HOUSE CALENDAR
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SESSION OF 2017-2018


Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
SECOND CONSIDERATION
COMMERCE BILLS
HOUSE
593
625
An Act amending Title 64 (Public Authorities and Quasi-Public Corporations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth Financing Authority, further providing for Second Stage Loan Program.(Representatives THOMAS, DRISCOLL, McNEILL and others)--Rules, January 24, 2018
4

This bill provides for Second Stage Loan Program.

HOUSE
1213
1486
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in consolidated county assessment, further providing for short title and scope of chapter and for appeals by taxing districts and providing for standards of redress in appeals.(Representatives KAMPF, GODSHALL, McGINNIS and others)--Commerce, November 21, 2017
15

This bill provides for short title and scope of chapter and for appeals by taxing districts.

HOUSE
1846
2588
An Act amending the act of December 22, 2005 (P.L.474, No.94), known as the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act, further providing for definitions and for notification of breach; providing for notification; further providing for notice exemption; and further providing for civil relief.(Representatives ELLIS, IRVIN, RABB and others)--Commerce, January 22, 2018
6

This bill provides for the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act.

HOUSE
1847
2567
An Act amending the act of November 29, 2006 (P.L.1463, No.163), known as the Credit Reporting Agency Act, further providing for definitions and for fees; providing for credit monitoring and consumer reports; and prohibiting the waiver of rights; and further providing for civil relief.(Representatives DRISCOLL, THOMAS, MILLARD and others)--Commerce, January 22, 2018
6

This bill provides for the Credit Reporting Agency Act.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
CONSUMER AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
179
142
An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in contract carrier by motor vehicle and broker, further providing for declaration of policy and definitions; and, in violations and penalties, further providing for unauthorized operation by carriers and brokers.(Representatives DAY, KNOWLES, D. COSTA and others)--Consumer Affairs, November 21, 2017
15

This bill amends Title 66 to increase penalties for unlicensed household goods movers operating in the Commonwealth.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
FINANCE BILLS
HOUSE
332
356
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for classes of income.(Representatives GROVE, BLOOM, NELSON and others)--Finance, February 6,2018
2

This bill provides for classes of income.

HOUSE
1105
1315
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in realty transfer tax, further providing for definitions and for exempt parties.(Representatives RYAN, BARRAR, BOBACK and others)--Rules, January 24, 2018
4

This bill amends the Tax Reform Code to clarify the realty transfer tax exemption for veteran's organizations.

HOUSE
1401
2610
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, providing for volumetric severance tax; and making a related repeal.(Representatives DiGIROLAMO, DeLISSIO, MURT and others)--Finance, January 24, 2018
4

This bill amends the Tax Reform Code to provide a natural gas severance tax.

HOUSE
1406
1772
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, repealing provisions relating to contribution for Korea/Vietnam Memorial National Education Center and further providing for operational provisions.(Representatives COX, PETRARCA, DRISCOLL and others)--Finance, February 5, 2018
3

This bill repeals provisions relating to contribution for Korea/Vietnam Memorial National Education Center and further providing for operational provisions.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
HEALTH BILLS
HOUSE
358
376
An Act providing for a volunteer health care practitioner certification; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of Health.(Representatives BAKER, PICKETT, MURT and others)--Health, November 27, 2017
14

This bill creates the Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act.

HOUSE
1933
2738
An Act prohibiting certain benefit packages for children's health care and medical assistance to include gender or sex reassignment surgery or gender or sex transition services.(Representatives TOPPER, BAKER, BARRAR and others)--Health, December 4, 2017
13

This bill creates the Taxpayer-Funded Genera or Sex Reassignment Services Act.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
HUMAN SERVICES BILL
HOUSE
1024
2518
An Act amending the act of October 7, 2010 (P.L.484, No.70), known as the Adult Protective Services Act, in reporting suspected abuse by employees, providing for Statewide adult abuse registry.(Representatives BENNINGHOFF, BIZZARRO, BOBACK and others)--Human Services, December 13, 2017
8

This bill establishes a statewide adult abuse registry within the Department of Human Services.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
INSURANCE BILLS
HOUSE
1286
1789
An Act amending the act of March 20, 2002 (P.L.154, No.13), known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, in medical professional liability, providing for punitive damages study.(Representatives MENTZER, ZIMMERMAN, HICKERNELL and others)--Insurance, December 5, 2017
12

This bill provides for punitive damages study.

