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Ward
  • Sen. Kim L. Ward (R)

  • Representing district 39 of Pennsylvania since 2008

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Westmoreland County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Appropriations , Vice Chair

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development

  • Environmental Resources & Energy

  • Finance

  • Labor & Industry, Chair

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Kim L. Ward

Senate Bill 1113

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, providing for school stability of children in foster care; and making an inconsistent repeal....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1112

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juvenile matters, further providing for definitions, for informal hearing and for disposition of dependent child....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1231

An Act amending the act of June 25, 1982 (P.L.633, No.181), known as the Regulatory Review Act, further providing for definitions and for existing regulations....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Resolution 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Sharif Street, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Blake, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 347

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 345

A Resolution designating May 12, 2018, as "National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day" in Pennsylvania and commending the National Association of Letter Carriers for its humanitarian efforts to eliminate hunger....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 342

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 6 through 12, 2018, as "National Travel and Tourism Week" and May 7, 2018, as "Tourism Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 338

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Lupus Awareness Month" and May 10, 2018, as "World Lupus Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 325

A Resolution recognizing the week of April 16 through 20, 2018, as the "Week of the Young Child" in Pennsylvania and supporting high-quality early childhood education as the right choice for young children in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Michele Brooks, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1131

An Act establishing the Landslide Insurance and Assistance Program within the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency; providing for related powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency; establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Landslide Insurance and Assistance Board; providing for duties of the Auditor General; establishing the Landslide Insurance Fund and the Landslide Assistance Fund; imposing a penalty; and making appropriations....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 310

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 375

A Resolution urging the President and Congress of the United States to enact legislation that advances the development of an Appalachian storage hub for petrochemical feedstock....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, and Kim L. Ward

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 978

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 892

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 552

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1126

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 735

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 408

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 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 899

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for older adults protective services and imposing penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

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 1214

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in entertainment production tax credit, further providing for carryover, carryback and assignment of credit....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

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 Resolution 406

A Resolution designating the month of September 2018 as "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Michele Brooks, Wayne D. Fontana, Lisa Baker, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1209

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 394

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 945

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for contributions to Veterans' Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

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 357

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

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 Resolution 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 851

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 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 1079

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 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 667

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 403

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in employees, further providing for commission members.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

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 714

An Act establishing the Pennsylvania Career Readiness Council; and providing for its powers and duties.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1199

An Act amending Title 26 (Eminent Domain) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, providing for property owner's bill of rights statement....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 1087

An Act establishing a joint legislative, executive and judicial commission on the child-welfare system.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-18-2018

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 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 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 1080

An Act designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) between Pennsylvania Route 926 (Street Road) and U.S. Route 1 located in London Grove Township and Londonderry Township, Chester County, as the Trooper Kenton Iwaniec Memorial Highway....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 576

An Act providing for reimbursement of patient expenses associated with participation in cancer clinical trials and for duties of the Department of Health; and imposing a penalty....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

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 891

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1203

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 380

A Resolution designating the week of June 10 through 16, 2018, as "State Veterans' Homes Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

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 1157

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1089

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Human Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for medical assistance payments and for admissions to drug and alcohol facilities....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1024

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 1183

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 322

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study standardized tests in public education.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-29-2018

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 Resolution 260

A Concurrent Resolution extending the due date for a report of a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission on improving the delivery of emergency services....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

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 Resolution 363

A Resolution designating the week of May 20 through 26, 2018, as "Emergency Medical Services Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, 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, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 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 807

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, further providing for emergency response provider and bystander good Samaritan civil immunity....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-16-2018

Senate Resolution 274

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 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 878

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in general provisions relating to insurance companies, associations and exchanges, further providing for rebates and inducements prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-04-2018

Senate Bill 877

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 rebates prohibited and for inducements prohibited....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: and Kim L. Ward

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 Resolution 266

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2018 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 265

A Resolution recognizing February 2, 2018, as "National Wear Red Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Donald C. White, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Sharif Street, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1041

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 627

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 480

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 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 961

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for learner's permits and for driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for the offenses of homicide by vehicle, aggravated assault by vehicle, homicide by vehicle while driving under influence, aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence and for accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed; and, in driving after imbibing alcohol or utilizing drugs, further providing for grading....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 916

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in post-trial matters, further providing for postconviction DNA testing....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Donald C. White, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

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 449

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 1128

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for schedule of convictions and points; in rules of the road in general, further providing for meeting or overtaking school bus; and, in other required equipment, further providing for general requirements for other vehicles transporting school children....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Bill 1026

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 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 1103

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 providing for school safety requirements....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jay Costa, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2018

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 748

An Act providing for public safety facilities.

