Post Session Report: April 5, 2011

SB 302, PN 279: This bill amends the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund Act (Act 50 of 1993) to provide for additional reporting requirements.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 303, PN 280This bill amends the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (Act 108 of 1988) to provide for additional funding from civil penalties.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 325, PN 710:  The bill creates the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipelines Act which gives the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission general administrative authority to supervise and regulate pipeline operators within this Commonwealth consistent with Federal pipeline safety laws.  Senator Baker offered amendment A0966 that adds the definition for “unconventional well” among other aspects.   Senator Alloway also offered amendment A01258 which states that the assessment will not apply to boroughs.  The Senate agreed to the amendments and the bill went over its order.

SB 508, PN 508:  This legislation designates U.S. Route 62 in Mercer County as the Mercer County Veterans Highway.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.