HOUSE
1576
2064
An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.789, No.285), known as The Insurance Department Act of 1921, providing for limited lines travel insurance.(Representatives PICKETT AND DeLUCA)--Rules, February 5, 2018
3

This bill provides for limited lines travel insurance.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
JUDICIARY BILLS
HOUSE
111
1699
A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, changing and adding provisions relating to selection of justices and judges.(Representatives CUTLER, DEAN, DRISCOLL and others)--Judiciary, November 21, 2017
15

This bill is a summary of proposed legislation and is prepared only as general information for use by the Republican Members and staff of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

HOUSE
274
1497
An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in protection from abuse, further providing for relief.(Representatives MARSICO, READSHAW, KNOWLES and others)--Judiciary, February 6, 2018
2

This bill amends the Protection From Abuse Act to add another type of relief for the plaintiff by allowing the court to order the defendant to refrain from abusing the plaintiff's cat or dog.

HOUSE
383
386
An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in ownership of property and legal title and equitable estate, further providing for right to dispose of a decedent's remains.(Representatives READSHAW, BARBIN, KORTZ and others)--Rules, November 27, 2017
14

This bill amends the Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code to provide for "majority rule" in decisions regarding the disposition of a decedent's remains.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
LIQUOR CONTROL BILL
HOUSE
1741
2338
An Act amending the act of April 12, 1951 (P.L.90, No.21), known as the Liquor Code, in licenses and regulations and liquor, alcohol and malt and brewed beverages, further providing for authority to issue liquor licenses to hotels, restaurants and clubs, for sale of malt or brewed beverages by liquor licensees, for retail dispensers' restrictions on purchases and sales and for premises to be vacated by patrons.(Representatives MARSHALL, MILLARD, MULLERY and others)--Liquor Control, December 4, 2017
13

This bill amends Title 47 to allow club license holders to sell six packs to their members.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILLS
HOUSE
641
1712
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assessments of persons and property, providing for senior property tax freeze.(Representatives GROVE, SCHWEYER, JAMES and others)--Local Government, December 11, 2017
10

This bill establishes an Optional Senior Property Tax Freeze program.

HOUSE
1142
1365
An Act amending the act of December 18, 1984 (P.L.1005, No.205), known as the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act, in standards for municipal pension systems, further providing for definitions and providing for special procedures for certain professional services contracts.(Representatives BRIGGS AND GODSHALL)--Rules, December 12, 2017
9

This bill provides for definitions and providing for special procedures for certain professional services contracts.

SENATE
403
1228
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in employees, further providing for commission members.(Senators BREWSTER, GREENLEAF, RESCHENTHALER and others)--Local Government, December 12, 2017
9

This bill amends Title 53 to remove the FBI from the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission and replaces them with a member of the State FOP.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE BILL
HOUSE
1898
2814
An Act amending the act of December 22, 1983 (P.L.306, No.84), known as the Board of Vehicles Act, further providing for definitions; providing for vehicle recalls; and further providing for unlawful acts by manufacturers or distributors, for application for license and for licensing cost.(Representatives SANTORA, MUSTIO, READSHAW and others)--Professional Licensure,
1

This bill amends the Board of Vehicles Act to address issues regarding used vehicles with unrepaired recalls, prohibit manufacturers from requiring dealers to significantly modify facilities within 10 years of a prior modification and establish a temporary license for new vehicle dealers.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
STATE GOVERNMENT BILLS
HOUSE
28
2006
An Act amending Titles 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) and 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in matters affecting government units, providing for exceptions to governmental immunity related to unauthorized aliens; and, in preemptions, providing for restriction on municipal regulation of official and employee communications relating to immigration status.(Representatives WHITE, READSHAW, PICKETT and others)--Rules, February 5, 2018
3

This bill amends Titles 42 and 53 define sanctuary municipalities, establish liability for damages, and set reporting requirements for public officials/employees/law enforcement.

