Post Session Report: May 26, 2010

SB 441, PN 2002:  The legislation amends the Public School Code by providing an update to the provisions related to disqualifications of candidates for teaching certificates.   The Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate by a vote of 47-0.

SB 918, PN 2000:  The bill creates a new Chapter 88 (Consolidated County Assessment Law) in Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) in order to consolidate the current county assessment laws.  The new assessment law would not apply to Allegheny County or Philadelphia.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 1011, PN 2001:  This legislation amends the Public School Code to create a “residency” teaching certificate for professionals with expertise in key fields.  A vote of 46-1 was recorded.

HB 1720, PN 3373:  This bill amends Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) providing that a person commits organized retail theft if the person organizes, coordinates, controls supervises, finances or manages any of the activities of an organized retail theft enterprise.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.