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Hughes
  • Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D)

  • Representing district 7 of Pennsylvania since 1995

  • Term expires: 2020

  • Montgomery County (Part), Philadelphia County (Part)

Committee Assignments / Leadership

  • Appropriations, Minority Chair

  • Communications & Technology

  • Finance

  • Intergovernmental Operations

  • Local Government

  • Rules & Executive Nominations

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Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Vincent J. Hughes

Senate Bill 1226

An Act amending the act of July 2, 1993 (P.L.345, No.48), entitled "An act empowering the General Counsel or his designee to issue subpoenas for certain licensing board activities; providing for hearing examiners in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs; providing additional powers to the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs; and further providing for civil penalties and license suspension," further providing for hearing examiners....

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Professional Licensure

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 1220

An Act establishing the Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS; and providing for the duties of the Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Ryan P. Aument, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 08-09-2018

Senate Bill 11

An Act amending the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code, in Secretary of the Commonwealth, further providing for powers and duties of the Secretary of the Commonwealth; in primary and election expenses, further providing for definitions, for organization of political committees, for registration and for reporting, providing for limitations on contributions, further providing for late filing fees and certificates of filing, for contributions or expenditures by national banks, corporations or unincorporated associations and for reports by business entities and publication and providing for independent expenditures and for corporate political accountability....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Lawrence M. Farnese, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 354

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 353

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 351

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 346

A Resolution designating May 22, 2018, as "Cellicon Valley Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

Co-sponsors: Bob Mensch, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 345

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 258

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Controlled Substances Act by rescheduling marijuana in order to protect the right under the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of participants in a state-sanctioned medical marijuana program to legally own a firearm and further consider whether marijuana has a proven medical purpose....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Mike Folmer, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1067

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, providing for adoption of guidelines for administrative probation violations; and, in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation and providing for resentencing of certain offenders incarcerated due to revocation of probation....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott Wagner, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 613

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for the title of the act, for findings and declaration of policy, for right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation, for definitions, for unlawful discriminatory practices and for prohibition of certain real estate practices; providing for protection of religious exercise; and further providing for powers and duties of commission, for educational program and for construction and exclusiveness of remedy....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Scott Wagner, Charles T. McIlhinney, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, Anthony H. Williams, Daylin Leach, Lisa M. Boscola, John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, Art Haywood, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 343

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 340

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 338

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 336

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 335

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 332

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

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 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 328

A Resolution designating the week of April 23 through 27, 2018, as "Every Kid Healthy Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Thomas H Killion

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 325

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 324

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 317

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 320

A Resolution designating April 17, 2018, as "WEDnetPA Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lisa Baker, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, David G. Argall, James R. Brewster, Scott E. Hutchinson, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Scott Wagner, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 319

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, Randy Vulakovich, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 314

A Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as "School Library Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John H. Eichelberger

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

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 308

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 307

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 305

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 301

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Wagner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Resolution 255

A Resolution encouraging equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards and in senior management of companies in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Daylin Leach, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 07-25-2018

Senate Bill 1219

An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in marriage license, further providing for restrictions on issuance of license....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Guy Reschenthaler, Wayne D. Fontana, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne Langerholc, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Daylin Leach, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 07-18-2018

Senate Resolution 326

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to adopt the National Park Service's recommendations to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to include additional sites along the Lewis and Clark Expedition's Eastern Legacy....

Prime sponsor: Elder A. Vogel

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Andrew E. Dinniman, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Judith L. Schwank, Randy Vulakovich, and John T. Yudichak

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 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 735

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Urban Affairs

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 415

A Resolution designating June 26, 2018, as "Turkic Cultural Day" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the valuable work of the Council of Turkic American Associations and the Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: David G. Argall

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 414

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 413

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 412

A Resolution designating the month of September 2018 as "Mushroom Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Resolution 411

A Resolution recognizing September 21, 2018, as "International Day of Peace"; expressing support of its ideals and principles; and encouraging Pennsylvanians to meaningfully engage at this worldwide event....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-25-2018

Senate Bill 859

An Act amending the act of November 22, 1978 (P.L.1166, No.274), referred to as the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Law, further providing for the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency; and establishing the Mental Health and Justice Advisory Committee and the Mental Health and Justice Grant Program....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Judith L. Schwank, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1216

An Act establishing the Office of New Americans and providing for its powers and duties; and establishing the Advisory Committee to Office of New Americans and providing for its powers, duties and membership....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 700

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Resolution 405

A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to enact Federal legislation pending in the United States Senate to prevent the separation of children from their parents at the border and keep immigrant families together....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Christine M. Tartaglione, Jay Costa, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Rules

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate Bill 1214

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-22-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 394

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 1001

An Act providing for the declaration of a public health emergency, for duties of the Department of Health, for temporary regulations and for immunity from liability....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, James R. Brewster, Gene Yaw, John P. Sabatina, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, and Camera Bartolotta

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 402

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Resolution 401

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-21-2018

Senate Bill 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 384

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Resolution 398

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

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 776

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 definitions; and, in Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, further providing for definitions and for establishment of program....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Thomas H Killion, Camera Bartolotta, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-20-2018

Senate Bill 255

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 933

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in proprietary and official rights, further providing for the offense of wearing of uniforms and insignia and misrepresentation of military service or honors; and, in State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust Fund....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Kim L. Ward, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Sabatina, Patrick J. Stefano, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 919

An Act amending the act of May 28, 1937 (P.L.955, No.265), referred to as the Housing Authorities Law, further providing for powers of an authority; and providing for relocation....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, John P. Sabatina, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Christine M. Tartaglione, John P. Blake, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-19-2018

Senate Bill 403

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

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-18-2018

Senate 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 1200

An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for definitions, for wage rates and for collection of unpaid wages....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John T. Yudichak, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-15-2018

Senate Bill 655

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

Prime sponsor: Gene Yaw

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 299

A Resolution designating the month of April 2018 as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 298

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

Prime sponsor: Andrew E. Dinniman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 297

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 296

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 295

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 294

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 290

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 288

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Resolution 390

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2018 as "LGBT Pride Month" in Pennsylvania in celebration of LGBT accomplishments and contributions to this Commonwealth and making a strong recommitment to fight for LGBT equality....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Camera Bartolotta, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1201

An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for wage rates and for collection of unpaid wages....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate Bill 1190

An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Pennsylvania State Police, providing for animal abuse registry; and imposing duties on the Pennsylvania State Police....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Kim L. Ward, Jay Costa, Patrick J. Stefano, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Richard L. Alloway, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, James R. Brewster, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-14-2018

Senate 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 1036

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for payment of court costs, restitution and fines, for fine and for failure to pay fine; in licensing of drivers, further providing for suspension of operating privilege for failure to respond to citation; and, in penalties and disposition of fines, further providing for inability to pay fine and costs....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Camera Bartolotta, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Guy Reschenthaler, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-13-2018

Senate Resolution 389

A Resolution designating November 23, 2018, as "State Partnership Program with Lithuania Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, David G. Argall, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, James R. Brewster, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Sharif Street, John T. Yudichak, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-12-2018

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 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 1196

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

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Patrick M. Browne, Patrick J. Stefano, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1107

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, establishing and providing for the powers and duties of the Statewide School Safety Commission....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John P. Blake, Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Guy Reschenthaler, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Patrick M. Browne, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 376

A Resolution designating June 2, 2018, as "Gun Violence Awareness Day" in Pennsylvania in recognition of this public safety and public health issue and in commemoration of the lives lost to gun violence in this Commonwealth....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Sharif Street, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 285

A Resolution recognizing the month of March 2018 as "National Nutrition Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

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

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 281

A Resolution recognizing March 8, 2018, as "International Women's Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Resolution 280

A Resolution recognizing 2018 as the bicentennial anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass and honoring the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass and his contributions to the United States of America....

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Anthony H. Williams, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Mike Folmer, John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, John R. Gordner, Ryan P. Aument, Scott E. Hutchinson, Lisa Baker, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, and Lisa M. Boscola

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-11-2018

Senate Bill 1127

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 06-08-2018

Senate Resolution 381

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

Prime sponsor: Ryan P. Aument

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 380

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 1090

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Bill 554

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-06-2018

Senate Resolution 371

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

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1043

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Bill 1134

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

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, Daylin Leach, Thomas H Killion, Guy Reschenthaler, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Bob Mensch, John P. Sabatina, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, and Lisa Baker

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 379

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 06-05-2018

Senate Resolution 378

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2018 as "Homeownership Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: John P. Blake, John P. Sabatina, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Randy Vulakovich, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, David G. Argall, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, 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 1182

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for liability insurance for firearms....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-31-2018

Senate Resolution 370

A Resolution designating May 25, 2018, as "Missing Adult Persons Remembrance Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 439

An Act providing standards for carbon monoxide alarms in child care facilities; and imposing penalties.

