SB 157, PN 2076 (Fontana) – This legislation creates a Task Force on Homeless Children’s Education that is charged with examining the educational needs and status of homeless children in this Commonwealth in order to develop and recommend a statewide proposal to provide a strong educational foundation for homeless children. A vote of 44-0 was recorded.
SB 466, PN 455 (Browne) – This legislation amends Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for death action. A vote of 44-0 was recorded.
SB 1296, PN 1983 (Piccola) – This legislation amends the Public School Code of 1949 to provide for greater transparency and accountability in superintendent and assistant superintendent contracts by setting new requirements for the content of those contracts and subjecting them to the Right-to-Know Law. A vote of 44-0 was recorded.
HB 1596, PN 3167 (Toohil) – This legislation amends Title 42 regarding the powers and duties of the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC). A vote of 44-0 was recorded.
HB 2133, PN 2978 (Oberlander) – This legislation designates a bridge lying between Armstrong and Clarion Counties. A vote of 44-0 was recorded.
The following Executive Nominations were approved by a vote of 44-0:
Robert D. Winegardner, Pennsylvania Council on Aging
Larry C. Skinner, Council of Trustees of Cheyney University
Joseph I. Wells, Council of Trustees of Cheyney University
Mariellen Brickley-Raab, RDH, State Board of Dentistry
Alice A. Zemba, Board of Trustees of Ebensburg Center
Joseph F. McGinn, Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education
K. Scott Baker, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
John Paone, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
Susan Delaney, Council of Trustees of Indiana University
Mark A. Holman, Council of Trustees of Indiana University
Robert H. Shoop, Jr., Esquire; Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board
Becky D. Lesik, LMT, State Board of Massage Therapy
J. Ward Guilday, Navigation Commission for the Delaware River and Its Navigable Tributaries
Ed Kisselback, Jr., Navigation Commission for the Delaware River and Its Navigable Tributaries
Roy Pino, Navigation Commission for the Delaware River and Its Navigable Tributaries
Paul L. West, Ed.D., LPC, NCC; State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors