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Scavello
  • Sen. Mario M. Scavello (R)

  • Representing district 40 of Pennsylvania since 2015

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Monroe County (Part), Northampton County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Appropriations

  • Community, Economic & Recreational Development, Chair

  • Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure, Vice Chair

  • Game & Fisheries

  • Transportation

  • Urban Affairs & Housing

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Mario M. Scavello

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 350

A Resolution designating May 15, 2018, as "Trauma Registrars Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Daylin Leach

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 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 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 336

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Sabatina, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 335

A Resolution designating April 23, 2018, as "Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 332

A Resolution designating May 1, 2018, as "Pennsylvania Health Care Information Technology Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, and Bob Mensch

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 Resolution 324

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 317

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Pennsylvania Donate Life Month."

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Elder A. Vogel, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 308

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2018 as "Eye Donor Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 305

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 382

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 1101

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in certificate of title and security interests, further providing for content and effect of certificate of title and for theft vehicles....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Scott E. Hutchinson, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 934

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of Labor and Industry, its departmental administrative and advisory boards and departmental administrative officers, further providing for fees and for Industrial Board and establishing the Elevator Safety Board....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Daylin Leach, David G. Argall, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Sharif Street, Thomas H Killion, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mario M. Scavello, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Resolution 397

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 170

An Act amending the act of June 12, 1931 (P.L.575, No.200), entitled "An act providing for joint action by Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the development of the ports on the lower Delaware River, and the improvement of the facilities for transportation across the river; authorizing the Governor, for these purposes, to enter into an agreement with New Jersey; creating The Delaware River Joint Commission and specifying the powers and duties thereof, including the power to finance projects by the issuance of revenue bonds; transferring to the new commission all the powers of the Delaware River Bridge Joint Commission; and making an appropriation," further providing for the Delaware River Joint Commission, for composition, for employees, for financing and for executive sessions; providing for majority approval and contract procedures; further providing for report; providing for conflicts of interest and for master plan; creating the Port Authority Transit Corporation Commuter's Council; further providing for definitions; authorizing the Governor to apply for approval; prohibiting the entrance into a compact until passage of a similar act; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1095

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 414

A Resolution designating the week of August 6 through 10, 2018, as "YMCA Advocacy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 413

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2018 as "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania and acknowledging the importance of raising public awareness of the threat and causes of prostate cancer....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, and Mike Folmer

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 409

A Resolution designating the week of July 16 through 22, 2018, as "Juror Appreciation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, and Jay Costa

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 653

An Act amending the act of December 31, 1965 (P.L.1257, No.511), known as The Local Tax Enabling Act, in local taxes, further providing for collection; in consolidated collection of local income taxes, further providing for tax collection committees and for powers and duties of tax officer; in collection of delinquent taxes, further providing for costs of collection; and making a related editorial change....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Mike Regan, John H. Eichelberger, Anthony H. Williams, Daniel Laughlin, Scott Martin, Scott Wagner, and Judith L. Schwank

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 172

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in rules of the road in general, further providing for speed timing devices and providing for automated speed enforcement systems in active work zones and establishing a pilot program for automated speed enforcement system on designated highway....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Regan, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 963

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 401

A Resolution designating the week of September 9 through 15, 2018, as "Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research and Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania to increase awareness and understanding of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas H Killion, John P. Blake, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, James R. Brewster, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 22

A Joint Resolution proposing integrated and distinct amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, organizing the Judiciary into representative districts and further providing for residency requirements and for the Legislative Reapportionment Commission for the purpose of reapportioning and redistricting the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, Anthony H. Williams, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Robert M. Tomlinson, Thomas H Killion, Richard L. Alloway, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 398

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 655

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 297

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 295

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Lisa Baker, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 294

A Resolution designating the month of March 2018 as "Professional Social Work Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 288

A Resolution designating the week of February 11 through 17, 2018, as "Cardiac Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 652

