Post Session Report: October 8, 2014

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

HB 201, PN 4238 (Dunbar)- Amends Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in source selection and contract formation, further providing for competitive sealed proposals; providing for investment activities in Iran; and imposing civil penalties.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 476, PN 2186 (Argall)-Creates the Correctional Officers Investigation Procedure Act to establish guidelines and procedures during investigations of correctional officers by the Department of Corrections.  A vote of 48-2 was recorded.

HB 573, PN 4170 (Fleck)-Amends Title 75 by further defining neighborhood electric vehicles and the term pedal-cycle with electronic assist.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 764, PN 4239 (Watson)- Amends Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for sentencing for offenses involving online impersonation; and, in DNA data and testing, further providing for policy, for definitions, for powers and duties of State Police, for State DNA Data Base, for State DNA Data Bank, for State Police recommendation of additional offenses, for procedural compatibility with FBI and for DNA sample required upon conviction, delinquency adjudication and certain ARD cases; providing for collection from persons accepted from other jurisdictions; further providing for procedures for withdrawal, collection and transmission of DNA samples, for procedures for conduct, disposition and use of DNA analysis; providing for request for modified DNA search; and further providing for DNA data base exchange, for expungement and for mandatory cost.   A vote of 44-6 was recorded.

HB 939, PN 4250 (Godshall)-Amends Title 66 (Public Utility Code) to reauthorize Chapter 14 of the Code dealing with termination of utility service.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 1135, PN 4269 (Gabler)-Renames multiple roads and bridges throughout the Commonwealth. Senator Corman offered amendment # A10286 which adds additional roads.  The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over in its order.

SB 1310, PN 2190 (Hutchinson)-Creates the “Pennsylvania Grade Crude Development Advisory Council.”  A vote of 49-1 was recorded.

HB 1357, PN 4256 (Hefley)-Amends Title 18 (Crimes Code) and Title 75 (Vehicle Code) to address impersonating a law enforcement officer and the sale of emergency vehicles.  A vote of  50-0 was recorded.

SB 1361, PN 2326 (Ward)-Establishes the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 1436, PN 4244 (Truit)-Expands the types of food-related allergic disorders in children for which health insurance carriers in PA are required to cover the cost of treatment in the form of medically necessary amino acid-based elemental formulas.  A vote of 48-2 was recorded.

HB 1440, PN 1951(Boback)-Amends the PA Construction Code Act by clarifying the definition “agricultural building” to include high tunnels.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 1481, PN 2372 (Erickson)-Amends the Solid Waste Management Act (P.L. 380, Act 97 of 1980) regarding the transportation of residual waste.  A vote of 49-1 was recorded.

HB 1550, PN 4270 (Milne)-Consolidates five existing business financing programs and places under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) and establishes the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 1714, PN 4271 (Petri)-Amends the act of April 6, 1951 (P.L.69, No.20), known as The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951, further providing for disposition of abandoned personal property.  A vote of 29-21 was recorded.

HB 1816, PN 4276 (Tobash)-Amends the Public School Code to allow for continuing professional development in manufacturing and establishes requirements for the satisfactory completion of a basic skills assessment for baccalaureate teach preparation programs.  This bill also adds two sections to the Public School Code. One relates to school employee applicants subjectibility to an employment history review. The other requires the Department of Education to monitor public safety and criminal justice information.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 2092, PN 4273 (M.K. Keller)-Amends Title 75 to provide a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exemption for drivers of covered farm vehicles to conform to Federal Law.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 2110, PN 3342 (Benninghoff)-Amends the PA Lottery Law to provide for a permanent reduction of the mandated minimum rate of return or “profit margin.” Amendment # A 10290 was offered by Senator Pileggi.  The amendment was approved on a vote of 50-0.  The bill was referred to the Appropriations Committee.

HB 2310, PN 4274 (Sonney)-Authorizes the conveyance of several pieces of property to Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society in Erie County, a land conveyance in Lycoming County and an ingress and egress easement conveyance in the City of Erie.  The bill also reenacts land conveyances in Act 100 of 2014.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 83, PN 2323 (Greenleaf)-Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in special vehicles and pedestrians, providing for regulation and operation of neighborhood electric vehicles.  The Senate concurred on amendments placed by the House of Representatives.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 807, PN 2338 (McIlhinney)-Amends the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act by creating a voluntary license for a bachelor of social work.  The Senate concurred on amendments placed by the House of Representatives.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 1290, PN 2320 (Vulakovich)-Requires the disclosure of mobile communications tracking information; and providing for immunity. The Senate concurred on amendments placed by the House of Representatives.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 435, PN 4225( Moul)-Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) further providing for persons required to report suspected child abuse, reporting, confidentiality, family day-care home residents & other persons; providing for study; & making editorial changes.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

HB 1654, PN 2274 (Cruz)-Amends the act of September 9, 1965 (P.L.497, No.251), known as the Newborn Child Testing Act, further providing for newborn child screening and follow-up program.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded.