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Brooks
  • Sen. Michele Brooks (R)

  • Representing district 50 of Pennsylvania since 2015

  • Term expires: 2018

  • Crawford County, Erie County (Part), Mercer County, Warren County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Aging & Youth , Chair

  • Agriculture & Rural Affairs

  • Health & Human Services, Vice Chair

  • Local Government

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

  • Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks

Senate Resolution 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 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 325

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 382

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-03-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 257

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

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 406

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1019

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security; in 911 emergency communication services, further providing for telecommunications management and for fund, providing for Legislative Budget and Finance Committee review and further providing for termination of chapter; in general provisions, further providing for definitions and for purposes of part; in Commonwealth services, further providing for general authority of Governor, for temporary housing, for debris and wreckage removal, for community disaster loans, for individual and family assistance and for grants for hazard mitigation, providing for use and appropriation of unused Commonwealth funds, establishing the Disaster Emergency Fund, further providing for laws suspended during emergency assignments, providing for penalty for false application and further providing for organization, for powers and duties of Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, for utilization of existing services and facilities and for radiological emergency response preparedness, planning and recovery program and providing for online training for firefighters; in volunteer firefighters, further providing for funds; in local organizations and services, further providing for general authority of political subdivisions, for local coordinator of emergency management, for powers and duties of political subdivisions, for coordination, assistance and mutual aid, for appropriations by political subdivisions, for law applicable to local organizations, for agreements among political subdivisions, for payments involving one political subdivision and for payments involving two or more political subdivisions and providing for regional all-hazards preparedness and emergency management; in Emergency Management Assistance Compact, further providing for budgetary considerations and providing for protections; in miscellaneous provisions, further providing for duties concerning disaster prevention, for acceptance of services, gifts, grants and loans, for interstate arrangements and for immunity from civil liability, providing for other benefits unaffected, further providing for special powers of local agencies, for compensation for accidental injury and for penalties and providing for authority of Federal law enforcement officers, for confidentiality and for adverse interests; in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for award of grants; in incentives for municipal volunteers of fire companies and nonprofit emergency medical services agencies, further providing for program authorization; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, John H. Eichelberger, Wayne D. Fontana, John R. Gordner, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Gene Yaw, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Kim L. Ward, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 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 820

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

Senate Bill 891

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

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 380

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 554

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 935

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

Prime sponsor: Joseph B. Scarnati

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 358

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-30-2018

Senate Resolution 260

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1159

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 364

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 363

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 359

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Resolution 266

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 265

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Resolution 344

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-25-2018

Senate Bill 952

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 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 1102

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 748

An Act providing for public safety facilities.

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-02-2018

Senate Bill 239

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 502

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 500

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 313

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Camera Bartolotta, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Michele Brooks, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

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 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 Resolution 251

A Resolution designating November 16, 2017, as "Children's Grief Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Scott Wagner, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 242

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 235

A Resolution recognizing the month of November 2017 as "Native American Heritage Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa M. Boscola, Ryan P. Aument, James R. Brewster, Scott Wagner, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Bill 955

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 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 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 1022

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Mike Folmer, Patrick J. Stefano, John DiSanto, Scott Martin, John H. Eichelberger, Lisa Baker, Ryan P. Aument, Michele Brooks, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-19-2018

Senate Resolution 223

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 219

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 196

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

Prime sponsor: Vincent J. Hughes

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-19-2017

Senate Resolution 5

A Concurrent Resolution establishing the Task Force on Women Veterans' Health Care.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Michele Brooks, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 11-16-2017

Senate Bill 944

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 11-15-2017

Senate Bill 260

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in administration, further providing for committee....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Randy Vulakovich, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, James R. Brewster, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick J. Stefano, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

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 Resolution 160

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-16-2017

Senate Resolution 149

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-11-2017

Senate Resolution 208

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 10-04-2017

Senate Resolution 213

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-03-2017

Senate Resolution 196

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-21-2017

Senate Resolution 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 184

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 09-20-2017

Senate Bill 861

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, Michele Brooks, Scott Martin, Lawrence M. Farnese, Kim L. Ward, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Gene Yaw, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Lisa M. Boscola, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Vincent J. Hughes, Joseph B. Scarnati, Scott Wagner, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 08-29-2017

Senate Resolution 125

A Resolution recognizing May 25, 2017, as "Red Nose Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mike Regan

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Guy Reschenthaler, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Bob Mensch, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

Senate Resolution 111

A Resolution designating the month of May 2017 as "Older Americans Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-31-2017

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 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 560

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-07-2017

Senate Bill 662

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-29-2017

Senate Resolution 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 Bill 137

An Act amending Titles 51 (Military Affairs) and 74 (Transportation) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Department of Military Affairs, providing for Civil Air Patrol; and, in authority of Department of Transportation, further providing for authority of department....

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Stewart J. Greenleaf, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-28-2017

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 64

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 63

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-27-2017

Senate Resolution 60

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2017

Senate Bill 9

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick J. Stefano

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-19-2017

Senate Bill 769

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 06-16-2017

Senate Bill 561

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

Prime sponsor: John DiSanto

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 300

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-22-2017

Senate Resolution 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 38

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

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Resolution 27

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-19-2017

Senate Bill 201

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

Prime sponsor: Mike Folmer

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-18-2017

Senate Bill 706

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 definitions and for exclusions....

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

Co-sponsors: Gene Yaw, Scott E. Hutchinson, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, Lisa Baker, Charles T. McIlhinney, Michele Brooks, Judith L. Schwank, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-10-2017

Senate Resolution 87

A Resolution designating May 1, 2017, as "Loyalty Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, John H. Eichelberger, Mike Folmer, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Ryan P. Aument, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-05-2017

Senate Bill 654

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-02-2017

Senate Resolution 95

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 565

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

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 04-05-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 428

An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for patient-centered opioid treatment certification.

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, Michele Brooks, and Gene Yaw

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 03-02-2017

Senate Bill 342

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Michele Brooks, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Ryan P. Aument, Jay Costa, John P. Sabatina, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 341

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in tax for education, further providing for definitions and providing for a sales and use tax discount for motor vehicle registered dealers....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Michele Brooks, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

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 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Transportation

Record published: 02-15-2017

Senate Bill 226

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in Commonwealth budget procedures, providing for general appropriation bill timeline....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Michele Brooks, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, and Scott Martin

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 225

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 220

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 214

An Act amending the act of July 19, 1979 (P.L.130, No.48), known as the Health Care Facilities Act, providing for hospital patient protection....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Stewart J. Greenleaf, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Bob Mensch, Mario M. Scavello, Andrew E. Dinniman, Charles T. McIlhinney, Christine M. Tartaglione, Patrick M. Browne, Robert M. Tomlinson, Michele Brooks, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

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 193

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2017

Senate Bill 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 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 107

An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in pharmaceutical assistance for the elderly, further defining "income" to exclude certain veterans' disability payments....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Scott E. Hutchinson, John C. Rafferty, Mario M. Scavello, Randy Vulakovich, Michele Brooks, Bob Mensch, and Kim L. Ward

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 100

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Insurance

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 81

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-13-2017

Senate Bill 32

An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in development, further providing for well plugging funds....

Prime sponsor: Scott E. Hutchinson

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Camera Bartolotta, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, Patrick M. Browne, and Michele Brooks

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-12-2017

Senate Bill 23

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

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 01-12-2017