SENATE
1034
1441
An Act amending the act of December 22, 2011 (P.L.598, No.131), known as the Congressional Redistricting Act of 2011, in establishment of congressional districts, repealing provisions relating to congressional districts.(Senators SCARNATI AND CORMAN)--State Government,
1

This bill repeals the Congressional Redistricting Act of 2011.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
TRANSPORTATION BILLS
HOUSE
1881
2622
An Act designating a bridge on that portion of State Route 1041 over the Mahoning Creek in Grant Township and Canoe Township, Indiana County, as the Army SPC Christine L. Mayes Memorial Bridge.(Representatives DUSH, BRADFORD, BURNS and others)--Transportation,
1

This bill designates a bridge on a portion of S.R. 1041 in Indiana County as the Army SPC Christine L. Mayes Memorial Bridge.

HOUSE
1910
2915
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fees, further providing for exemptions from other fees.(Representatives LAWRENCE, CORBIN, BERNSTINE and others)--Transportation,
1

This bill eliminates the $2 fee associated with ordering a duplicate vehicle registration card, when that vehicle registration card is printed by the applicant.

HOUSE
1958
2916
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in rules of the road in general, providing for platooning; and providing for autonomous vehicles.(Representatives ROTHMAN, SCHLOSSBERG, HELM and others)--Transportation,
1

This bill amends Title 75 to allow for the platooning of certain vehicles and to authorize the use of a fully autonomous work-zone vehicle by PennDOT and the PA Turnpike.

HOUSE
1964
2813
An Act designating a portion of State Route 115 in Monroe County as the Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.(Representatives RADER, KORTZ, R. BROWN and others)--Transportation,
1

This bill designates a portion of S.R. 115 in Monroe County as the Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.

HOUSE
1986
2917
An Act designating a portion of State Route 2019, known as Garrett Road, in Delaware County as the Deputy Chief Michael P. Morgan Memorial Highway.(Representatives SANTORA, HENNESSEY, PASHINSKI and others)--Transportation,
1

This bill designates a portion of Garrett Road in Delaware County as the Deputy Chief Michael Morgan Memorial Highway.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
URBAN AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
1814
2469
An Act amending the act of July 7, 1947 (P.L.1368, No.542), known as the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, in short title and definitions, further providing for definitions; and, in sale of property, further providing for repurchase by owner and providing for limitation on trusteeship and for ownership interests and responsibilities of delinquent property owner.(Representatives M. K. KELLER, MASSER, D. COSTA and others)--Urban Affairs, February 6, 2018
2

This bill provides for repurchase by owner and providing for limitation on trusteeship and for ownership interests and responsibilities of delinquent property owner.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREP. BILLS
HOUSE
1835
2548
An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in grants to fire companies and emergency medical services companies, further providing for definitions, for award of grants and for requiring fire companies and emergency medical services companies to establish a social media policy in order to be eligible to receive grant funds.(Representatives BARRAR, SAINATO, BARBIN and others)--Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, January 24, 2018
4

This bill provides for social media policies for Fire and EMS Departments.

HOUSE
1836
2549
An Act authorizing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to join the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; and providing for the form of the compact.(Representatives BARRAR, V. BROWN, P. COSTA and others)--Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, January 24, 2018
4

This bill establishes the Commonwealth participation in the Physical Therapists Compact, thereby allowing licensure reciprocity for military spouses that work in Pennsylvania.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILLS
HOUSE
479
503
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in intergovernmental cooperation, further providing for ordinance, for content of ordinance, for joint purchases with private educational establishments, for required review of specified agreements and for effect of joint cooperation agreements.(Representatives SCHEMEL, BENNINGHOFF, A. HARRIS and others)--Appropriations, February 5, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
3

This bill amends the PA Intergovernmental Cooperation Law to allow intergovernmental cooperation by resolution unless the authorizing statute requires an ordinance.

