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Post Session Report 2020

Post Session Report :: Thursday, May 28, 2020

HB 2387, PN 3837 (Saylor) – This bill is the General Appropriation Act interim funding for FY 2020-21. The legislation includes both supplemental appropriation adjustments for the current 2019-20 fiscal year and appropriations for the 2020-21 fiscal year for the...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

HB 102, PN 101 (Maloney) – This bill amends Title 34 (Game) by allowing all public schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to conduct a hunter education course. A vote of 50-0 was recorded. SB 377, PN 1401 (Boscola) – Increases the penalty for killing Bald or...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

HB 327, PN 3678 (Warren) - Amends the act of April 12, 1951, also known as the Liquor Code, to provide for the temporary sale of prepared beverages and mixed drinks for off-premise consumption by licensees during the COVID-19 disaster emergency. A vote of 48-0 was...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

SB 976, PN 1481 (Regan) - Specifically enables the establishment of veterans’ courts, including regional courts. Senator Hughes offered amendment A05557 which places a freeze on evictions filed 30 days prior to the declaration of the statewide judicial emergency or...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, May 11, 2020

SB 959, PN 1650 (Bartolotta) - The bill amends the Human Services Code by further providing additional Medicaid funding to nursing facilities who care for ventilator or tracheostomy patients. A vote of 49-0 was recorded.

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

HB 360, PN 3657 (Topper) - Eliminates the ability to marry under the age of 18. Senator Costa offered amendment A05351 which fixes a technical reference for recertification of school employees’ FBI check. The amendment was agreed to by a voice vote. The bill was...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

HB 360, PN 3583 (Topper) - Eliminates the ability to marry under the age of 18. Senator Haywood offered amendment A05314 which changes recertification requirements during the pandemic of 2020. The amendment was approved by a voice vote and the bill went over in its...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

SB 417, PN 1652 (Martin) – This bill amends the Election Code to set a minimum votes-received threshold for write-in candidates in order for votes to be accepted/certified during a general election. A vote of 35-15 was recorded. HB 1869, PN 3582 (Owlett) – An Act...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, April 20, 2020

SB 417, PN 436 (Martin) – This bill amends the Election Code to set a minimum votes-received threshold for write-in candidates in order for votes to be accepted/certified during a general election. Senator Martin offered amendment A04626 which is a technical...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

SB 613, PN 1636 (Mensch) – This legislation amends The Administrative Code to update the IRS Publication 1075 language, related to Tax Information Security Guidelines for Federal, State and Local Agencies, to require individuals with access to Federal tax information...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, April 6, 2020

HB 775, PN 848 (Diamond) -  Requires the Department of Aging to cross-reference beneficiaries with death records maintained by the Department of Health on a monthly basis to better prevent cases of fraud and abuse. A vote of 50-0 was recorded.

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

SB 309, PN 286 (Reese) - The legislation would create the Pennsylvania First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act to allow an individual(s) to put up to $150,000 aside deductible from taxable income for the purchase of a single-family residence. A vote of 48-0 was...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

SB 432, PN 1490 (Phillips-Hill) - This bill would provide for expanded access to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate. A vote of 41-9 was recorded. SB 850, PN 1491 (Langerholc) - This bill would...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, February 3, 2020

SB 94, PN 940 (Martin) - This bill would ensure workers compensation coverage for volunteer firefighters, fire police, members of a volunteer ambulance corps if injured in the performance of their duties. It would also make volunteer firefighters and rescue personnel...

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Post Session Report :: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

HB 427, PN 2901 (Benninghoff) - The bill establishes the Fair Access to Cancer Treatment Act. A vote of 48-0 was recorded. SB 595, PN 1396 (Mensch) - This bill amends the Insurance Company Law of 1921, providing for coverage for mammographic examinations. A vote of...

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Post Session Report :: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

SB 133, PN 1185 (Argall) - This is a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution to allow each candidate for Governor to select his or her running mate as Lieutenant Governor. Senate concurred in House amendments. A vote of 46-3 was recorded. SB 30, PN...

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Post Session Report :: Monday, January 27, 2020

SB 491, PN 558 (J. Ward) - This legislation amends the Real Estate Appraisers Certification Act (No. 98 of 1990) by providing for the appointment of two Certified Pennsylvania Evaluators (CPEs). A vote of 48-1 was record. SB 492, PN 559 (Martin) - This legislation...

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