), known as the State Highway Law, in construction, improvement, maintenance and repair of State highways, further providing for prequalifications of bidders....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-07-2017

Senate Bill 725

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 740

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 739

An Act amending the act of July 8, 1978 (P.L.752, No.140), known as the Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act, extending the coverage of the act....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 133

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2017

Senate Resolution 35

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 531

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 38

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 201

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, John H. Eichelberger, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 709

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 706

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 273

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 679

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Bill 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 665

An Act providing for fantasy contests; imposing duties upon the Department of Revenue, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board; and making appropriations....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 Resolution 103

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 659

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 impact of scores from assessments....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 654

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 250

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 203

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Michele Brooks, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Resolution 83

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act and support repeal of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 167

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-19-2017

Senate Bill 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 617

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for meeting of election officers on day of election and duties of election officers....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, and Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 615

An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, in taxation by school districts, repealing definitions and further providing for adoption of preliminary budget proposals, for information to school districts, for property tax limits on reassessment and for public referendum requirements for increasing certain taxes....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Patrick J. Stefano, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-13-2017

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 Resolution 62

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to establish an advisory committee to conduct a comprehensive study of the costs and efficiencies of the requirements under Pennsylvania's public construction laws....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 584

An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages licenses and regulations, further providing for wine and spirits auction permits....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 568

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 565

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 academic impact of scores on Keystone Exams....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Donald C. White, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 550

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, further providing for audits of agencies receiving State aid....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 562

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Bill 559

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 274

An Act amending the act of May 22, 1951 (P.L.317, No.69), known as The Professional Nursing Law, providing for the definition of "certified registered nurse anesthetist"; further providing for registered nurse, clinical nurse specialist, use of title "C.N.S." and credentials and fraud; and providing for certified registered nurse anesthetist and qualifications....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa Baker, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-23-2017

Senate Bill 526

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, changing the Commonwealth's fiscal period from one year to two years....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 520

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 the liability of an employer....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, Scott E. Hutchinson, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 518

An Act amending the act of May 22, 1951 (P.L.317, No.69), known as The Professional Nursing Law, providing for delegation of functions necessary for the support of nursing services....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, Patrick J. Stefano, Mario M. Scavello, Joseph B. Scarnati, Wayne D. Fontana, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 516

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 514

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 513

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 imposition of tax; and freezing certain funds for programs....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

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 506

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 505

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 498

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 487

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 486

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 477

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for fantasy contests; in general provisions, further providing for legislative intent and for definitions; in Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, further providing for general and specific powers, for licensed gaming entity application appeals from board, for board minutes and records, for regulatory authority of board, for slot machine license fee, for reports of board and for diversity goals of board; in licensees, further providing for Category 3 slot machine license, for slot machine license application, for supplier licenses and for manufacturer licenses, providing for nongaming service provider and further providing for slot machine testing and certification standards and for license renewals and providing for slot machine license operation fee; in table games, further providing for other financial transactions, for table game device and associated equipment testing and certification standards and for local share assessment; providing for interactive gaming and for multi-use gaming devices; imposing a multi-use gaming device tax; in revenues, further providing for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution; in administration and enforcement, further providing for responsibility and authority of the Department of Revenue and for compulsive and problem gambling program, for financial and employment interests, for political influence, for regulation requiring exclusion or ejection of certain persons, for repeat offenders excludable from licensed gaming facility, for list of persons self excluded from gaming activities, for investigations and enforcement and for prohibited acts and penalties; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for appropriations; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 475

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 466

An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in State-related institutions, further providing for reporting, for contents of report and for copies and posting and providing for contracts....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Wayne D. Fontana, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 465

An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in requirements and prohibitions, providing for Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association; in access, further providing for open-records officer, for requests and for retention of records and providing for inmate access; in procedure, further providing for access, for requests, for written requests, for production of certain records and for exceptions for public records; in agency response, further providing for general rule and for extension of time; in appeal of agency determination, further providing for filing of appeal and for appeals officers; in judicial review, further providing for Commonwealth agencies, legislative agencies and judicial agencies, for civil penalty, for fee limitations and for Office of Open Records; and, in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for relation to other laws....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Wayne D. Fontana, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 426

