Post Session Report: March 12, 2013

SB 82, PN47 (Greenleaf) – The bill amends what is commonly referred to as the Puppy Lemon Law, further providing for dog purchaser protection. The bill passed on a recorded vote of 49-0.

SB 194, PN 135 (Folmer) – This bill amends the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act to repeal the requirement that the Insurance Department prepares an annual Medical Malpractice statistical report. The bill passed on a recorded vote of 45-4.

SB470, PN 411 (Browne) – This bill amends the Public School Code to establish a new equitable formula to distribute special education funding and an accountability system to ensure effective investment of resources, and establishes a special education funding commission.  The bill passed on a recorded vote of 49-0.