Post Session Report :: Monday, February 8, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

SB 568, PN 541 (Greenleaf) – Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries), relating to guardianships.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 606, PN 598 (McGarrigle) – This bill amends Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure), providing for limited liability for pilots and apprentices.  Senator McGarrigle offered amendment A05867, which changed the effective date of the bill from “July 1, 2015” to “immediately” in addition to other technical changes.  The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over in its order as amended.

SR 262, PN 1504 (Rafferty) – SR 262 urges the United States Surface Transportation Board, the United States Department of Justice, the United States Department of Transportation and the Congress of the United States to reject any plans submitted by Canadian Pacific Railway to acquire Norfolk Southern Corporation and to consider the potential negative impact of the proposal with respect to building a more efficient freight network in this Commonwealth.  The Resolution was adopted by the Senate.