Post Session Report: March 26, 2012

SB 1036, PN 1301 (Vance) – This bill amends the Liquid Fuels Tax Municipal Allocation Law, further providing for allocated money.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1200, PN 2009 (Folmer) – This bill amends Title 62 (Procurement), further providing for sole source procurement and for emergency procurement.  Senator Folmer offered Amendment A09332, which was technical in nature.  The Senate agreed to the amendment and the bill went over as amended.

SB 1261, PN 1625 (Erickson) – This bill amends Chapter 56 (Municipality Authorities Act) within Tile 53 (Municipalities Generally) to add storm water management planning and projects to the powers of municipal authorities.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1298, PN 1864 (Smucker) – This bill amends the PA Farmland and Forest Land Assessment ACT (Clean and Green) to provide certain composting and nutrient management activities on land enrolled in clean and green.  A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

Executive Nominations: The Senate approved the following nominations by a vote of 48-0:

Colonel Gerald E. Otterbien, Brigadier General, Pennsylvanian Air National Guard
Nancy Vasta, Council of Trustees of Bloomsburg University
Joel S. Noumoff, M.D., Pennsylvania Cancer Control, Prevention & Research Advisory Board
Paulette A. Burnside, State Board of Crane Operators
Richard T. Hawley, O.D., State Board of Optometry
Karl E. Streilein, State Board of Optometry
Sarah R. Gibson, Board of Trustees of Polk Center
Carol D. Sides, State Recreation Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors