Post Session Report: July 3, 2013

SB 10, PN 1322 (Scarnati) – Amends 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 Office for Safe Schools and providing for allocation of certain appropriated funds. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 49 – 0.

SB 155, PN 1211 (Greenleaf) – Amends the Rabies Prevention and Control in Domestic Animals and Wildlife Act to modernize the act and provide an exemption for dogs and cats in cases when a vaccination would be detrimental to the health of the animal. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 49 – 0.

SB 591, PN 1326 (Vulakovich) – Amends the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, in Local Government Capital Project Loan Fund provisions, further providing for assistance to municipalities. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 49 – 0.

SB 700, PN 1320 (Scarnati) – Amends the Second Class County Port Authority Act to make changes to the composition of the Board of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 31 – 18.

HB 465, PN 2211 (Mackenzie) – Amends the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, further providing in realty transfer tax for definitions and excluded transactions. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 47 – 2.

HB 1075, PN 2203 (Moul) – Amends the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, providing for medical assistance payments, coverage, copay, premiums; for payments to counties for services to children; quality care assessment, Trauma Systems Stabilization, human services block grant program. Senator Costa moved to suspend Senate Rule 13 to refer to a prior printer’s number, the motion was defeated 27 – 22. The Senate concurred on House amendments to the bill by a vote of 27 – 22.

Executive Nominations:

The following nominees were confirmed by a vote of 49 – 0:,

  • Max P. Gannon, Jr., Council of Trustees of Mansfield University
  • Patrick Henderson, Council of Trustees of Mansfield University
  • Bobbi Kilmer, Council of Trustees of Mansfield University
  • Karen J. Russell, Council of Trustees of Mansfield University
  • Pamela A. Witmer, Council of Trustees of Mansfield University
  • Carrie L. DeLone, M.D., Physician General