Post-Session Report

Post Session Report :: Monday, April 23, 2018

SB 1041, PN 1484 (Bartolotta) – The legislation provides for the creation and use of a Veteran Owned Small Business logotype and a Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business logotype.  Senator Bartolotta offered amendment A06900, which eliminates the “Disabled Veteran...

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Post Session Report:: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 SB 635, PN 1660 (Browne) - This bill allows for further consolidation of the collection of local, non-real estate taxes. A vote of 39-10 was recorded. SB 961, PN 1585 (Rafferty) - Amends Titles 18 and 75, to increase mandatory minimum...

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Post Session Report:: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

HB 595, PN 627 (Brown) - Amends Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) to allow condo and cooperative the ability to seek assistance and investigation from the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection in the event of a violation by the declarant or the...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, April 16, 2018

SB 880, PN 1431 (Langerholc) – The bill amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to allow for 102-inch wide trailers on all Pennsylvania highways.  A vote of 50-0 was recorded. HB 1341, PN 2065 (Pyle) – House Bill 1341 amends the Bituminous Coal Mine Safety Act to add “emergency...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, March 26, 2018

SB 114, PN 88 (Eichelberger) – This bill allows a municipal sewer authority to terminate service to commercial customers that have not paid their sewer bills for at least six months.  The Senate approved the bill, 49-0. HB 1486, PN 1893 (Zimmerman) – This bill exempts...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SB 313, PN 1321 (Boscola) - This legislation amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) to provide for victims of domestic violence in situations where altering a shared telephone contract plan is needed due to sharing a contract with an individual in which a victim has a...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 SB 761, PN 1383 (Argall)- This is a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution to allow each party’s candidate for Governor to select his or her running mate as Lieutenant Governor. A vote of 50-0 was recorded. SB 792, PN 1547...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, March 19, 2018

SB 792, PN 1004 (Alloway) – Amends Title 3 (Agriculture) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for labels and labeling for fertilizer as well as guidelines for fertilizer use on turf.  Senator Alloway offered amendment A06158- a gut and replace...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

SB 354 PN 1426 (Tomlinson):  The bill amends Act 48 of 1993 (a law dealing with powers and duties of the General Counsel of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs) to require self-reporting.  The Senate concurred the House amendments, 49-0. SB 894 PN 1372...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, February 5, 2018

HB 631, PN 668 (Marsico) – This bill amends Title 42 to require the court, upon sentencing a person for a Tier III sex offense under the Adam Walsh Act (relating to sexual offenses and tier system), to order the offender to serve a three-year period of probation...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

SB 799 PN 1451 (Alloway): The legislation revises the distribution and use of Growing Greener program funds, and it establishes a long-term nutrient credit purchasing program, the “Pennsylvania Clean Water Procurement Program,” under the Department of Environmental...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

SB 234, PN 1443 (Blake) – Senate Bill 234 creates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE) in Pennsylvania.  The state program authorizes local governments to spur economic development by making it possible for commercial and industrial property owners to...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, January 29, 2018

SB 52, PN 1425 (Greenleaf) – This legislation amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) by adding Chapter 98, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program.  This is for individuals aged 16-18 who have terminated their attendance at a secondary school without achieving...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SB 977 PN 1421 (Gordner): The bill amends the Regulatory Review Act, providing additional legislative oversight of the regulatory review process.  The bill was approved by a vote of 29-21. HB 1448 PN 2921 (Cutler): This bill would require the PA Department of...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SB 52 PN 33 (Greenleaf): This legislation amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) by adding Chapter 98, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program.  Senator Vulakovich offered Amendment A03391, which makes redefines definitions within the bill, adds wording for...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018 SB 817, PN 1249 (Rafferty) – This bill authorizes DGS to extend the original terms of Lease Agreement #LML-2016-1.  This pertains the a 15-term lease of a portion of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans’ Center in Chester County.  A vote of...

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