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 279

A Resolution urging the Senate of the United States to quickly consider and pass the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951, bipartisan legislation that would modernize the 70-year-old Administrative Procedure Act, which governs Federal regulatory process, in such a manner as to require more transparency and accountability by Federal agencies during economically significant rulemakings that have major impacts on businesses, states and local communities....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-23-2018

Senate Bill 1093

An Act amending Titles 12 (Commerce and Trade) and 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in commercial protection, providing for personal information; in alternative form of regulation of telecommunications services, further providing for definitions; and making an editorial change....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-23-2018

Senate Bill 1086

An Act providing for time and place prohibition of picketing at funerals.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-23-2018

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 55

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for veteran plates and placard....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2018

Senate Bill 979

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 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 1085

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in primary and election expenses, further providing for place of filing....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1084

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fees, providing for reduced fee for veterans.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1069

An Act amending the act of July 28, 1953 (P.L.723, No.230), known as the Second Class County Code, providing for the voluntary dissolution of the existing form of governance of a municipal corporation located in a county of the second class and the creation of unincorporated districts of counties of the second class; authorizing the county to assume responsibility for the governance of the municipal corporation and delivery of public services to the citizens residing in the municipal corporation through the administration of an unincorporated district; and authorizing unincorporated district advisory committees....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-15-2018

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 1064

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: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-05-2018

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 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 1055

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-22-2018

Senate Bill 1049

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2018

Senate 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 497

An Act amending the act of July 7, 1980 (P.L.380, No.97), known as the Solid Waste Management Act, in general provisions, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Resolution 239

A Resolution recognizing November 14, 2017, as "World Diabetes Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Anthony H. Williams, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

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 1046

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for authorized license-issuing agents....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

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 266

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, providing for special plates for recipients of Soldier's Medal....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-05-2018

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 Resolution 209

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the potential consolidation of interstate operations at the Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2018

Senate Bill 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Bill 1023

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 1018

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 221

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and October 20, 2017, as "National Mammography Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Kim L. Ward, John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 217

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Disability Employment Awareness Month"; and designating the month of October 2017 as "Disability Employment Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Sharif Street, Kim L. Ward, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

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 728

An Act amending the act of October 27, 2014 (P.L.2911, No.191), known as the Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions Program (ABC-MAP) Act, further providing for requirements for prescribers....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-22-2017

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 446

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 Drug and Alcohol Programs, providing for drug and alcohol recovery houses and establishing the Drug and Alcohol Recovery House Fund; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, Robert M. Tomlinson, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 196

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 656

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for definitions and for purposes and powers....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Charles T. McIlhinney, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 966

An Act amending the act of May 21, 1937 (P.L.774, No.211), referred to as the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Act, providing for reduced toll rates for disabled veterans....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 964

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 540

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 944

An Act amending the act of November 29, 2006 (P.L.1463, No.163), known as the Credit Reporting Agency Act, further providing for security freeze and for fees....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Michele Brooks, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 179

An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, in general provisions, providing for acute care mental health bed registry and referrals....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-13-2017

Senate Bill 822

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 625

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 538

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 537

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 932

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 the definition of "income."...

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 805

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate 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 53

An Act amending the act of January 25, 1966 (1965 P.L.1546, No.541), referred to as the Higher Education Scholarship Law, further providing for eligibility for State scholarship....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa Baker, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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 Resolution 216

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 159

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Bill 636

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: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Kim L. Ward, Daylin Leach, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 150

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate 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 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 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 890

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 09-25-2017

Senate Bill 471

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 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 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 866

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 prohibition of the use of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Mike Regan, John DiSanto, Mike Folmer, Richard L. Alloway, Ryan P. Aument, John H. Eichelberger, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 864

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 853

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 849

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for certain immunity for hospitals that donate medicine, medical supplies and equipment in good faith for humanitarian assistance....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Gene Yaw, Patrick M. Browne, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

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 754

An Act providing for liability for public safety response costs.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 08-16-2017

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 Resolution 136

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 118

A Resolution recognizing May 13, 2017, as "National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Day" in Pennsylvania and commending the National Association of Letter Carriers for its humanitarian efforts to eliminate hunger....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 112

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 211

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-21-2017

Senate Bill 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 399

An Act amending the act of May 1, 1933 (P.L.103, No.69), known as The Second Class Township Code, in election of officers and vacancies in office, further providing for supervisors....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 144

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, Kim L. Ward, Bob Mensch, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 494

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in collective bargaining, further providing for definitions and prohibiting full-time union leave....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Bill 786

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 examination of applicant for driver's license; and, in rules of the road in general, further providing for prohibiting text-based communications and providing for prohibiting use of interactive wireless communications device by novice drivers....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Regan, Vincent J. Hughes, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

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 Resolution 96

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Resolution 107

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate 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 560

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 288

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 830

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in Commonwealth budget procedures, providing for General Assembly general appropriation procedure and further providing for revenue estimates....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 07-06-2017

Senate Bill 787

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-06-2017

Senate Bill 332

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions relating to operation of vehicles, providing for protection of children from second-hand smoke in vehicles; and imposing a penalty....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Kim L. Ward, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-30-2017

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 383

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: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 823

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1974 (P.L.973, No.319), known as the Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974, further providing for roll-back taxes and special circumstances....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Gene Yaw, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 469

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for nonprofit animal shelter tax credit; and imposing duties on the Department of Revenue....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa M. Boscola, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-27-2017

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 85

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

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 70

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Resolution 63

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 60

A Resolution designating April 5, 2017, as "Gold Star Wives Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring and recognizing the sacrifices made by the spouses and families of fallen members of the armed forces of the United States....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 794

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 791

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 782

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for civil immunity of person rescuing minor from motor vehicle....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 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 766

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 Task Force on Cyber Charter Student Achievement within the Department of Education and further providing for cyber charter school requirements and prohibitions and for enrollment and notification....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-15-2017

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 430

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2017

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 Resolution 33

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-09-2017

Senate Bill 750

An Act amending Title 4 (Amusements) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, further providing for general and specific powers and providing for hybrid and skill-based devices; in licensees, further providing for Category 3 slot machine license, for slot machine testing and certification standards, for license renewals and for multiple slot machine license prohibition; in table games, further providing for table game device and associated equipment testing and certification standards; providing for Category 4 locations, for airport gaming and for sports wagering; in revenues, further providing for gross terminal revenue deductions, for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution and providing for gaming tax normalization; in administration and enforcement, further providing for liens and suits for taxes and for prohibited acts and penalties and providing for casino liquor license; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for repayments to State Gaming Fund; in keno, providing for general provisions, for authorization of lottery game, for operation and for revenue; and making related repeals....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Gene Yaw, Robert M. Tomlinson, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, Sharif Street, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-08-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 586

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in consolidated county assessment, further providing for appeals by taxing districts and providing for standards of redress in appeals....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, John T. Yudichak, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

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 737

An Act amending the act of November 6, 1987 (P.L.381, No.79), known as the Older Adults Protective Services Act, in criminal history for employees, further providing for provisional employees for limited periods....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Kim L. Ward, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-02-2017

Senate Bill 734

An Act prohibiting certain gifts to members of the General Assembly.

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

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 731

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: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, 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 508

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in tobacco products tax, further providing for definitions and for incidence and rate of tax; and imposing a vapor products tax....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, and Daniel Laughlin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2017

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 444

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in taxes for highway maintenance and construction, further providing for allocation of proceeds....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Lisa M. Boscola, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 722

An Act providing for clean vehicles investment.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Gene Yaw, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 50

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 41

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 39

A Resolution designating the week of February 12 through 18, 2017, as "Cardiac Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 22

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 720

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for the right to hunt, fish and harvest game....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Patrick M. Browne, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-18-2017

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