Post Session Report: June 27, 2013

SB 725, PN 1295 (Corman) – Supplement to “An act to accept the grant of Public Lands, by the United States, to the several states, for the endowment of Agricultural Colleges,” appropriating $214,110,000 to the Pennsylvania State University and $15,584,000 to the Pennsylvania College of Technology for FY 2013-2014.The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

SB 726, PN 1296 (Corman) – Supplement to the University of Pittsburgh-Commonwealth Act providing $133,993,000 to the University of Pittsburgh for FY 2013-2014 for general support and $2,300,000 for rural outreach education. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

SB 727, PN 748 (Corman) – Supplement to the Temple University-Commonwealth Act providing $139,917,000 for general support of Temple University for FY 2013-2014. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

SB 728, PN 1297 (Corman) – Supplement to the Lincoln University-Commonwealth Act providing $13,163,000 to the trustees of Lincoln University for general support of the university for FY 2013-2014. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

SB 729, PN 1298 (Corman) – Act making appropriations to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania appropriating $28,000,000 to the university’s trustees for veterinary services for FY 2013-2014 and appropriating $261,000 for the Center for Infectious Disease. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

HB 26, PN 1944 (Keller) – Amends the Unemployment Compensation Law by providing for contributions by employees; establishing the Service and Infrastructure Improvement Fund; & further providing for the Unemployment Compensation Fund. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

SB 430, PN 360 (Argall) – Authorizes the Department of General Services, with the approval of the PA Historical and Museum Commission and the Governor, to grant and convey to the Borough of Ashland certain lands situate in the Borough, a portion of which is subject to Project 70 restrictions. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

HB 513, PN 556 (Stevenson) – Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, relating to small estates, to increase the limit for small estates from $25,000 to $50,000. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

HB 1122, PN 2085 (Gingrich) – Amends Title 68 (Real & Personal Property) by extending the current 7-year limitation on the withdrawal or conversion of real estate within flexible planned communities to now be a 10-year limitation. The bill was approved, 50 – 0.

Executive Nominations:

The following nominees were confirmed by a vote of 50 – 0:

  • Paula Vitz, Commonwealth of PA Council on the Arts
  • James H. Raith, Council of Trustees of Cheyney University
  • C. Edward Rogers, State Harness Racing Commission
  • Camille Baughman, State Board of Massage Therapy