Post Session Report: October 21, 2013

HB 421, PN 2415 (Harris)-Amends the Unemployment Compensation Law, in prelim. provisions, for defs.; in contributions, for employer’s reserve accounts, for relief from charges & agreements; in compensation, for qualifications; in penalties; in shared work program. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 894, PN 994 (Alloway)- An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) authorizing the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners to obtain criminal history record checks. Senator Alloway offered amendment A03973 which was technical in nature. The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.

HB 925, PN 2190 (P. Costa)- An Act designating each of the bridges that carry Lincoln Highway over Electric Avenue, in North Braddock Borough, Allegheny County, State Bridge No. 02 0030 0230 0001 and State Bridge No. 02 0030 0231 0000, as the AMVETS Memorial Bridge; designating a portion of Pennsylvania Route 662 in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, as the Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway; designating a certain interchange in Greene County as the Sergeant Michael Todd May, Interchange; and designating the Murtland Avenue Exit from Interstates 79 and 70 onto State Route 19 in Washington, Washington County, as the Lance Corporal Ryan J. Kovacicek, USMC, Exit. Senator Costa offered amendment A04020 which was technical in nature. The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.

SB 1046, PN 1304 (Mensch)-Amends the Second Class Township Code further providing for the operating reserve fund. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1081, PN 1354 (Eichelberg)-Amends the First Class Township Code further providing for filing and recording of ordinances. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1082, PN 1355 (Eichelberg)-Amends the Second Class Township Code further providing for filing and recording of ordinances. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1090, PN 1423 (Baker)-Amends Title 34 (Game) further providing for resident license and fee exemptions. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SB 1102, PN 1424 (Scarnati)-Amends Title 30 (Fish) further providing for disabled veterans and former prisoners of war. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.

SR 70, PN 789 (Mensch)- A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study the issue of specialty tier prescription drug pricing in Pennsylvania. Senator Mensch offered amendment A04030 which states that the committee report its findings and recommendations to the Senate no later than July 15, 2014. The Senate amended and adopted the resolution.