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 05-24-2018

Senate Bill 1170

An Act amending the act of July 2, 2010 (P.L.266, No.44), known as the Protecting Pennsylvania's Investments Act, amending the title of the act; further providing for definitions; and providing for identification of assault weapons manufacturers, for required action related to assault weapons manufacturers and for reporting relating to assault weapons manufacturers....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Sharif Street, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 1138

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for firearm crime data....

Prime sponsor: Daylin Leach

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 368

A Resolution recognizing the week of May 20 through 26, 2018, as "Public Works Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

Co-sponsors: Lisa Baker, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, Judith L. Schwank, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

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 Resolution 366

A Resolution recognizing and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the State forest system and recognizing and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the first State park in Pennsylvania....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, Andrew E. Dinniman, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Mike Regan, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, John R. Gordner, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Randy Vulakovich, John C. Rafferty, Ryan P. Aument, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Resolution 365

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-23-2018

Senate Bill 189

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Lisa Baker, Randy Vulakovich, Jay Costa, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 364

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 363

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 362

A Resolution designating the week of May 21 through 25, 2018, as "No Place for Hate Week" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Andrew E. Dinniman, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, Anthony H. Williams, Mike Regan, Christine M. Tartaglione, Mike Folmer, Judith L. Schwank, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Scott Wagner, Bob Mensch, and Ryan P. Aument

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Resolution 361

A Resolution designating the month of May 2018 as "Summer Camps Month" in Pennsylvania in recognition of the rich benefits that summer camps provide for the positive development of youths and the enhancement of local communities....

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

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 Resolution 357

A Resolution recognizing the month of May 2018 as "Building Safety Month" in Pennsylvania and encouraging residents to participate in "Building Safety Month" activities....

Prime sponsor: Kim L. Ward

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-22-2018

Senate Bill 1066

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 05-21-2018

Senate Bill 1000

An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for volumetric severance tax and for multi-well permitting; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Christine M. Tartaglione, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Art Haywood, John P. Sabatina, John P. Blake, and Andrew E. Dinniman

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-09-2018

Senate Resolution 277

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 276

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 275

A Resolution observing March 1, 2018, as "St. David's Day" in Pennsylvania and honoring the many Pennsylvanians of Welsh heritage.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Stewart J. Greenleaf, David G. Argall, John P. Sabatina, Camera Bartolotta, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Mike Folmer, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 274

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

Prime sponsor: Mario M. Scavello

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Resolution 270

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

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1162

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for report of theft or loss of firearm....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, Judith L. Schwank, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1161

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

Prime sponsor: Jake Corman

Co-sponsors: John R. Gordner, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Vincent J. Hughes, Mario M. Scavello, Camera Bartolotta, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Patrick J. Stefano, Kim L. Ward, John T. Yudichak, John P. Blake, and Mike Regan

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 05-07-2018

Senate Bill 1155

An Act amending the act of December 12, 1994 (P.L.1023, No.139), known as the Independent Living Services Act, further providing for definitions and for grants and funding....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John C. Rafferty, Randy Vulakovich, and Bob Mensch

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 265

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 05-02-2018

Senate Bill 1072

An Act amending the act of November 24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; in crime victims, further providing for rights, for responsibilities of victims of crime under basic bill of rights, for responsibilities of State and local law enforcement agencies and for responsibilities of prosecutor's office; in administration, further providing for office, for powers and duties of victim advocate and for powers and duties of Office of Victims' Services; in compensation, further providing for persons eligible for compensation, for filing of claims for compensation, for minimum allowable claim, for determination of claims, for emergency awards, for awards and for confidentiality of records; in services, further providing for eligibility of victims; in financial matters, further providing for costs and for costs for offender supervision programs; and, in enforcement, further providing for subrogation....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1071

An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 61 (Prisons and Parole) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, further providing for powers and duties, for adoption of guidelines for sentencing, for adoption of guidelines for county intermediate punishment, for adoption of guidelines for State intermediate punishment and for adoption of risk assessment instrument; in sentencing, further providing for sentencing generally, for order of probation, for sentence of partial confinement, for sentence of total confinement, for sentence of county intermediate punishment, for information required upon commitment and subsequent disposition, for modification or revocation of order of probation, for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation, for modification or revocation of county intermediate punishment sentence and for revocation of State intermediate punishment sentence; in county intermediate punishment, further providing for county intermediate punishment programs and for continued eligibility; in motivational boot camp, further providing for definitions, for selection of inmate participants and for motivational boot camp program; in State intermediate punishment, further providing scope of chapter, for definitions, for referral to State intermediate punishment program, for drug offender treatment program and for reports; in recidivism risk reduction incentive, further providing for definitions, for evaluation and for reports; in Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, further providing for definitions, for advisory committee, for general powers of board, for probation services, for parole power, providing for short sentence parole, further providing for violation of terms of parole and for parole procedure; and making conforming amendments....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1070

An Act amending the act of November 22, 1978 (P.L.1166, No.274), referred to as the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency Law, providing for County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee, for justice reinvestment grants, phase 2 and for continuing county probation and parole grants; making an appropriation; and making a related repeal....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Randy Vulakovich, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, John T. Yudichak, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-30-2018

Senate Bill 1041

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-27-2018

Senate 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 Resolution 327

A Concurrent Resolution establishing the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment.

Prime sponsor: John P. Blake

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Sabatina, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, John T. Yudichak, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, Anthony H. Williams, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1150

An Act amending the act of December 12, 1986 (P.L.1559, No.169), known as the Whistleblower Law, further providing for remedies and for enforcement....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1149

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for definitions and for unlawful discriminatory practices....

Prime sponsor: Anthony H. Williams

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, James R. Brewster, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1148

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for definitions and for unlawful discriminatory practices....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1147

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; providing for training; and further providing for procedure....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, John P. Blake, Anthony H. Williams, and Patrick M. Browne

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1146

An Act amending the act of October 27, 1955 (P.L.744, No.222), known as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, further providing for definitions, for procedure and for construction and exclusiveness of remedy....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Christine M. Tartaglione, Bob Mensch, James R. Brewster, and Anthony H. Williams

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-24-2018

Senate Bill 1073

An Act amending the act of June 28, 1935 (P.L.477, No.193), referred to as the Enforcement Officer Disability Benefits Law, further providing for disability benefits....

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

Co-sponsors: Camera Bartolotta, James R. Brewster, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Guy Reschenthaler, Patrick J. Stefano, Christine M. Tartaglione, Kim L. Ward, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Appropriations

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 1140

An Act amending Title 27 (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for transition to renewable energy; imposing duties on the Department of Environmental Protection and other Commonwealth agencies relating to energy consumption and renewable energy generation; establishing the Clean Energy Transition Task Force, the Clean Energy Center of Excellence, the Council for Clean Energy Workforce Development and the Clean Energy Workforce Development Fund; and providing for interim limits on energy produced from nonrenewable sources....

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

Co-sponsors: Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Art Haywood, Thomas H Killion, Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, John T. Yudichak, Anthony H. Williams, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-23-2018

Senate Bill 915

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Bill 742

An Act amending the act of November 29, 2006 (P.L.1471, No.165), known as the Sexual Assault Testing and Evidence Collection Act, further providing for rights of sexual assault victims....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: John P. Sabatina, John T. Yudichak, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana, Vincent J. Hughes, Lisa M. Boscola, Camera Bartolotta, Patrick M. Browne, James R. Brewster, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 04-19-2018

Senate Resolution 318

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-18-2018

Senate Bill 108

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in anatomical gifts, further providing for manner of executing anatomical gifts and for Governor Robert P. Casey Memorial Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Trust Fund contributions....

Prime sponsor: John P. Sabatina

Co-sponsors: Randy Vulakovich, David G. Argall, John P. Blake, John T. Yudichak, Wayne D. Fontana, Jay Costa, Wayne Langerholc, Art Haywood, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Vincent J. Hughes, Patrick M. Browne, Mike Folmer, Lisa M. Boscola, Thomas J. McGarrigle, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-17-2018

Senate Bill 1130

An Act amending the act of April 3, 1992 (P.L.28, No.11), known as the Tuition Account Programs and College Savings Bond Act, in tuition account program, further providing for tuition account programs and funds and establishing the Keystone Scholars Grant Program and the Keystone Scholars Grant Program Account; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Jake Corman, Jay Costa, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, John T. Yudichak, Patrick J. Stefano, Wayne D. Fontana, Kim L. Ward, James R. Brewster, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, Lisa Baker, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 449

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

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-16-2018

Senate Bill 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 Bill 1026

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-09-2018

Senate Bill 1076

An Act amending the act of October 27, 2006 (P.L.1186, No.124), known as the Farmers' Market Development Act, further providing for the Farmers' Market Development Grant Program, for limitations on grants and for funding....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Ryan P. Aument, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 04-06-2018

Senate Bill 1075

An Act amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in source selection and contract formation, further providing for competitive sealed bidding....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lisa Baker, John P. Blake, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 04-06-2018

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 Resolution 291

A Resolution requesting that the Congress of the United States repeal the Dickey Amendment and supporting Federal funding for gun violence research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Vincent J. Hughes, Judith L. Schwank, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-28-2018

Senate Bill 1029

An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions, for evidence of intent, for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, for firearms not to be carried without a license, for prohibited conduct during emergency and for licenses; providing for firearm eligibility license, for application for firearm eligibility license, for fee and qualification, for investigations and training course and for issuance and terms; and further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, for Pennsylvania State Police, for loans on, or lending or giving firearms prohibited, for proof of license and exception and for administrative regulations; in protection from abuse, further providing for relief; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for cooperation after lawfully killing big game; and, in protection of property and persons, further providing for possession of firearm for protection of self or others....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-28-2018

Senate Bill 502

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas J. McGarrigle

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate Bill 501

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

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-26-2018

Senate 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 Bill 1093

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-23-2018

Senate Resolution 289

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

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 18

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Daylin Leach, Jay Costa, John P. Blake, John C. Rafferty, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 17

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for assault weapons and large capacity magazines....

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Thomas H Killion, Jay Costa, Daylin Leach, John P. Blake, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-22-2018

Senate Bill 55

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-20-2018

Senate Bill 1069

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

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1083

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for modification or revocation of order of probation and for court-imposed sanctions for offenders violating probation....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Bob Mensch, Patrick M. Browne, Joseph B. Scarnati, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 03-15-2018

Senate Bill 1062

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 03-02-2018

Senate Bill 1025

An Act amending the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.221, No.63), known as the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act, further providing for confidentiality of records and for consent of minor....

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Bob Mensch, Wayne Langerholc, Guy Reschenthaler, Randy Vulakovich, Scott Wagner, Kim L. Ward, Vincent J. Hughes, and James R. Brewster

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-27-2018

Senate Bill 354

An Act amending the act of July 2, 1993 (P.L.345, No.48), entitled "An act empowering the General Counsel or his designee to issue subpoenas for certain licensing board activities; providing for hearing examiners in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs; providing additional powers to the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs; and further providing for civil penalties and license suspension," further providing for definitions; providing for reporting of sanctions and criminal proceedings and for suspension; and further providing for civil penalties....

Prime sponsor: Robert M. Tomlinson

Co-sponsors: Lisa M. Boscola, Bob Mensch, Judith L. Schwank, Vincent J. Hughes, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, and John P. Blake

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-15-2018

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 Bill 1053

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 1051

An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, providing for lead testing in children's institutions; and, in departmental powers and duties as to licensing, providing for lead testing in child day care centers and family child care homes....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, James R. Brewster, John T. Yudichak, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, John P. Sabatina, Patrick M. Browne, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Health

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Bill 999

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in particular rights and immunities, providing for contracts or agreements for nondisclosure of certain conduct....

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Anthony H. Williams, Daylin Leach, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, James R. Brewster, Lawrence M. Farnese, Sharif Street, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, John P. Blake, Thomas H Killion, John P. Sabatina, Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-14-2018

Senate Resolution 247

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Food Pantry Donation Month" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: Lisa M. Boscola

Co-sponsors: Richard L. Alloway, Wayne D. Fontana, James R. Brewster, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daylin Leach, John P. Sabatina, Ryan P. Aument, Lisa Baker, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Thomas H Killion, Scott Martin, Patrick M. Browne, Guy Reschenthaler, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Camera Bartolotta, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

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 244

A Resolution designating the month of November 2017 as "Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month" in Pennsylvania and urge all individuals, groups, organizations and institutions to remember the Holodomor with appropriate activities designed to honor its victims and educate the world about this tragic episode in the world's history....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: David G. Argall, John H. Eichelberger, Patrick M. Browne, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Scott E. Hutchinson, Bob Mensch, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 242

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 241

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

Prime sponsor: Michele Brooks

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 240

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 239

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

Prime sponsor: Scott Martin

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate 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 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 Resolution 234

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

Prime sponsor: Randy Vulakovich

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-13-2018

Senate Resolution 229

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-12-2018

Senate Bill 1040

An Act amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rights and immunities, providing for military occupational streamlining....

Prime sponsor: Camera Bartolotta

Co-sponsors: Joseph B. Scarnati, Guy Reschenthaler, John R. Gordner, Vincent J. Hughes, Scott E. Hutchinson, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, Kim L. Ward, Ryan P. Aument, John C. Rafferty, Christine M. Tartaglione, Lisa Baker, Scott Wagner, Mike Regan, Gene Yaw, Randy Vulakovich, and Patrick J. Stefano

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 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 1045

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

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 02-09-2018

Senate Bill 775

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, Lisa Baker, John T. Yudichak, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, and Lawrence M. Farnese

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: State Government

Record published: 01-31-2018

Senate Bill 1030

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Anthony H. Williams, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, and Daylin Leach

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 1027

An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.586, No.127), known as the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act, making an editorial change and providing for duties of the Department of Environmental Protection and of pipeline operators....

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Andrew E. Dinniman, Mike Folmer, Ryan P. Aument, Bob Mensch, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Thomas H Killion, Judith L. Schwank, and John T. Yudichak

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 15

An Act providing for cost-effective reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and for the powers and duties of the Environmental Quality Board and the Department of Environmental Protection....

Prime sponsor: Jay Costa

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, Anthony H. Williams, Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Christine M. Tartaglione, Daylin Leach, Art Haywood, Andrew E. Dinniman, Charles T. McIlhinney, Lawrence M. Farnese, John P. Blake, and John C. Rafferty

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-26-2018

Senate Bill 827

An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, enacting the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015); providing for user direction and agreements, for disclosure of digital assets and electronic communications, for functions of fiduciaries and for compliance and immunity for custodians of digital assets and electronic communications; making conforming amendments; and providing for functions of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts....

Prime sponsor: Thomas H Killion

Co-sponsors: Patrick M. Browne, Jay Costa, Mike Folmer, Art Haywood, Vincent J. Hughes, Daniel Laughlin, Thomas J. McGarrigle, John C. Rafferty, Judith L. Schwank, and Randy Vulakovich

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 01-24-2018

Senate Resolution 257

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-23-2018

Senate Resolution 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 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 222

A Resolution recognizing October 26, 2017, as "Lights On Afterschool Day" in Pennsylvania.

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: Ryan P. Aument, John P. Sabatina, Andrew E. Dinniman, Patrick M. Browne, Wayne D. Fontana, David G. Argall, Camera Bartolotta, John H. Eichelberger, James R. Brewster, Stewart J. Greenleaf, Lawrence M. Farnese, Lisa M. Boscola, John C. Rafferty, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Thomas H Killion, Christine M. Tartaglione, and Scott Wagner

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 221

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 220

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

Prime sponsor: Charles T. McIlhinney

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 219

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

Prime sponsor: John C. Rafferty

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 218

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

Prime sponsor: Bob Mensch

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Resolution 217

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

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-18-2018

Senate Bill 1017

An Act providing for the protection of water supplies.

Prime sponsor: Judith L. Schwank

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Christine M. Tartaglione, Andrew E. Dinniman, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, Ryan P. Aument, and Bob Mensch

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 874

An Act providing for the establishment of sexual harassment and sexual violence online reporting system by postsecondary institutions.

Prime sponsor: Lisa Baker

Co-sponsors: Lawrence M. Farnese, Patrick M. Browne, John T. Yudichak, Bob Mensch, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Bill 872

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in safe schools, further providing for definitions and for policy relating to bullying....

Prime sponsor: Art Haywood

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, Wayne D. Fontana, Guy Reschenthaler, Thomas H Killion, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Judith L. Schwank, and Thomas J. McGarrigle

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Education

Record published: 01-17-2018

Senate Resolution 211

A Resolution urging the President and the Congress of the United States to make emergency financial resources available to assist Puerto Rico and its residents in recovering from Hurricane Maria....

