Post Session Report :: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

SB 785 PN 1107 (Eichelberger): This bill amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes providing for changes in definitions. This legislation clarifies when a building is deemed taxable. The bill was approved 46-1.

HB 823 PN 2181 (Greiner): This bill amends the Local Tax Collection Law. This bill will resolve issues in regards to continuing education for tax collectors and makes technical changes to definitions. The bill requires temporary tax collectors to complete a criminal background check. The bill was approved 45-2.

SB 513 PN 1139 (McGarrigle): This bill amends the Solid Waste Management Act to regulate the transport of liquefied solid waste. Under this legislation, landfills would be allowed to dispose of liquid waste in both municipal and privately owned landfills. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments with a vote of 47-0.

SB 875 PN 1187 (Bartolotta): This bill provides for liability limits for the use of treated mine water. This legislation allows for the use of treated mine water for oil and gas development. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments with a vote of 29-18.

SR 149 PN 1128 (Wozniak): This resolution encourages Congress to not change any force structure sizes until the National Commission on the Future of the Army has assessed and reported on the appropriate size of the US Army in February 2016. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments with a vote of 47-0.