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Vogel
  • Sen. Elder A. Vogel (R)

  • Representing district 47 of Pennsylvania since 2008

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Beaver County (Part), Butler County (Part), Lawrence County

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Chair

  • Appropriations

  • Banking & Insurance

  • Communications & Technology

  • Environmental Resources & Energy

  • Labor & Industry

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Elder A. Vogel

Senate Bill 1225

An Act amending the act of July 10, 1987 (P.L.246, No.47), known as the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, providing for recovery grants for distressed municipalities....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 08-13-2018

Senate Bill 1231

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 349

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 348

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 347

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 331

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 317

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 311

A Resolution designating April 8, 2018, as "Cushing's Syndrome Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Elder A. Vogel, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 310

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1056

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 978

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 934

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 892

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 564

An Act providing for installation of protective fencing on certain State-owned bridges and for powers and duties of the Department of Transportation....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, Elder A. Vogel, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 552

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-28-2018

Senate Bill 1142

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 397

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 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 410

A Resolution designating July 31, 2018, as "Heatstroke Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 1172

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 373

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 899

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1213

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 407

A Resolution designating the week of July 2 through 8, 2018, as "Whiskey Rebellion Heritage Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Martin, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott E. Hutchinson, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 819

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 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 1087

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate Resolution 297

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 391

A Resolution observing June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John H. Eichelberger, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Scott E. Hutchinson, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

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 652

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Bill 234

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 386

A Resolution observing June 15, 2018, as "Eid al-Fitr Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Elder A. Vogel, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 816

An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in dangerous dogs, further providing for court proceedings, certificate of registration and disposition; and providing for muzzled dogs....

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Elder A. Vogel, John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Resolution 283

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 381

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 379

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate 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 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 367

A Resolution commending the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology for its efforts to educate Pennsylvanians about the importance of having regular hearing screenings, and recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Better Hearing Month" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Elder A. Vogel, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 390

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John P. Blake, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 807

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-16-2018

Senate Bill 1163

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 266

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Resolution 330

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 1145

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1078

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Mike Regan, Mike Folmer, Andrew E. Dinniman, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, Gene Yaw, Elder A. Vogel, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Wagner, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 916

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 952

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Resolution 318

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 449

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 1100

An Act providing for the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Community and Economic Development....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Elder A. Vogel, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2018

Senate Resolution 304

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-03-2018

Senate Bill 263

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 239

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Resolution 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 597

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1088

An Act relating to conventional wells and the development of oil, gas and coal; imposing powers and duties on the Department of Environmental Protection; and providing for preliminary provisions, for general requirements, for underground gas storage, for enforcement and remedies, for related funds, parties and activities and for miscellaneous provisions....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-19-2018

Senate Bill 1065

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in safe schools, establishing the School Safety and Security Augmentation Account and providing for court costs and filing fees....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, David G. Argall, Guy Reschenthaler, John C. Rafferty, Michele Brooks, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Robert M. Tomlinson, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, Elder A. Vogel, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 1055

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-22-2018

Senate Resolution 245

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 241

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 238

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 253

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 21

An Act providing for competitive integrated employment in State and county agencies and any entity providing publicly funded education, training, employment and related services and long-term services and supports for working-age Pennsylvanians with a disability; establishing Employment First, the Governor's Cabinet for People with Disabilities and the Employment First Oversight Commission and providing for their powers and duties; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Governor and the Office of the Governor....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, David G. Argall, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Joseph B. Scarnati, Lisa M. Boscola, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Michele Brooks

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 898

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-01-2018

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 221

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1012

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-02-2018

Senate Bill 1009

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, providing for carryforward of losses by individual taxpayers and further providing for limitation of pass-thru of losses to shareholders....

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 1008

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 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 252

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-22-2017

Senate Bill 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 179

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 11-13-2017

Senate 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 822

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 11-02-2017

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 168

A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to establish an advisory committee to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the potential impact of removing certain counties from the emissions testing program and report findings and recommendations to the Senate....

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-26-2017

Senate Bill 168

An Act providing for notice and disclosure of proposed collective bargaining agreements and related documents and for open records.