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 234

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, authorizing assessments for energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Charles T. McIlhinney, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Robert M. Tomlinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, Daniel Laughlin, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, David G. Argall, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1098

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in enforcement, providing for automated enforcement of failure to stop for school bus with flashing red lights and establishing the School Bus Safety Grant Program Fund....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Mike Regan, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 283

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 381

A Resolution designating June 6, 2018, as "Computer Science Education Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

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 Bill 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 554

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in human trafficking, further providing for definitions, repealing provisions relating to appropriate implementation for minor victims of human trafficking, providing for special relief to restore victim's dignity and autonomy and for safe harbor for sexually exploited children, establishing the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund and imposing penalties; and, in juvenile matters, providing for dependency in lieu of delinquency....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Gene Yaw, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Sharif Street, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, John P. Blake, Art Haywood, Mario M. Scavello, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 935

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1089

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 371

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1043

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 379

A Resolution designating the week of June 1 through 7, 2018, as "Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 251

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate 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 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 Resolution 364

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 359

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Older Americans Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

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 Resolution 277

A Resolution recognizing the week of February 26 through March 4, 2018, as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the observance of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week."...

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 276

A Resolution recognizing the importance of finding the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis; expressing appreciation to the Pennsylvania chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for their work; and recognizing the week of March 11 through 17, 2018, as "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 271

A Resolution designating the month of February 2018 as "Turner Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 270

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 1152

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in public safety, providing for opioid treatment agreements....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate Bill 435

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for snow and ice dislodged or falling from moving vehicle....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

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 Resolution 330

A Resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

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 Resolution 318

A Resolution recognizing April 17, 2018, as "Architects' Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 239

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 761

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 502

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Michele Brooks, Mario M. Scavello, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 501

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and providing for relinquishment of firearms and firearm licenses by convicted persons and for abandonment of firearms, weapons or ammunition; in criminal history record information, further providing for order for limited access; and, in protection from abuse, further providing for definitions, for commencement of proceedings, for hearings, for relief, for return of relinquished firearms, other weapons and ammunition and additional relief, for relinquishment for consignment sale, lawful transfer or safekeeping and for relinquishment to third party for safekeeping....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Charles T. McIlhinney, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Robert M. Tomlinson, Anthony H. Williams, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Resolution 289

A Resolution designating the week of March 11 through 17, 2018, as "Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

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 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 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 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 Resolution 245

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Home Care and Hospice Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 241

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 240

A Resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the physician assistant profession.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa Baker, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Donald C. White, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 234

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Dyslexia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 229

A Resolution designating the week of October 22 through 28, 2017, as "Pro Bono Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Resolution 253

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 Resolution 257

A Resolution designating the week of January 21 through 27, 2018, as "Nurse Anesthetists Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Scott E. Hutchinson, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, Mario M. Scavello, Charles T. McIlhinney, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 223

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "National Principals Month" in Pennsylvania and honoring the contribution of principals in the elementary schools, middle schools and high schools of our nation....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Mario M. Scavello, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 220

A Resolution designating the month of October 2017 as "Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick M. Browne, John H. Eichelberger, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Mike Folmer, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 219

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 218

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 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 1004

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in taxicabs and limousines in first class cities, further providing for budget and assessments and providing for temporary regulations....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Mike Folmer, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Mike Regan, Mario M. Scavello, Robert M. Tomlinson, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 975

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-04-2017

Senate Bill 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 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

Senate Bill 242

An Act amending the act of December 10, 1974 (P.L.852, No.287), referred to as the Underground Utility Line Protection Law, further providing for title and for definitions; providing for lawful start date; further providing for duties of facility owners, for duties of the One Call System, for duties of other parties, for duties of excavators, for duties of designers, for duties of project owners, for audits and for penalties; providing for enforcement, for damage prevention committee and for compliance; and further providing for One Call System authority and for expiration....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Robert M. Tomlinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 504

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 503

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Resolution 164

A Resolution recognizing June 30, 2017, as "Arthrogryposis Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Andrew E. Dinniman, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Martin, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, Mario M. Scavello, Scott E. Hutchinson, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 805

