Post Session Report: September 22, 2014

SB 720, PN 2273 (Baker) – An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for disaster emergency assistance; and establishing the Public Disaster Assistance Grant Program. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

SB 838, PN 2274 (Alloway) – An Act amending the act of August 9, 1955 (P.L.323, No.130), known as The County Code, in fiscal affairs, further providing for authorization of hotel tax; and providing for hotel room rental tax in certain third class counties, for hotel room rental tax in certain fourth class counties, for hotel room rental tax in second class township, for hotel room rental tax in additional fourth class counties, for hotel room rental tax in other fourth class counties, for hotel room rental tax in certain other fourth class counties and for hotel room rental tax in certain sixth class counties.

Senator White offered amendment A02274 which includes Armstrong county regarding authorization of hotel tax. The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.

HB 241, PN 254 (Petri) – Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) by providing for the definition of fire department vehicle.

Senator Rafferty offered amendment A009652, which clarifies exemptions regarding Class C licenses. The amendment was agreed to and the bill went over as amended.