Post Session Report :: Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

SB 30, PN 11 (Eichelberger) – This bill amends Title 30 (Fish) by giving the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission the power to set fees for fishing and boating in the Commonwealth (this is currently done by the Legislature). A vote of 47-2 was recorded.

SB 192, PN 224 (Stefano) – This bill amends Title 34 (Game) by giving the Pennsylvania Game Commission the power to set fees for hunting and furtaking in the Commonwealth (this is currently done by the Legislature). A vote of 47-2 was recorded.

SR 36, PN 552 (Folmer) – This resolution urges Congress to reauthorize the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, which prevents the Department of Justice from spending funds to interfere with the implementation of state medical marijuana laws. The Senate approved the resolution, 47-2.

The following executive nominations were confirmed by a vote of 49-0:

Sheri Risler, State Board of Accountancy (new appointment)

Shaina Hilsey, Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education (new appointment)

Logan Steigerwalt, Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education (new appointment)

Brian Swatt, Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education (new appointment)

Dina Klavon, State Board of Landscape Architects (new appointment)

Robert Wernicki, State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (new appointment)

Luanna Chubb, State Board of Optometry (new appointment)

Sandra Campbell, State Board of Physical Therapy (new appointment)

Geraldine Grzybek, State Board of Physical Therapy (new appointment)

Elizabeth Catania, State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists (reappointment)

Francis Stangon, Jr., State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists (new appointment)

Katherine Bradley, State Board of Psychology (new appointment)

Neal Hufford, Jr., State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons (new appointment)

George Mermon, State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers, and Salespersons (reappointment)

Daniel Murphy, III, State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons (reappointment)

Scott Weisser, State Board of Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons (reappointment)