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Bill 888

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 151

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 153

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 150

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Bill 912

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for a medical assistance presumptive eligibility program for home care and home health services....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Elder A. Vogel, Christine M. Tartaglione, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

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 Resolution 213

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-03-2017

Senate Resolution 203

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 186

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 187

A Resolution designating the month of September 2017 as "Realtor Safety Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 184

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 183

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 182

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Vertebral Subluxation Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 76

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 176

A Resolution recognizing September 10, 2017, as "World Suicide Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Bill 865

An Act amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), known as The Minimum Wage Act of 1968, further providing for minimum wages, for exemptions and for preemption....

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-29-2017

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 135

A Resolution designating June 3, 2017, as "Alex's Lemonade Stand Day" in Pennsylvania and encouraging all residents to contribute to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and other pediatric cancer research programs....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 124

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 123

A Resolution designating May 24, 2017, as "Emergency Medical Services for Children Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 122

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 120

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 119

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Thomas H Killion, John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 116

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 115

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Mike Regan, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 227

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 07-22-2017

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 107

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 105

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 831

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 07-06-2017

Senate Bill 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 800

An Act establishing a recovery and management program that includes recycling for certain waste electronic equipment; imposing duties on manufacturers and retailers of certain electronic equipment; providing for the powers and duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and for enforcement; establishing the Waste Electronic Equipment Fund and the State Default Plan Account; prescribing penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, David G. Argall, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, Scott Wagner, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Camera Bartolotta, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Resolution 157

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a process to determine whether consolidation of the Department of Aging, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the Department of Health and the Department of Human Services should occur, and directing the appointment of an Efficiencies Director to lead an examination of the options and develop an implementation plan should consolidation of any or all of the four State agencies be recommended....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Michele Brooks, Mario M. Scavello, Gene Yaw, John H. Eichelberger, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-28-2017

Senate Resolution 92

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Brain Tumor Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 90

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "World HIE Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 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 82

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "Jazz Appreciation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 81

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2017 as "Limb Loss Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Robert M. Tomlinson, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lawrence M. Farnese

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 155

A Resolution designating June 29, 2017, as "Turkic Cultural Day" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the valuable work of the Council of Turkic American Alliance and the Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 721

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in economic development programs, providing for tourism promotion, establishing the Tourism Promotion Fund and imposing duties on the Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, David G. Argall, Lisa Baker, Elder A. Vogel, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Richard L. Alloway, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Patrick J. Stefano, Anthony H. Williams, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-26-2017

Senate 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 Resolution 58

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Distracted Driving Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Lawrence M. Farnese, Camera Bartolotta, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 769

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 Resolution 141

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2017 as "Men's Health Awareness Month" and June 16, 2017, as "Men's Fitness and Nutrition Education Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Resolution 140

A Resolution designating the week of June 19 through 25, 2017, as "Juror Appreciation Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 Resolution 76

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-09-2017

Senate Bill 725

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 88

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Resolution 55

A Resolution recognizing the importance of finding the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis; expressing appreciation to the Pennsylvania chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for their work; and recognizing the week of March 5 through 11, 2017, as "Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott E. Hutchinson, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Joseph B. Scarnati, Judith L. Schwank, Mario M. Scavello, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

Senate Resolution 53

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2017 as "Professional Social Work Month" in Pennsylvania and urging residents of this Commonwealth to join with the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in celebration and support of social workers and the social work profession....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

Senate Resolution 52

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2017

Senate Bill 133

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2017

Senate 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 Bill 531

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 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 49

A Resolution recognizing March 8, 2017, as "International Women's Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 48

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 47

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 38

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 26

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "Black History Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Mario M. Scavello, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 25

A Resolution designating February 11, 2017, as "PA 2-1-1 Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Scott Martin, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa M. Boscola, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 24

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "Turner Syndrome Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mario M. Scavello, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 201