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Mike Folmer, John H. Eichelberger, Elder A. Vogel, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, and John DiSanto

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Bill 563

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Resolution 216

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-17-2017

Senate Resolution 159

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Bill 636

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate 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 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 203

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 202

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, Lisa M. Boscola, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, 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 195

A Resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Hunger Action Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 186

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 193

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 192

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Resolution 177

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 17 through 23, 2017, as "Constitution Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, James R. Brewster, David G. Argall, Scott Martin, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Andrew E. Dinniman, Elder A. Vogel, Charles T. McIlhinney, Lisa M. Boscola, Mike Folmer, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, John R. Gordner, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 175

A Resolution recognizing the week of September 24 through 30, 2017, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-19-2017

Senate Resolution 174

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 09-15-2017

Senate Bill 839

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions relating to government and administration, providing for designation of place of worship as building of historical or architectural significance....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Resolution 124

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 112

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Bill 589

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 527

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 144

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-20-2017

Senate Bill 494

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-18-2017

Senate Bill 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 98

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 96

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 107

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 106

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as "Community Action Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Patrick M. Browne, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa M. Boscola, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Resolution 105

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-17-2017

Senate Bill 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 662

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 529

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 823

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Bill 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 92

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 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 88

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 84

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 77

A Resolution designating the month of April 2017 as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Camera Bartolotta, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, Elder A. Vogel, and Sharif Street

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 Bill 770

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 the definition of "tangible personal property."...

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-26-2017

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 Bill 721

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-26-2017

Senate Bill 806

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-23-2017

Senate Resolution 152

A Resolution designating July 31, 2017, as "Heatstroke Prevention Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2017

Senate Bill 622

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties in general, providing for contact information....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-21-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 757

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-13-2017

Senate Bill 1

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 515

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-12-2017

Senate Bill 745

An Act amending Title 45 (Legal Notices) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes,in legal advertising, further providing for additional publication in legal journals; providing for electronic publication of legal notices by local government units; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Martin, and Joseph B. Scarnati

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 06-07-2017

Senate Bill 594

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-06-2017

Senate Bill 725

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate Bill 739

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-05-2017

Senate 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 733

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 732

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Bill 731

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, John P. Blake, Kim L. Ward, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, Elder A. Vogel, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-01-2017

Senate Resolution 75

A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study of the extent to which rape kits remain unprocessed in this Commonwealth and identify the reasons that the kits remain untested....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, James R. Brewster, John H. Eichelberger, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-26-2017

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 444

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Bill 722

An Act providing for clean vehicles investment.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 42

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 41

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 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 22

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 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 Resolution 21

A Resolution designating the month of February 2017 as "USO Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the United Service Organizations and its mission to enhance the quality of life of military members and their families....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-17-2017

Senate Bill 716

An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in State Lottery, further providing for disposition of funds....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Elder A. Vogel, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 715

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Scott E. Hutchinson, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-12-2017

Senate Bill 273

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 200

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Bill 298

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

Prime sponsor: Richard L. Alloway

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-08-2017

Senate Bill 679

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Bill 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 103

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Bill 5

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-26-2017

Senate Bill 250

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 203

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 202

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 173

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 7

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2017

Senate Bill 632

An Act providing for grain dealer bonding; imposing penalties; and providing remedies.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-20-2017

Senate Bill 401

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

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-18-2017

Senate Bill 617

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 600

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 598

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Bill 596

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-13-2017

Senate Resolution 17

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2017 as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Guy Reschenthaler, Lawrence M. Farnese, Gene Yaw, Ryan P. Aument, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Lisa M. Boscola, Sharif Street, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-10-2017

Senate Bill 588

An Act providing for museum preservation and for grant program; imposing duties on the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; establishing the Pennsylvania Museum Preservation Fund; and making an appropriation....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, Charles T. McIlhinney, Vincent J. Hughes, Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Thomas H Killion, Bob Mensch, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-07-2017

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 584

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2017

Senate Bill 568

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 550

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in Department of the Auditor General, further providing for audits of agencies receiving State aid....

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate 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 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 559

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-27-2017

Senate Bill 176

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of cruelty to animals; and, in child protective services, further providing for persons required to report suspected child abuse....

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Mike Folmer, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Art Haywood, Thomas H Killion, Daniel Laughlin, John C. Rafferty, Richard L. Alloway, Lisa M. Boscola, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 525

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, establishing the Emergency Basic Education Subsidy Fund; and providing for payment of emergency basic education funding....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Camera Bartolotta, John R. Gordner, Randy Vulakovich, Mike Folmer, Scott Martin, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Gene Yaw, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 03-20-2017

Senate Bill 516

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 514

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 513

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for imposition of tax; and freezing certain funds for programs....