An Act amending Title 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in county correctional institutions, providing for county correctional officers investigation procedures; establishing guidelines and procedures governing certain investigations of correctional officers; authorizing certain civil suits by correctional officers; providing for impact of collective bargaining agreements and for summary suspensions; and making an editorial change....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 425

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 424

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 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 410

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 407

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 402

An Act providing for erosion and sediment control requirements.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 394

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 388

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 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 333

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 381

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 379

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 311

An Act amending the act of June 24, 1968 (P.L.237, No.111), referred to as the Policemen and Firemen Collective Bargaining Act, further providing for right to collectively bargain, for duty to exert reasonable efforts, for commencement of collective bargaining, for board of arbitration, for notice, for powers and procedures, for determination of board of arbitration, for costs and expenses, for applicability, for severability, for repeals and for effective date; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Martin, Ryan P. Aument, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 310

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in limitation of time, providing for a statute of repose in product liability actions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Patrick J. Stefano, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 308

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 307

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, providing for autism spectrum disorder designation on driver's license or identification card and for contributions for autism spectrum disorder awareness; and establishing the Autism Spectrum Disorder Awareness Account....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, John T. Yudichak, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 372

An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for application of act....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 306

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 371

An Act amending the act of November 26, 1978 (P.L.1375, No.325), known as the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act, further providing for definitions and for scope of act....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Scott Wagner, Wayne Langerholc, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 305

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 General Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, providing for GPS tracking of State-owned vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John H. Eichelberger, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 304

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 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 356

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 301

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), known as the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act, further providing for definitions; and providing for specific powers and duties with regard to opioid addiction treatment....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-14-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Bill 276

An Act regulating employment inquiries into arrest records.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Martin, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Art Haywood, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 275

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in special funds, establishing the Revenue Enhancement Fund....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 262

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 01-30-2017

Senate Bill 259

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in falsification and intimidation, further providing for false identification to law enforcement authorities and imposing an additional penalty....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick J. Stefano, Bob Mensch, Daniel Laughlin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-27-2017

Senate Bill 258

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 Governor and other constitutional officers, of the Executive Board and of the Pennsylvania State Police, providing for the State Trooper Services Contractual program....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Wayne Langerholc, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-27-2017

Senate Bill 228

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in professional employes, further providing for causes for suspension and for persons to be suspended....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 224

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 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 195

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, repealing provisions relating to report of racial and ethnic groupings, to study of public schools that provide Internet instruction, to corporate seal, to submission of plans, to approval of plans, to disapproval of plans, to Department of Public Instruction to prepare plans, to establishment of reorganized school districts, to advance establishment, to special school watchmen-school districts in townships of the second class, to copies of school laws, to educational broadcasting, to residences for teachers and janitors, to heating stoves to be shielded, to ventilation and thermometer, to fireproof construction, to doors to open outward and fire escapes, etc., to completion of abandoned WPA projects in districts of the third and fourth class, to condition of grounds and shade trees, to summer schools, etc., to possession of telephone pagers prohibited, to nonprofit school food program, to antitruancy programs, to medical care for children under six with defective hearing, to report, to care and treatment of pupils and to local wellness policy; in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills; repealing provisions relating to foreign language academies, to monthly reports to school directors of the districts second, third and fourth class, to alcohol, chemical and tobacco abuse program, to read to succeed program, to department duties and powers; in vocational education, further providing for duties of State Board for Vocational Education and reports; repealing provisions relating to schools or classes, supervisors, principals, instructors, etc., to estimate of expenses and reimbursements, appropriations and to teachers of evening schools; in Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, further providing for powers and duties of the board of trustees; repealing provisions relating to annual report, to duties of public institutions of higher education, to medical education loan assistance, to special study on the revenue impact of out-of-State tax credits, to powers and duties of the board and to reports and recommendations....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 194

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 193

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 177

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 175

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 156

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in disabled veterans' real estate tax exemption, further providing for definitions and for duty of commission....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 136

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 131

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 130

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in lobbying disclosure, further providing for prohibited activities.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, and Richard L. Alloway

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 129

An Act prohibiting bonuses for employees of Commonwealth agencies.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 127

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in administration and enforcement, further providing for automated teller machines....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 126

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 140

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2017

Senate Bill 81

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 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 32

An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in development, further providing for well plugging funds....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 24

An Act providing for freedom of conscience of health care providers and health care institutions.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Donald C. White, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 23

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-12-2017