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White
  • Sen. Donald C. White (R)

  • Representing district 41 of Pennsylvania since 2001

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Armstrong County, Butler County (Part), Indiana County, Westmoreland County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Banking & Insurance, Chair

  • Environmental Resources & Energy

  • Law & Justice

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

  • State Government

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Donald C. White

Senate Bill 1228

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in computer offenses, providing for the offense of computer extortion by use of ransomware....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-09-2018

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 345

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 340

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 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 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 Resolution 375

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 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 1037

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 431

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in nuisances, further providing for the offense of scattering rubbish; in rules of the road in general, providing for duty of driver in litter enforcement corridors; and, in powers of department and local authorities, providing for designation of litter enforcement corridors and further providing for specific powers of department and local authorities....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Donald C. White, James R. Brewster, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

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 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 408

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 860

An Act providing for duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, for educating and training of government-funded professionals who come into contact with individuals engaged in risky substance use and for training programs to educate physicians and nonphysicians in addressing risky substance use and addiction; developing screening and assessment instruments for addictive substances; requiring treatment programs and providers to utilize evidence-based prevention and treatment approaches; and providing for screening at the time of arraignment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

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 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 611

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

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 406

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 668

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 402

A Resolution recognizing June 27, 2018, as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day" and the month of June 2018 as "Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Camera Bartolotta, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

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 2

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

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 819

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 1205

An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in regulation of insurers and related persons generally, providing for corporate governance annual disclosure; and, in reserve liabilities, further providing for small company exemption....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 780

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 255

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 pool selling and bookmaking....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 1079

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 667

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Resolution 385

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Bill 655

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 299

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 298

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 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 1189

An Act designating certain activity by the Delaware River Basin Commission as the exercise of the power of eminent domain that entitles the owners of the property in question to appropriate and just compensation....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Gene Yaw, John H. Eichelberger, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Richard L. Alloway, Michele Brooks, Donald C. White, Mike Regan, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 880

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 820

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1206

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in the State System of Higher Education, further providing for definitions, for establishment of the State System of Higher Education and its institutions, providing for treatment of funds other than State-appropriated funds, further providing for purposes and general powers, for project contracts, for the chancellor, for powers and duties of the Board of Governors, for powers and duties of councils of trustees, for power and duties of institution presidents, for annual audit and for annual report....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Robert M. Tomlinson, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1204

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in educational tax credits, further providing for limitations....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Mike Folmer, Camera Bartolotta, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 1194

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in educational tax credits, further providing for definitions....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

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 Bill 891

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 922

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 104

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1157

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 798

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission, further providing for establishment and membership....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John H. Eichelberger, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1043

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 377

A Resolution designating the week of June 3 through 9, 2018, as "Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Joseph B. Scarnati, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1024

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 251

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-04-2018

Senate Bill 1188

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

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-01-2018

Senate Bill 630

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Resolution 322

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-29-2018

Senate Resolution 260

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1159

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1031

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, in examinations, further providing for purpose and providing for scheduling conference, for budget estimate and revisions, for billing invoices and for annual examination and analysis report....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 05-22-2018

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 Bill 1177

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1144

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1173

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-18-2018

Senate Bill 1154

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-10-2018

Senate Resolution 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 705

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 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 Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 916

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 915

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for victim and witness outreach; and, in post-trial matters, further providing for eligibility for relief and for jurisdiction and proceedings....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Donald C. White, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 952

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 1102

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Resolution 304

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate Bill 762

An Act amending Title 25 (Elections) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration system, providing for audit of SURE system.

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 114

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 135

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for dogs pursuing, injuring or killing big game....

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 Resolution 287

A Resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Reverend Billy Graham.

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Jay Costa, John R. Gordner, Gene Yaw, Donald C. White, Elder A. Vogel, Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas H Killion, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 55

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2018

Senate Bill 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 1062

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 1049

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2018

Senate Bill 497

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

Senate Bill 1053

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in matters affecting government units, further providing for exceptions to sovereign immunity and providing for claims for wrongful conviction and imprisonment....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 756

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 242

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Prematurity Awareness Month" and November 17, 2017, as "Prematurity Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and Donald C. White

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 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 Resolution 226

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct an independent performance evaluation of certain Statewide environmental permitting programs administered by the Department of Environmental Protection....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Bob Mensch, Mike Regan, Scott Wagner, Camera Bartolotta, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 955

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 1046

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

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 370

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 02-06-2018

Senate Bill 977

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-06-2018

Senate Bill 1015

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 799

An Act amending Title 27 (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in environmental stewardship and watershed protection, further providing for legislative findings, for the Environmental Stewardship Fund and for agencies; establishing the Pennsylvania Clean Water Procurement Program and the Watershed Innovation and Improvement Fund....