Prime sponsor: Christine M. Tartaglione

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Judith L. Schwank, Wayne D. Fontana, John C. Rafferty, Patrick M. Browne, John P. Sabatina, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 01-11-2018

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 924

An Act amending Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in machinery and equipment loans, further providing for definitions, for establishment and for eligibility for loans and terms and conditions and providing for machinery and equipment grants; and making editorial changes....

Prime sponsor: James R. Brewster

Co-sponsors: Wayne D. Fontana, John T. Yudichak, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, Bob Mensch, Jay Costa, and Judith L. Schwank

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 923

An Act establishing the Manufacturing Competitiveness Board within the Department of Community and Economic Development and providing for its powers and duties; and providing for a Commonwealth manufacturing strategy....

Prime sponsor: John T. Yudichak

Co-sponsors: James R. Brewster, John P. Sabatina, Christine M. Tartaglione, Vincent J. Hughes, and Jay Costa

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-28-2017

Senate Bill 656

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne D. Fontana

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-13-2017

Senate Bill 975

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

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 12-04-2017

Senate Bill 969

An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: Thomas J. McGarrigle, Thomas H Killion, John C. Rafferty, Jay Costa, Vincent J. Hughes, John P. Blake, Wayne D. Fontana, Anthony H. Williams, Christine M. Tartaglione, Judith L. Schwank, Andrew E. Dinniman, Daniel Laughlin, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 12-01-2017

Senate Bill 965

An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in parking authorities, further providing for purposes and powers, for bonds, for money of authority and for management of authority funds in cities of the first class....

Prime sponsor: Lawrence M. Farnese

Co-sponsors: Sharif Street, Vincent J. Hughes, Art Haywood, Jay Costa, and Christine M. Tartaglione

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Local Government

Record published: 11-29-2017

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 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 940

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

Prime sponsor: Guy Reschenthaler

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Judiciary

Record published: 10-31-2017

Senate Bill 651

An Act providing for the capital budget for fiscal year 2017-2018; itemizing public improvement projects, furniture and equipment projects, transportation assistance projects, redevelopment assistance, flood control projects, Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund projects, Environmental Stewardship Fund projects, State forestry bridge projects, park and forest management projects, State ATV/Snowmobile Fund projects, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission projects, Oil and Gas Lease Fund projects and Motor License Fund projects to be constructed, acquired or assisted by the Department of General Services, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Transportation or the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, together with their estimated financial costs; authorizing the incurring of debt without the approval of the electors for the purpose of financing the projects to be constructed, acquired or assisted by the Department of General Services, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Transportation or the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission; authorizing the use of current revenue for the purpose of financing the projects to be constructed, acquired or assisted by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources or the Department of Transportation stating the estimated useful life of the projects; and making appropriations....

Prime sponsor: Patrick M. Browne

Co-sponsors: and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-30-2017

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 883

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

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Patrick M. Browne, Vincent J. Hughes, Charles T. McIlhinney, Jay Costa, Judith L. Schwank, Kim L. Ward, Patrick J. Stefano, John P. Blake, Scott Wagner, and Sharif Street

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-25-2017

Senate Resolution 164

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

Prime sponsor: Wayne Langerholc

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-24-2017

Senate Bill 932

An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, in senior citizens property tax and rent rebate assistance, further providing for the definition of "income."...

Prime sponsor: John R. Gordner

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

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Committee assignment: Finance

Record published: 10-19-2017

Senate Resolution 145

A Resolution recognizing the month of June 2017 as "LGBT Pride Month" in Pennsylvania in celebration of LGBT accomplishments and contributions to this Commonwealth and making a strong recommitment to fight for LGBT equality....

Prime sponsor: Sharif Street

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Andrew E. Dinniman, Wayne D. Fontana, Patrick M. Browne, Lawrence M. Farnese, Christine M. Tartaglione, Art Haywood, John T. Yudichak, Jay Costa, Camera Bartolotta, John P. Blake, and Vincent J. Hughes

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted

Record published: 10-18-2017

Senate Bill 741

An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in facilities and supplies, further providing for deposits into account; and repealing provisions relating to expiration of chapter....

Prime sponsor: Stewart J. Greenleaf

Co-sponsors: Daylin Leach, Vincent J. Hughes, Jay Costa, John C. Rafferty, Lawrence M. Farnese, John T. Yudichak, Sharif Street, Guy Reschenthaler, and Art Haywood

Passed House Passed Senate Enacted