Post Session Report: May 3, 2010

SB 288, PN 1864:  This bill establishes the State Board of Plumbing Contractors within the Department of Labor and Industry and creates the Plumbing Contractors Licensure Account in Treasury.  Senator Erickson offered amendment A6510 which was technical in nature.  The Senate agreed to the amendment and the bill went over as amended.

SB 507, PN 1865:  This bill establishes the Pennsylvania High-Risk Health Insurance Pool Act which allows for any individual who is and continues to be a resident of Pennsylvania and a citizen of the United States shall be eligible for coverage from the pool if they meet certain criteria.  A vote of 49-1 was recorded.

SB 1155, PN 1532:  An Act amending Title 16 (Counties), adding provisions for required fiscal security through bonding, blanket bonding and insuring of elected and appointed county officers and employees; providing for determining the form, amount and payment of premiums for and the filing and recording of the required security and for the subsequent issuance of official commissions; and making related repeals.  Senator Eichelberger offered amendment A6742 which was technical in nature.  The Senate agreed to the amendment and the bill went over as amended.