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Resolution 228

A Concurrent Resolution establishing a Global Education Task Force.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John R. Gordner, David G. Argall, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Daylin Leach, Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Art Haywood, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, and Wayne D. Fontana

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-25-2018

Senate Bill 3

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 254

A Concurrent Resolution calling for a Free and Fair Elections Amendment to the Constitution of the United States via a Convention of the States, pursuant to Article V of the Constitution of the United States, which would authorize the states to apply disclosure rules and reasonable guidelines on election campaign contributions and expenditures....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Sharif Street, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, Donald C. White, Anthony H. Williams, David G. Argall, Charles T. McIlhinney, Thomas H Killion, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Robert M. Tomlinson, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Bill 810

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate 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 Bill 629

An Act amending Titles 12 (Commerce and Trade) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fraudulent transfers, further providing for short title of chapter and definitions, for insolvency, for value, for transfers fraudulent as to present and future creditors, for transfers fraudulent as to present creditors, for when transfer is made or obligation is incurred, for remedies of creditors, for defenses, liability and protection of transferee and for extinguishment of cause of action, providing for governing law and for application to series organization, further providing for supplementary provisions and providing for uniformity of application and construction and for relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act; and, in support matters generally, further providing for continuing jurisdiction over support orders....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-22-2017

Senate Bill 196

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Bill 166

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 957

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 12-06-2017

Senate Bill 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 960

An Act amending the act of December 20, 1985 (P.L.457, No.112), known as the Medical Practice Act of 1985, providing for the provision and supervision of anesthesia care....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, and Richard L. Alloway

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 951

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for Commonwealth indebtedness.

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-29-2017

Senate Bill 956

An Act amending the act of July 2, 2013 (P.L.255, No.46), known as the Insurance Regulation and Oversight Fund Act, providing for annual report to General Assembly....

Prime sponsor: Daniel Laughlin

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Donald C. White, and Scott E. Hutchinson

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 953

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 946

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 723

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-14-2017

Senate Resolution 227

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-03-2017

Senate Bill 625

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 940

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-31-2017

Senate Bill 181

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

Senate Bill 504

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 503

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 472

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Resolution 216

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Bill 867

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 160

A Resolution commemorating the 64th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Scott Martin, John P. Sabatina, Donald C. White, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate 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 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 205

A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Italian-American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Scott Martin, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Patrick M. Browne, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, 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 190

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Bill 790

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 193

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 192

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 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 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 Resolution 174

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Bill 879

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-11-2017

Senate Bill 855

An Act providing for uniformity of collateral consequences of conviction.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Anthony H. Williams, Donald C. White, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Bill 814

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-28-2017

Senate Bill 836

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 834

An Act relating to the practice of naturopathic medicine; providing for the issuance of licenses and the suspension and revocation of licenses; providing for penalties; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 07-31-2017

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 Bill 227

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 07-22-2017

Senate Bill 589

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 494

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Bill 406

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Resolution 105

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 128

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 6

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, further providing for definitions, for resources and for verification system, prohibiting eligibility for individuals convicted of drug distribution, prohibiting eligibility for violators of sexual offender registration, further providing for false statements, investigations and penalty and for prohibited use of public assistance funds, providing for lost access devices and further providing for violation and penalty....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Joseph B. Scarnati, Jake Corman, Guy Reschenthaler, John H. Eichelberger, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Donald C. White, John DiSanto, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick J. Stefano, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 07-11-2017

Senate Bill 828

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, establishing the Department of Health and Human Services; abolishing the Department of Aging and Department of Health and transferring their powers and duties; making related repeals; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 809

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in other offenses, further providing for drug trafficking sentencing and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Lisa M. Boscola, Jay Costa, Mike Regan, Donald C. White, and Elder A. Vogel

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 91

A Resolution designating May 1, 2017, as "Silver Star Families of America Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 85

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

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 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 67

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Pennsylvania Donate Life Month."

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Bill 760

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in Computer Data Center Equipment Incentive Program, further providing for definitions, for sales and use tax refund, for application for certification, for review of application, for eligibility requirements, for notification, for revocation of certification, repealing provisions relating to application and limitations and providing for exemption certificate....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

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 Bill 592

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in duties and powers of boards of school directors, providing for posting of offers of employment for certain administrators; and, in intermediate units, providing for posting of offers of employment for certain staff....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Bob Mensch, John H. Eichelberger, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, John DiSanto, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-21-2017

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 561

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

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 759

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Department of General Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for grounds, buildings and monuments in general....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 649

An Act amending the act of July 6, 1989 (P.L.169, No.32), known as the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act, in financial provisions, further providing for Underground Storage Tank Environmental Cleanup Program, for Underground Storage Tank Pollution Prevention Program and for investigation and closure costs....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

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 747

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 06-07-2017

Senate Bill 594

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Resolution 133

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-04-2017

Senate Bill 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 300

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, Scott Wagner, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 50

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 48

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 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 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 143

An Act amending the act of July 6, 1989 (P.L.169, No.32), known as the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act, in financial provisions, further providing for Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Board....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: John T. Yudichak, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Scott E. Hutchinson

