Post Session Report: March 15, 2010

SB 213, PN 1686:  The legislation establishes the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children Act.  The bill authorizes Pennsylvania to enter into the Interstate Compact in order to make education more accessible to children of military families and make school transfers and transitions more uniform. It also establishes the State Council on Interstate Educational Opportunity for Military Children.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 526, PN 3169:  This bill amends the Model Act for the Regulation of Credit Life Insurance and Credit Accident and Health Insurance providing for debt termination and refund notification.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 747, PN 1724:  This bill creates a new act known as the Sale of Transportation Lands Act by authorizing the Department of Transportation to sell at public sale land acquired by the Department upon determination that the land is not needed for present or future transportation purposes.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 1044, PN 1618:  This bill amends Title 61 (Penal and Correctional Institutions) regulating the manner in which drugs may be returned and redispensed from correctional facilities.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 1117, PN 1486:  The bill amends the County Code to add an option to abolish the office of Jury Commissioner in third through eighth counties.  Senator Smucker offered amendment A5447, which was technical in nature.  The Senate agreed to the amendment and the bill went over as amended.