Post Session Report :: Monday, May 8, 2017

HB 224, PN 426 (Simmons) – This bill would apply the good Samaritan civil immunities under Title 42 Pa.C.S to school bus drivers and school crossing guards who administers an EpiPen to a student.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

SB 354, PN 710 (Tomlinson) – Senate Bill 354 amends Act 48 of 1993 by requiring individuals with licenses, certificates or registrations issued under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs within the Department of State to report an arrest, indictment or conviction to the appropriate licensing board or commission.  A vote of 47-0 was recorded.

The Senate approved the following executive nominations by a vote of 47-0:

Michael Firestine, Animal Health and Diagnostic Commission (reappointment)

Melvin Gehman, Animal Health and Diagnostic Commission (reappointment)

Philip Leinbach, Architects Licensure Board (reappointment)

Margaret Moore, State Board of Barber Examiners (new appointment)

Dominic Muniz, State Board of Barber Examiners (new appointment)

Gloria Rosado, State Board of Message Therapy (reappointment)

Anna Messmer-Wise, RN, State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (reappointment)

Carolyn Gatty, State Board of Occupational Therapy Education and Licensure (reappointment)

Tammy Frey, PTA, State Board of Physical Therapy (reappointment)

Melissa Haluszczak, State Board of Podiatry (reappointment)

Any Keisling, State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors (new appointment)