Post Session Report: June 12, 2012

SB 8, PN 2269 (Folmer) – This legislation is titled the Pennsylvania Health Information Technology Act.  This initiative was known as PHIX (Pennsylvania Health Information Exchange) under the prior administration.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 866, PN 2270 (Ward) – Extends the sunset provision of the Volunteer Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Act.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 1528, PN 2213 (Greenleaf) – This bill amends the Occupational Therapy Practice Act further providing for creation of the board and providing for impaired professionals program.  A vote of 46-1 was recorded.

SB 1545, PN 2267 (White) – This bill would amend the Department of Banking Code to transfer the duties of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission to the Department of Banking.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 1546, PN 2268 (Gordner) – Senate Bill 1546 amends the Act of June 27, 1996 (the Community Economic Development Enhancement Act) to codify the State Tax Equalization Board into the Act.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

HB 1916, PN 3634 (Millard) – House Bill 1916 provides for a freestanding act to the known as the Flood Control and Disaster Mitigation Itemization Act of 2012.  Senator Gordner offered amendment A11641 that further provides for project funding in certain locals.  The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.