Post Session Report: June 19, 2012

HB 807, PN 3586 (Sonney) – This bill amends the “Biofuel Development and In-State Production Incentive Act” to provide for blending and registration requirements and for establishing penalties for violations of the act.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 920, PN 2301 (Browne) – This legislation creates the “Carbon Monoxide Alarm Standards Act,” which regulates the installation, maintenance and requirements of carbon monoxide alarms in Pennsylvania.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

HB 1307, PN 3771 (Milne) – House Bill 1307 limits the compensation of superintendents and assistant superintendents of school districts in financial distress; requires the Auditor General to conduct an audit every four years of school districts in financial distress; requires the Department of Education to provide annual reporting on intermediate unit funding, contracts and agreements; and allows students to wear military uniforms at graduation ceremonies.  A vote of 27-21 was recorded.

HB 1349, PN 3773 (Pickett) – The bill amends the Regulatory Act by requiring state agencies to consider the impact of proposed regulations on small businesses.  Senator Ferlo offered amendment A12110, which adds a sunset provision to the bill so that the impact of the legislation could be reviewed at that time.  The amendment failed 15-33.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded on the bill.

HB 1539, PN 3689 (Saylor) – This legislation amends the Workforce Development Act to establish the Keystone Works Program.  Senator Waugh offered amendment A12107 on behalf of Senator Gordner, which was technical in nature.  The amendment was agreed to and the bill was rereferred to the Committee on Appropriations.

SB 1551, PN 2300 (Greenleaf) – This bill amends Title 74 to designate the U.S. Route 202 Parkway as a scenic byway.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

HB 1960, PN 2674 (Vulakovich) – The legislation amends the Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers Act by defining the term “child” as well as removing some language.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

HB 2151, PN 3333 (Gabler) – This bill amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to provide for a vintage snowmobile permit.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

HB 2215, PN 3110 (Neuman) – This bill would designate an interchange in Washington County. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.