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 678

An Act providing for the protection of consumers of health care coverage against surprise balance bills for emergency services and certain covered health care services....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Christine M. Tartaglione, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Sharif Street, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Resolution 102

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 203

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 647

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in grounds and buildings, providing for lead testing; and, in charter schools, further providing for provisions applicable to charter schools....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Scott E. Hutchinson, Guy Reschenthaler, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-20-2017

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 167

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-19-2017

Senate Bill 628

An Act amending Titles 4 (Amusements) and 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, further providing for general and specific powers; in licensees, further providing for Category 1 slot machine license, for number of slot machine licenses and for change in ownership or control of slot machine licensee, repealing provisions related to multiple slot machine license prohibition and prohibiting undue economic concentration; in revenues, further providing for gross terminal revenue deductions and for establishment of State Gaming Fund and net slot machine revenue distribution; in administration and enforcement, further providing for investigations and enforcement; providing for video gaming; establishing the Video Gaming Fund, the Slot Machine Licensee Loss Mitigation Fund and the Fire Company and Emergency Responder Grant Fund; and, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of gambling devices, gambling, etc....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Donald C. White, John P. Blake, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2017

Senate Bill 609

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 606

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, John R. Gordner, Donald C. White, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 593

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in administrative organization, further providing for qualifications....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Resolution 62

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 585

An Act prohibiting certain payments from the State Treasury and certain activities of Commonwealth departments during a budget impasse; establishing the Budget Impasse Critical Services Fund; and providing for disbursements from the fund and other special funds during a budget impasse....

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Wagner, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 565

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 171

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in administrative organization, further providing for gubernatorial appointments....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Donald C. White, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-31-2017

Senate Resolution 36

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-30-2017

Senate Bill 229

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in professional employes, further providing for payment of salaries in cases of sickness, injury or death, repealing provisions relating to alternative payment plan, to persons entitled and to salary while on leave and further providing for Distinguished Educators Program....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Donald C. White, Guy Reschenthaler, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-29-2017

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 535

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 child opioid awareness education....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Donald C. White, Kim L. Ward, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-24-2017

Senate Bill 265

An Act designating the bridge carrying State Route 3012 over the Susquehanna River between City Island and the intersection with State Route 1010 and State Route 1027, commonly referred to as the Market Street Bridge, as the Senator Harold Mowery Market Street Bridge....

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, John C. Rafferty, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 03-23-2017

Senate Bill 60

An Act amending the act of February 24, 1984 (P.L.92, No.17), referred to as the Precious Metal Sale Regulation Law, further providing for license required, for dealer's retention of precious metal and availability for inspection and for penalty....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Guy Reschenthaler, Lisa Baker, Christine M. Tartaglione, Donald C. White, John C. Rafferty, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

Senate Resolution 46

A Resolution designating the month of March 2017 as "International DeMolay Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2017

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 489

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in legislation, providing for taxation bills.

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Martin, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott Wagner, and Donald C. White

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 498

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 487

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-06-2017

Senate Bill 473

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 429

An Act amending the act of July 14, 1961 (P.L.604, No.304), known as The Apprenticeship and Training Act, further providing for powers and duties; providing for supervision; and abrogating a regulation....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John DiSanto, John H. Eichelberger, Richard L. Alloway, Daniel Laughlin, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Donald C. White, Mike Regan, Guy Reschenthaler, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 425

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 410

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 402

An Act providing for erosion and sediment control requirements.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 388

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 346

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 310

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 306

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 371

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 368

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in public assistance, further providing for prohibited use of public assistance funds....

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 356

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 301

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-14-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Resolution 31

A Resolution recognizing the week of March 5 through 12, 2017, as "Sleep Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2017

Senate Resolution 30

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2017

Senate Bill 293

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

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Donald C. White, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-06-2017

Senate Bill 139

An Act providing for protection for a lessor of natural gas rights who reports a violation or suspected violation of a contractual agreement and for remedies and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-02-2017

Senate Bill 138

An Act amending the act of July 20, 1979 (P.L.183, No.60), known as the Oil and Gas Lease Act, further providing for definitions, for payment information to interest owners, for accumulation of proceeds from production and for conflicts and providing for joint ventures and for inspection of records....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Donald C. White, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-02-2017

Senate Bill 59

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 275

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 271

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 compensation, further providing for ineligibility for compensation....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, Mario M. Scavello, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Donald C. White, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Joseph B. Scarnati, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, Scott Martin, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 258

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties of the Governor and other constitutional officers, of the Executive Board and of the Pennsylvania State Police, providing for the State Trooper Services Contractual program....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-27-2017

Senate Bill 228

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 225

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing for general appropriation bill.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Donald C. White, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 224

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 194

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 193

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 155

An Act establishing the State Apprenticeship and Training Commission; transferring functions of the State Apprenticeship and Training Council; providing for an Executive Director of Apprenticeship and Training and for subjects of transfer; and making repeals....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Donald C. White, Ryan P. Aument, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 134

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 127

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: