HOUSE CALENDAR
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SESSION OF 2015-2016

HOUSE CONVENES AT 1:00 P.M. E.D.S.T.
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015

Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
SECOND CONSIDERATION
EDUCATION BILL
HOUSE
512
568
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, 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, March 2, 2015
13

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.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
FINANCE BILLS
HOUSE
283
282
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in tax for education, further providing for exclusions from sales and use tax.(Representatives F. KELLER, BARRAR, CUTLER and others)--Finance, May 4, 2015
1

This amends the Tax Reform Code of 1971 by providing a Sales and Use Tax exclusion on the retail purchase of gun locks and gun safes.

HOUSE
421
456
An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, 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, May 4, 2015
1

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.

HOUSE
504
561
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in tax for education, further providing for sales and use tax for timbering.(Representatives GABLER, BAKER, BENNINGHOFF and others)--Finance, May 4, 2015
1

This bill amends the Tax Reform Code to provide an exclusion from Sales and Use Tax (SUT) for timbering operations.

HOUSE
683
798
An Act amending the act of June 27, 2006 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act, in senior citizens property tax and rent rebate assistance, further providing for the definition of "income."(Representatives RAPP, KAUFFMAN, GABLER and others)--Finance, May 4, 2015
1

This bill eliminates veteran's disability payments from income eligibility under the property tax/rent rebate program.

HOUSE
971
1227
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in inheritance tax, further providing for inheritance tax rate.(Representatives METZGAR, BAKER, BENNINGHOFF and others)--Finance, May 4, 2015
1

This bill amends the Tax Reform Code relating to inheritance tax.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
HEALTH BILL
HOUSE
875
1070
An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Public Welfare Code, in public assistance, further providing for verification of eligibility.(Representatives BAKER, PICKETT, CUTLER and others)--Health, April 22, 2015
2

This bill amends the Public Welfare Code regarding medical support from noncustodial parents.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
STATE GOVERNMENT BILLS
HOUSE
153
1318
A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, reducing the size of the General Assembly.(Representatives KNOWLES, TURZAI, REED and others)--State Government, May 4, 2015
1

This bill amends the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to reduce the size of the House of Representatives to 153 representative districts.

HOUSE
384
421
A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, reducing the size of the General Assembly.(Representatives F. KELLER, METCALFE, CONKLIN and others)--State Government, May 4, 2015
1

This bill amends the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to reduce the size of the Senate of Pennsylvania to 37 senatorial districts.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
TRANSPORTATION BILLS
HOUSE
501
1319
An Act designating the Conodoguinet Bridge on that portion of State Route 641 over the Conodoguinet Creek, Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, as the Army Pfc. Harold "Sam" E. Barrick Memorial Bridge.(Representatives M. K. KELLER, BLOOM, ACOSTA and others)--Transportation, May 4, 2015
1

This bill renames the Conodoguinet Bridge on that portion of State Route 641 over the Conodoguinet Creek, Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, as the Army Pfc. Harold "Sam" E. Barrick memorial bridge.

HOUSE
779
1320
An Act designating a portion of State Route 254 in Northumberland County as the Staff Sergeant Thomas Allen Baysore Memorial Highway.(Representatives MASSER AND SCHLEGEL CULVER)--Transportation, May 4, 2015
1

This bill designates a portion of SR 54 in Montour County as the Staff Sergeant Thomas Allen Baysore Memorial Highway.

HOUSE
919
1109
An Act designating a portion of State Route 2029 and 2049, also known as Bath Road, in Bristol Township, Bucks County, as the Sergeant George Stuckey Memorial Road.(Representatives DAVIS, READSHAW, FARINA and others)--Transportation, May 4, 2015
1

This bill designates a portion of SR 2029 and 2049, also known as Bath Road, in Bristol Township, Bucks County as the Sergeant George Stuckey Memorial Road.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
URBAN AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
11
1036
An Act establishing the Lean Government Practices Program; and conferring powers and imposing duties on the Governor's Innovation Office.(Representatives GROVE, SCHLOSSBERG, SCHWEYER and others)--Urban Affairs, April 21, 2015
3

This bill establishes the Lean Government Practices Program by requiring that financially distressed municipalities receive training in lean government practices from the Governor's Transformation Office.

RESOLUTIONS
HOUSE
140
790
A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to defeat H.R. 707 and any other legislation which would prohibit states from authorizing and conducting Internet gaming.(Representatives PAYNE, KOTIK, D. COSTA and others)--Gaming Oversight, April 15, 2015
5

HOUSE
168
1200
A Resolution urging the Department of Transportation to update its regulation on the documentation required for a name change to a driver's license or identification card.(Representatives EVANKOVICH, COHEN, V. BROWN and others)--Transportation, April 15, 2015
5

RESOLUTIONS
PURSUANT TO RULE 35
HOUSE
107
665
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 25, 2015

HOUSE
151
846
A Resolution honoring Ronald W. Costen, Ph.D., Esquire, on his retirement from Temple University and recognizing his work as the director of the Institute on Protective Services.(Representatives SAMUELSON, HENNESSEY, MARSICO and others)--March 31, 2015

HOUSE
246
1204
A Resolution honoring Rocco Mediate for his outstanding career as a professional golfer.(Representatives KRIEGER, COHEN, READSHAW and others)--April 15, 2015

HOUSE
271
1261
A Resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Workers' Compensation Act in this Commonwealth.(Representatives GINGRICH, GERGELY, DiGIROLAMO and others)--April 21, 2015

HOUSE
369
1158
A Resolution honoring the National Fraternal Order of Police on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.(Representatives VEREB, JOZWIAK, D. COSTA and others)--April 14, 2015