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Langerholc
  • Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R)

  • Representing district 35 of Pennsylvania since 2016

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Bedford County, Cambria County, Clearfield County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Aging & Youth

  • Appropriations

  • Game & Fisheries

  • Judiciary

  • Local Government

  • Transportation, Vice Chair

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1219

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Resolution 382

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 1056

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1037

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1142

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 397

A Resolution designating June 30, 2018, as "Arthrogryposis Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Sharif Street, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 611

An Act amending the act of July 8, 1978 (P.L.752, No.140), known as the Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act, further providing for definitions, for disqualification and forfeiture of benefits and for restitution for monetary loss; and repealing a retroactivity provision....

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, Charles T. McIlhinney, Mike Regan, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1211

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1110

An Act providing for consumer prescription drug pricing disclosure.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1218

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 461

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in DNA data and testing, further providing for policy, for definitions, for powers and duties of State Police, for State DNA Data Base, for State DNA Data Bank, for State Police recommendation of additional offenses, for procedural compatibility with FBI and for DNA sample required upon conviction, delinquency adjudication and certain ARD cases, providing for collection from persons accepted from other jurisdictions and further providing for procedures for withdrawal, collection and transmission of DNA samples, for procedures for conduct, disposition and use of DNA analysis, for DNA data base exchange and for expungement....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Regan, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 667

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Resolution 385

A Resolution celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Wing of the Civil Air Patrol and designating June 12, 2018, as "Pennsylvania Wing Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 Resolution 297

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 388

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1043

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, John H. Eichelberger, Mario M. Scavello, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1188

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

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 1187

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Resolution 364

A Resolution designating May 23, 2018, as "Emergency Medical Services for Children Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 936

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1144

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1154

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Bill 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 108

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2018

Senate Resolution 304

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate Bill 263

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 597

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for money of authority....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

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 1025

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 confidentiality of records and for consent of minor....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-27-2018

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 238

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Bill 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 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 219

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 218

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1016

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 957

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 12-06-2017

Senate Bill 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

Senate Resolution 227

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-03-2017

Senate Bill 625

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 920

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 563

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 663

An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in adoption and enforcement by municipalities, further providing for administration and enforcement....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Guy Reschenthaler, Ryan P. Aument, Wayne Langerholc, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Resolution 216

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate 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 Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 153

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 208

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Resolution 213

A Resolution designating October 13, 2017, as "Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Charles T. McIlhinney, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-03-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 186

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 193

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Polish American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne Langerholc, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 192

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 183

A Resolution designating September 18, 2017, as "Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 178

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 174

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Bill 836

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for award of grants relating to Fire Company Grant Program and for award of grants relating to Emergency Medical Services Grant Program....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 130

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 21 through 27, 2017, as "Public Works Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 124

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 98

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Pennsylvania Community College Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

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 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 Resolution 88

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 73

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 64

A Resolution designating March 29, 2017, as "Female Veterans Recognition Day" in Pennsylvania and encouraging all Pennsylvanians to join in recognizing, appreciating and saluting the service and sacrifices of more than 71,000 female veterans who live in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 724

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in motor carrier safety, repealing findings and declaration of policy and further providing for definitions and for Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-26-2017

Senate Bill 806

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-23-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 1

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Resolution 76

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study of the feasibility of providing two additional passenger rail trips daily between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg and its impact on existing freight rail service....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne Langerholc, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-09-2017

Senate Bill 594

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Bill 740

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 733

An Act prohibiting the lease or conveyance of motor vehicles by the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 732

An Act prohibiting certain per diem payments to members of the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 510

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-25-2017

Senate Resolution 35

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 42

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Military Service Opportunity Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 710

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in court-ordered involuntary treatment of certain sexually violent persons, providing for court-ordered involuntary treatment of certain persons for controlled substance addiction; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 25

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Bill 654

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 635

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in culpability, further providing for causal relationship between conduct and result; in criminal homicide, further providing for the offense of murder; and, in driving after imbibing alcohol or utilizing drugs, further providing for grading and for penalties....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Wayne Langerholc, Mario M. Scavello, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 401

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 600

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for total population coordinated care management....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 598

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 inheritance tax....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Lisa Baker, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne Langerholc, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 596

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, and Wayne Langerholc

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

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 Resolution 54

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 507

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 506

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 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 445

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 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 393

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 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 346

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 336

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 220

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Corrections, providing for notice of public hearing for State correctional institution closure....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 194

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 134

An Act providing for Commonwealth support for a Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Staff Member Loan Forgiveness Program and an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor Loan Forgiveness Program....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 125

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 111

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further providing for definitions, for disposition and expunction of unfounded reports and general protective services reports, for employees having contact with children and adoptive and foster parents, for volunteers having contact with children and for recertification....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Lisa M. Boscola, Art Haywood, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 100

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 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 64

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 38

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in licensing of drivers, further providing for driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked and for chemical testing to determine amount of alcohol or controlled substance; in commercial drivers, further providing for implied consent requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for reports by emergency room personnel; in driving after imbibing alcohol or utilizing drugs, further providing for driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance, for grading and for penalties; and, in powers of Department of Transportation and local authorities, further providing for enforcement agreements....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Wayne Langerholc, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, Donald C. White, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 35

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in safe schools, further providing for Office for Safe Schools; and, in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Wayne D. Fontana, Wayne Langerholc, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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