Post Session Report :: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

SB 61 PN 1846 (Greenleaf): This bill amends Title 75 to permit Bike Medics to operate their bicycles with the same rights and responsibilities as police officers on a bicycle. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments and the bill was approved 50-0.

SB 489 PN 1847 (Yaw):  This bill amends the Check Casher Licensing Act of 1998 to lower the fee for cashing a government check or government assistance check; to require public posting of fees and to allow recovery of losses due to fraudulent representation. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments and the bill was approved 50-0.

SB 1153 PN 1807 (Vogel): This bill names several bridges and roads throughout the Commonwealth. The Senate concurred the House’s amendments and the bill was approved 50-0.

SB 1192 PN 1717 (Wozniak): This bill authorizes the Department of General Services to dedicate a Commonwealth controlled right-of-way to Cresson Township, Cambria County for the purposes of building a road. The bill was approved with a vote of 50-0.

SB 1195 PN 1899 (White): This bill amends the “Pennsylvania Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act” (Act 175 of 2014) to update the deadlines for plan submission. The bill was originally approved with a vote of 42-8. Senator Costa motioned to reconsider the vote by which the bill was adopted, the motion was agreed to.  The bill was approved 41-9.

SB 1217 PN 1739 (Stefano): This bill designates a portion of State Route 523 in Somerset County as the Private First Class Nils G. Thompson Memorial Highway. The bill was approved with a vote of 50-0.

SB 1270 PN 1819 (Killion): The bill amends the Real Estate Appraisers Certification Act to bring Pennsylvania into compliance with federal standards. The bill was approved with a vote of 50-0.

SR 384 PN 1873 (Greenleaf): This resolution calls on Congress to address and remediate water contamination discovered after activity on former military bases in several townships in Montgomery and Bucks Counties (Horsham, Warminster, and Warrington).  The resolution was unanimously adopted.