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 200

An Act amending the act of December 19, 1990 (P.L.1372, No.212), known as the Early Intervention Services System Act, further providing for the title of the act; in general provisions, further providing for definitions, for State interagency agreement, for other duties of State agencies and for council; and, in Statewide system for provision of early intervention services, further providing for requirements, for program regulations and standards, for administration by Department of Public Welfare, for administration by Department of Education and for child identification, assessment and tracking system....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Daylin Leach, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mario M. Scavello, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 25

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 05-04-2017

Senate Bill 654

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 20

A Resolution designating February 3, 2017, as "Four Chaplains Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, and Mario M. Scavello

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 54

An Act amending the act of December 17, 1968 (P.L.1224, No.387), known as the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, further providing for dog purchaser protection....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Kim L. Ward, Mario M. Scavello, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2017

Senate Bill 250

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 203

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Resolution 34

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study and issue a report relating to the long-term sustainability and viability of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Martin, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Robert M. Tomlinson, Scott E. Hutchinson, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, John H. Eichelberger, Scott Wagner, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Bill 635

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 612

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: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Mario M. Scavello, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 609

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 599

An Act amending the act of July 9, 1976 (P.L.817, No.143), known as the Mental Health Procedures Act, in general provisions, further providing for scope of act, providing for definitions and further providing for individualized treatment plan; in involuntary examination and treatment, further providing for persons subject, for persons for whom application may be made, and for additional periods of court-ordered involuntary treatment; and adding provisions relating to assisted outpatient treatment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 587

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-07-2017

Senate Bill 568

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Resolution 16

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2017 as "National Blood Donor Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Daylin Leach, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, Mario M. Scavello, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-30-2017

Senate Resolution 68

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

Senate Bill 192

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Game Commission, further providing for powers and duties of commission and for accountability; and, in hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for license costs and fees and making an editorial change....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-28-2017

Senate Bill 30

An Act amending Title 30 (Fish) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, providing for power to set fees; in fiscal affairs, further providing for collection fee for uncollectible checks; in fishing licenses, further providing for nonresident and tourist licenses, for one-day resident fishing license, for license, permit and issuing agent fees and for license and permit packaging options; in special licenses and permits, further providing for net permits, for boat and net licenses for boundary lakes, for permits for protection and management of particular fish, for permits for the use of explosives, for Lake Erie fishing permits and for fishing guide and charter boat permits; in regulated fishing lakes, further providing for licenses and for fees; in dams, bar racks and migration devices, further providing for obstructing migration of fish; in preliminary provisions, further providing for fees; and, in registration and titling of boats, further providing for issuing agents, for fees and for notice for boats and related equipment....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Daylin Leach, Kim L. Ward, Richard L. Alloway, Scott Wagner, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-28-2017

Senate Bill 557

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, adding provisions relating to certain group-based homes....

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Gene Yaw, Mario M. Scavello, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 545

An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in sterilization of dogs and cats, further providing for spaying or neutering as condition for release of certain animals and repealing certain provisions relating to sterilization of dogs and cats....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Mario M. Scavello, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Resolution 45

A Resolution recognizing the week of February 26 through March 4, 2017, as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the observance of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week."...

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Ryan P. Aument, Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Mario M. Scavello, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Bill 279

An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing for speed timing devices; and, in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Camera Bartolotta, Mario M. Scavello, Scott Martin, James R. Brewster, Ryan P. Aument, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-21-2017

Senate Resolution 40

A Resolution designating the week of March 12 through 18, 2017, as "Pulmonary 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, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, Lawrence M. Farnese, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-21-2017

Senate Bill 526

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 519

An Act amending the act of June 13, 2008 (P.L.182, No.27), known as the Clean Indoor Air Act, further providing for definitions; further prohibiting smoking in public places; repealing provisions relating to local ordinances; providing for effect on local rules and ordinances; and repealing certain provisions of the Fire and Panic Act....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Judith L. Schwank, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Gene Yaw, Daylin Leach, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 518

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 512

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted