Post Session Report: January 25, 2012

HB 1294, PN 3007 (Godshall) – Amends Title 66 (Public Utilities) further providing for the recovery of the costs of distribution system improvement projects.  A vote of 49-0 was recorded.

HB 1582, PN 2999 (Taylor) – Amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) to grant authorities that have created business improvement districts (BID) the option of assessing residential condominiums in the same manner they currently assess apartment buildings and office buildings.  A vote of 49-0 was recorded.

SR 216, PN 1913 (Argall) – Directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study of the malt beverage brewing industry in Pennsylvania.  The resolution was adopted.

HB 1458, PN 2996 (Tallman) – Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) as it provides for nonreceiprocity of operational limitations.  The Senate concurred in House amendments by a vote of 48-1.

Executive Nominations

The Senate approved the following nomination by a vote of 30-19:

The Honorable Terence Farrell, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

The Senate approved the following nominations by a vote of 49-0:

Ada Rivera, Pennsylvania Cancer Control, Prevention & Research Advisory Board

Susan N. Sutto, Erie County Convention Center Authority

The Honorable Noah W. Wenger, State Harness Racing Commission

Timothy R. Thyreen, Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Bart Burne, Ed.D., Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission

Todd Edward Naylor, Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission

Jeffrey R. Elliott, Esquire, State Board of Physical Therapy

Timothy M. Schell, P.T., State Board of Physical Therapy