HB 824, PN 3661 (Saylor) – This legislation amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) by adding Chapter 98, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.
SB 945, PN 1718 (Brooks) – Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for contributions to Veterans’ Trust Fund. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.
SB 1001, PN 1775 (Costa) – Enacts the Public Health Emergency Act authorizing the Secretary of Health to declare a public health emergency under specific conditions as provided in the Public Health Emergency Act. Senator Costa offered amendment A07818 which makes several technical changes to the legislation. The amendment was agreed to via a voice vote and the bill went over in its order as amended.
SB 1132, PN 1644 (Greenleaf) – This bill amends Title 44 (Law and Justice) by adding a new chapter establishing the Pennsylvania Alternative Dispute Resolution (ARD) Commission and providing for its powers and duties. A vote of 45-3 was recorded.
SB 1171, PN 1779 (Brooks) – Amends Titles 3 (Agriculture) and 27 (Environmental Resources) of the PA Consolidated Statutes in nutrient management and odor management and defines memberships and duties. Senator Brooks offered amendment A07670 which increased appointed members to the advisory board from 5 to 6 and mandates the members be appointed geographically from across the state. The amendment was agreed to via a voice vote and the bill went over in its order as amended.
SB 1172, PN 1820 (Vulakovich) – The legislation amends Act 133 of 2006 and the Price Gouging Statute which takes effect upon the issuance of emergency declarations by the Governor or municipal officials pursuant to Title 35 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.
HB 1918, PN 2709 (Phillips-Hill) – Amends Title 18 (Crimes Code) to establish the crime of Possession and use of unlawful devices. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.
HB 1979, PN 2837 (Schemel) – Amends Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) to eliminate the sunset provision on a particular statute of limitation for civil actions. A vote of 48-0 was recorded.
HB 2067, PN 3680 (Taylor) – Designates a section of Pennsylvania Route 73 in Philadelphia as the “Police Officer Isabel Nazario Memorial Highway.” The bill was amended to include a number of additional road and bridge namings. Senator Rafferty offered amendment A07690 which made a technical change. The amendment was agreed to via a voice vote and the bill went over in its order.
SB 1095, PN 1877 (McGarrigle) – This bill would allow high school students to become eligible for graduation if it is dependent upon proficiency on the Keystone Exams. Senator McGarrigle offered amendment A07790 which provides for the preparation of an annual report regarding the presentation of evidence for graduation to be presented to the Governor and legislative leaders. The amendment was agreed to via a voice vote and the bill went over in its order as amended.