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-16-2017

Senate Bill 512

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 507

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 506

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 505

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 498

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-10-2017

Senate Bill 465

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 03-01-2017

Senate Bill 448

An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ethics standards and financial disclosure, further providing for statement of financial interests required to be filed and for powers and duties of commission....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, Randy Vulakovich, Patrick M. Browne, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, and Guy Reschenthaler

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 443

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 442

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-27-2017

Senate Bill 441

An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in restructuring of electric utility industry, further providing for duties of electric distribution companies....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Randy Vulakovich, Richard L. Alloway, Elder A. Vogel, Kim L. Ward, Scott E. Hutchinson, Scott Wagner, Lisa Baker, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

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 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 Resolution 12

A Resolution recognizing the month of January 2017 as "Cervical Cancer Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott Martin, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, Andrew E. Dinniman, Camera Bartolotta, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Lisa M. Boscola, Scott E. Hutchinson, Ryan P. Aument, Sharif Street, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-23-2017

Senate Resolution 4

A Resolution designating the week of January 16 through 22, 2017, as "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Week" in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: John H. Eichelberger, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mario M. Scavello, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Art Haywood, Anthony H. Williams, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Lisa M. Boscola, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, Camera Bartolotta, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-23-2017

Senate Bill 395

An Act amending Title 64 (Public Authorities and Quasi-Public Corporations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth Financing Authority, establishing the Veteran-owned Business Loan Guarantee Program....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 389

A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in taxation and finance, further providing for persons with military service-connected disabilities to receive property tax exemptions....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Elder A. Vogel, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 388

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-16-2017

Senate Bill 336

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 381

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 374

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 publication of notices and proofs of publication....

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Mario M. Scavello, Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Scott Martin, John C. Rafferty, Gene Yaw, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 372

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 304

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 368

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 367

An Act amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, further providing for grounds for disciplinary proceedings and for off-premise sales, shows, exhibitions or rallies on Sundays....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, James R. Brewster, Camera Bartolotta, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Sharif Street, Ryan P. Aument, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 10

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-10-2017

Senate Bill 146

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for lottery winnings intercept....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, John R. Gordner, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Mike Folmer, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

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 69

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Elder A. Vogel, Mario M. Scavello, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, John T. Yudichak, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Richard L. Alloway, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Kim L. Ward, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-02-2017

Senate Bill 278

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for requirements for requests....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, and Elder A. Vogel

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 277

An Act amending the act of December 31, 1965 (P.L.1257, No.511), known as The Local Tax Enabling Act, in local taxes, further providing for limitation on assessment; and, in consolidated collection of local income taxes, further providing for powers and duties of tax officer....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Scott Wagner, and Elder A. Vogel

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 268

An Act amending the act of December 5, 1936 (2nd Sp.Sess., 1937 P.L.2897, No.1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, in administration of act, further providing for personnel and employment offices....

Prime sponsor: Donald C. White

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Elder A. Vogel, Camera Bartolotta, Scott Martin, Charles T. McIlhinney, Bob Mensch, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-31-2017

Senate Bill 256

An Act amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred to as the Cosmetology Law, further providing for definitions and for sanitary rules....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: John DiSanto, Elder A. Vogel, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 01-27-2017

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 195

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 175

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Bill 174

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Guy Reschenthaler, Scott E. Hutchinson, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Mario M. Scavello, Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Daniel Laughlin, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Gene Yaw, Michele Brooks, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-25-2017

Senate Resolution 7

A Resolution honoring the contributions that African Americans have made in building our nation, acknowledging the wrongs of slavery and expressing Pennsylvania's profound regret for its role in slavery....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Mario M. Scavello, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, Art Haywood, Ryan P. Aument, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 01-24-2017

Senate Resolution 9

A Resolution designating the week of January 22 through 28, 2017, as "Nurse Anesthetists Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John H. Eichelberger, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Wayne D. Fontana, Art Haywood, Elder A. Vogel, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-24-2017

Senate Bill 147

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for collection of restitution, reparation, fees, costs, fines and penalties....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, Mike Folmer, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 141

An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in development, providing for lease extended by production....

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

Co-sponsors: Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 136

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 131

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 129

An Act prohibiting bonuses for employees of Commonwealth agencies.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 127

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 126

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 124

An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in enforcement, further providing for jurisdiction and penalties; and, in game or wildlife protection, further providing for unlawful taking and possession of protected birds and for endangered or threatened species....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Elder A. Vogel, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-20-2017

Senate Bill 140

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2017

Senate Bill 102

An Act authorizing senior citizens to claim an exemption from tax increases as to certain real property; and providing for termination of the exemption....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Elder A. Vogel, Richard L. Alloway, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 91

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 duties of employers....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Elder A. Vogel, Lawrence M. Farnese, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 81

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 67

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 special tax provisions for poverty and for returns and liability....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, Lisa Baker, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, and John P. Sabatina

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 66

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: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Mike Folmer, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, Elder A. Vogel, John C. Rafferty, Scott Martin, Sharif Street, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 23

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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