1 CALENDAR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA SESSION OF CONVENES AT 11:00 A.M. E.D.S.T. TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 015 Bill No. Print. No. TITLE OF BILL ACTION CONSUMER AFFAIRS BILLS An Act amending Title (Environmental Resources) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in conservation and natural resources, providing for water well construction standards. (Representatives GODSHALL, KILLION, READSHAW and others) -- Rules, July, 015 This bill amends Title in conservation and natural resources, providing for water well construction standards An Act amending the act of March 8, 1984 (P.L.150, No.8), known as the Automobile Lemon Law, further providing for the definition of "new motor vehicle." (Representatives SNYDER, KOTIK, DIAMOND and others) -- Rules, July, 015 This bill amends the Automobile Lemon Law, providing for the definition of "new motor vehicle."
2 51 58 EDUCATION BILL An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.0, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in transfers of credits between institutions of higher education, further providing for definitions, for duties of public institutions of higher education and for transfer and articulation oversight committee. (Representatives ROEBUCK, BISHOP, V. BROWN and others) -- Education, June, This bill amends the Public School Code to provide for uniform standards for awarding college credit for prior learning at public institutions of higher education. SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY BILL An Act amending the act of April 9, 199 (P.L.1, No.15), known as The Administrative Code of 199, in organization of departmental administrative boards and commissions and of advisory boards and commissions, further providing for the Environmental Quality Board. (Senators YUDICHAK, FONTANA, COSTA and others) -- Environmental Resources & Energy, July 1, This bill amends The Administrative Code of 199 to provide for the Environmental Quality Board. 8 8 FINANCE BILLS An Act amending the act of March 4, 191 (P.L., No.), known as the Tax Reform Code of 191, in tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax. (Representatives F. KELLER, BARRAR, CUTLER and others) -- Finance, July, 015 This amends the Tax Reform Code of 191 by providing a Sales and Use Tax exclusion on the retail purchase of gun locks and gun safes An Act amending the act of June, 00 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.18, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, in senior citizens property tax and rent rebate assistance, further providing for definitions. (Representatives SAMUELSON, HENNESSEY, BARBIN and others) -- Finance, July, 015 This bill increases the exemption for total death benefits from $5,000 to $10,000 when calculating income eligibility for the property tax/rent rebate program.
3 4 189 HEALTH BILLS An Act providing for unannounced inspections of certain facilities and persons that provide child day care; conferring powers and duties on the Department of Human Services; repealing provisions of the Public Welfare Code relating to registration provisions; and abrogating a regulation. (Representatives GODSHALL, KINSEY, KOTIK and others) -- Rules, July, 015 This bill provides for unannounced inspections of certain facilities and persons that provide child day care. 158 An Act amending the act of June 1, 19 (P.L.1, No.1), known as the Public Welfare Code, in public assistance, prohibiting eligibility for individuals convicted of drug distribution. (Representatives REGAN, SACCONE, BAKER and others) -- Health, June, This bill amends the Public Welfare Code to prohibit benefits eligibility for individuals convicted of drug distribution. SENATE JUDICIARY BILL An Act amending Title 4 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juries and jurors, further providing for exemptions from jury duty. (Senators GREENLEAF, FONTANA, BREWSTER and others) -- Judiciary, June 0, 015 This bill amends Title 4 providing for exemptions to jury duty LABOR AND INDUSTRY BILL An Act establishing guidelines and procedures governing certain investigations and interrogations of correctional officers by the Department of Corrections; authorizing certain civil suits by correctional officers; and providing for impact of collective bargaining agreements and for summary suspensions. (Representatives BOBACK, MATZIE, D. COSTA and others) -- Labor & Industry, June, This bill Establishes the Correctional Officers Investigation Procurement Act.
4 1555 STATE GOVERNMENT BILLS An Act amending Titles 4 (Education), 51 (Military Affairs) and 1 (State Government) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Title 4, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions and construction and providing for references; in retirement membership, contributions and benefits, further providing for mandatory and optional membership, for credited school service, for waiver of adjustments and for classes of service, for elections, for eligibility points, for eligibility for annuities, for eligibility for refunds, for pickup contributions, for member contributions, for contributions for purchase of credit, for annual compensation limit, for contributions by Commonwealth, for payments by employers, for actuarial cost method, for appropriations by Commonwealth, for return of accumulated deductions, for single life annuity, for disability annuities, for termination of annuities and payment of benefits; providing for school employees' defined contribution plan; in administrative and miscellaneous provisions, further providing for the Public School Employees' Retirement Board, for administrative duties of board, for health insurance, for advisory and reporting duties, for application and election duties, for duties of employers, for rights and duties of school employees and members, for management of fund and accounts, for Public School Employees' Retirement Fund, for State accumulation account, for annuity reserve account, for State guarantee, for taxation, for attachment and assignment of funds, for approval of domestic relations orders, for irrevocable survivor annuitant and for amendment of approved domestic relations orders; providing for irrevocable successor payee; further providing for fraud and adjustment of errors and for payments to school entities by Commonwealth; providing for payments to school entities by Commonwealth commencing with the school year; in health insurance for retired school employees, further providing for definitions; in Title 51, in employment preferences and pensions, further providing for military leaves of absence; in Title 1, in retirement for State employees and officers, further providing for definitions, for preliminary provisions and for membership, credited service, classes of service, and eligibility benefits, providing for State Employees' Defined Contribution Plan, further providing for contributions, for benefits and for administration, funds and accounts; and making editorial changes. (Representatives KAMPF, ROSS, TURZAI and others) -- State Government, June, This bill establishes the State Employees' Defined Contribution Plan for state employees who begin service on or after January 1, 01 and the Public School Employees' Defined Contribution Plan for school employees who begin service on or after July 1, 01. 4
5 SENATE STATE GOVERNMENT BILLS An Act providing for notice and disclosure of proposed collective bargaining agreements and related documents and for open records. (Senators STEFANO, SCARNATI, CORMAN and others) -- State Government, June 5, This bill requires that a public employer shall provide notice prior to signing a proposed collective bargaining agreement VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREP. BILL An Act amending Title 5 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions, providing for confidentiality of personal information of public safety officials. (Representatives PETRI, KORTZ, FARRY and others) -- Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, June 8, This bill protects the confidential information of public safety officials. SENATE THIRD CONSIDERATION INSURANCE BILL An Act amending the act of July 11, 199 (nd Sp.Sess., P.L.189, No.10), known as the Flood Insurance Education and Information Act, further providing for flood insurance education and information. (Senators WARD, EICHELBERGER, SCAVELLO and others) -- Appropriations, July, 015 Fiscal-Note Attached This bill amends the Flood Insurance Education and Information Act, providing for flood insurance education and information. 5
6 SENATE THIRD CONSIDERATION JUDICIARY BILL An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 4 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access; and, in governance of the system, providing for petition for expungement or order for limited access fee. (Senators GREENLEAF, STACK, BREWSTER and others) -- Appropriations, July, 015 Fiscal-Note Attached This bill amends Title 18, and 4, providing for general regulations and providing for order for limited access RESOLUTIONS A Resolution honoring the life and contributions of John Patrick Stanton, humanitarian, activist and founder of the prolife movement in this Commonwealth, who died on January 1, 014, at 8 years of age. (Representatives MURT, BAKER, BOBACK and others) -- Health, June, A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to defeat H.R. 0 and any other legislation which would prohibit states from authorizing and conducting Internet gaming. (Representatives PAYNE, KOTIK, D. COSTA and others) -- Gaming Oversight, June 0, 015 A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data maintained by the Department of Education and the Department of Human Services on the number of transition-age youth and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (Representatives D. MILLER, MURT, BISHOP and others) -- Human Services, July 0, A Resolution appointing a committee and empowering it to make investigation. (Representatives CUTLER, GREINER, DIAMOND and others) -- Judiciary, June 4, 015 1
7 RESOLUTIONS PURSUANT TO RULE 5 A Resolution honoring the life and public service contributions of William F. Ross of Montgomery County and extending condolences to his family. (Representatives BRIGGS, KIRKLAND, BENNINGHOFF and others) -- February 5, 015 A Resolution honoring Rocco Mediate for his outstanding career as a professional golfer. (Representatives KRIEGER, COHEN, READSHAW and others) -- April 15, A Resolution honoring the life and memory of the Honorable Thomas F. Lamb, former Senator of Pennsylvania and member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. (Representatives D. MILLER, TURZAI, P. COSTA and others) -- June, 015 A Resolution designating the months of June, July and August 015 as "Summer Reading Games Months 015" in Pennsylvania. (Representatives V. BROWN, BISHOP, COHEN and others) -- June, 015 A Resolution congratulating St. David's Episcopal Church in Radnor on its 00th anniversary. (Representatives KAMPF, ADOLPH, AND MILNE) -- June, A Resolution noting the timely and coordinated actions of emergency personnel and the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia following an Amtrak derailment in Port Richmond May 1, 015, and praising the particular initiative of area residents and volunteers. (Representatives TAYLOR, DONATUCCI, SONNEY and others) -- June 4, 015 A Resolution designating the month of October 015 as "Bullying Prevention Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania to help Pennsylvanians work to recognize bullying, stop bullying and gain the tools needed to appropriately deal with situations involving bullies. (Representatives KINSEY, BOBACK, DONATUCCI and others) -- August 5, 015
8 NUMERICAL INDEX TO BILLS ON CALENDAR House Bill No Page Resolutions House No Page Senate Bill No Page Senate Bill No Page 5 5 8
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