HOUSE
480
504
An Act amending the act of May 1, 1933 (P.L.103, No.69), known as The Second Class Township Code, in corporate powers, further providing for intergovernmental cooperation.(Representatives SCHEMEL, BENNINGHOFF, A. HARRIS and others)--Appropriations, February 5, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
3

This bill amends the Second Class Township Code to delete the phrase "by ordinance" from the provisions governing intergovernmental cooperation agreements.

HOUSE
481
505
An Act amending Title 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in corporate powers, further providing for municipal authorities and cooperation with other political subdivisions.(Representatives SCHEMEL, BENNINGHOFF, A. HARRIS and others)--Appropriations, February 5, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
3

This bill amends the Third Class Township Code to delete the phrase "by ordinance" from the provisions governing intergovernmental cooperation agreements.

HOUSE
1573
2051
An Act amending Titles 8 (Boroughs and Incorporated Towns) and 11 (Cities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in powers and duties of elected officials, further providing for completion, filing and publication of auditor's report and financial statement; and, in accounts and finances, further providing for annual reports, publication, filing report with Department of Community and Economic Development and penalty.(Representatives HARPER, KAMPF, JAMES and others)--Appropriations, January 2, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
7

This bill amends the Borough Code and the Third Class City Code to allow for concise publication of annual financial reports.

HOUSE
1574
2052
An Act amending the act of June 24, 1931 (P.L.1206, No.331), known as The First Class Township Code, in auditors, further providing for surcharges, auditors' report and publication of financial statements.(Representatives HARPER, KAMPF, JAMES and others)--Appropriations, January 2, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
7

This bill amends the First Class Township Code to allow for concise publication of annual financial reports.

HOUSE
1575
2053
An Act amending the act of April 18, 1929 (P.L.612, No.253), entitled "An act for the election of the mayor, members of town council, and auditors, in incorporated towns of the Commonwealth; regulating the manner of voting for such officers, and repealing inconsistent general, local and special laws," further providing for publication of audit report.(Representatives HARPER, KAMPF, JAMES and others)--Appropriations, January 2, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
7

This bill amends Act 253 of 1929 for the Town of Bloomsburg to allow for concise publication of annual financial reports.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
STATE GOVERNMENT BILL
HOUSE
153
2993
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)--Appropriations, February 6, 2018 Fiscal-Note Attached
2

This bill amends the Constitution of the Commonwealth of PA to reduce the size of the General Assembly.

RESOLUTIONS
HOUSE
17
20
A Resolution requesting the Congress of the United States to urge the Food and Drug Administration to reverse its directive allowing OxyContin to be prescribed to children 11 to 16 years of age.(Representatives BURNS, MURT, DiGIROLAMO and others)--Human Services, February 6, 2018
2

HOUSE
83
433
A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study vote-recording systems for the House of Representatives.(Representatives ROAE, ORTITAY, MACKENZIE and others)--State Government, January 22, 2018
6

HOUSE
284
1556
A Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency's MS4 program.(Representatives MOUL, KEEFER, SANKEY and others)--State Government, December 12, 2017
9

HOUSE
291
2995
A Resolution directing the Department of Revenue, in consultation with the Department of Community and Economic Development and the Independent Fiscal Office, to commence a study to investigate the feasibility and potential cost savings associated with the replacement of local earned income tax collection methods by local taxing committees with a Statewide collection method domiciled in the Department of Revenue.(Representatives PEIFER, MAHER, MILLARD and others)--Finance,
1

HOUSE
385
2918
A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to conduct a study of the feasibility of providing at least two additional passenger rail trips daily between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg and its impact on existing freight rail service.(Representatives HEFFLEY, MATZIE, DRISCOLL and others)--Transportation, January 24, 2018
4

SENATE
154
1019
A Concurrent Resolution disapproving the part of the Real Property Disposition Plan No. 1 of 2013 that provided for the disposition of approximately 198 acres in Shenango Township, Lawrence County.(Senator VOGEL)--State Government, December 5, 2017
12

RESOLUTION
PURSUANT TO RULE 35
HOUSE
609
2725
A Resolution celebrating people with Down syndrome and denouncing the practice of selectively aborting fetuses with Down syndrome.(Representatives KULIK, TURZAI, RAPP and others)--November 21, 2017

D.R.
1
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House
July 7, 2017
Discharging the Committee on Environmental Resources and Energy, from further consideration of House Bill No. 557, Printer's No. 580. (EVERETT, SNYDER, PICKETT, WHEELAND, MILLARD, BAKER, FRITZ, VITALI, PASHINSKI, HANNA, HAGGERTY, MCCARTER, DRISCOLL, SAMUELSON, F. KELLER, HARPER, BOBACK, PEIFER, M. QUINN, SIMS, GODSHALL, FREEMAN, WATSON, DIGIROLAMO, KRUEGER-BRANEKY) --July 7, 2017

D.R.
3
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House
July 22, 2017
Discharging the Committee on Labor and Industry, from further consideration of House Bill No. 1520, Printer's No. 1955. (RABB, FRANKEL, DEAN, THOMAS, STURLA, WHEATLEY, COMITTA, BRIGGS, KIM, MADDEN, HARRIS, DONATUCCI, SIMS, BOYLE, KELLER W., MCCLINTON, FLYNN, CEPHAS, BULLOCK, GAINEY, FITZGERALD, DELISSIO, CRUZ, FREEMAN, KRUEGER-BRANKEY) --July 22, 2017

D.R.
4
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House
September 19, 2017
Discharging the Committee on Appropriations, from further consideration of House Bill No. 1416, Printer's No. 1781. (PASHINSKI, DEAN, MCCARTER, KORTZ, BARBIN, READSHAW, HARKINS, CRUZ, DRISCOLL, KULIK, FLYNN, HANNA, KIRKLAND, COSTA, BURNS, DONATUCCI, WHEATLEY, SCHWEYER, RABB, COMITTA, KIM, MADDEN, DELUCA, DELISSIO, KRUEGER-BRANEKY) --September 19, 2017

D.R.
5
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House
December 12, 2017
Discharging the Committee on State Government, from further consideration of House Bill No. 1410, Printer's No. 2114. (FRANKEL, MCCARTER, RABB, BRIGGS, DALEY, COMITTA, DEAN, SIMS, ROZZI, KRUEGER-BRANEKY, SCHWEYER, MADDEN, BULLOCK, HILL-EVANS, DELISSIO, SCHLOSSBERG, CEPHAS, SOLOMON, VAZQUEZ, COSTA, RAVENSTAHL, GAINEY, DAVIS, YOUNGBLOOD, BRADFORD ) --December 12, 2017

S.S.H.E.R.
1
State System of Higher Education Property Request  No. 1 of 2017
RESOLUTION A
In the House, September 8, 2017
Resolved, That State System of Higher Education Property Request No. 1 of 2017, transmitted by the State System of Higher Education under the Public School Code of 1949 to the General Assembly under date of September 8, 2017, which is incorporated herein by reference, be approved.
(Editorial Note: Final action on this request must occur within 30 calendar days following its date of transmittal to the General Assembly excluding days on which either house is not in session because of an adjournment of more than ten days to a day certain.)
S.S.H.E.R.
1

RESOLUTION B
In the House, September 8, 2017,
Resolved, That State System of Higher Education Property Request No. 1 of 2017, transmitted by the State System of Higher Education under the Public School Code of 1949 to the General Assembly under date of September 8, 2017, which is incorporated herein by reference, be disapproved.
(Editorial Note: Final action on this request must occur within 30 calendar days following its date of transmittal to the General Assembly excluding days on which either house is not in session because of an adjournment of more than ten days to a day certain.)
TWENTY-NINTH DAY

S.S.H.E.R.
2
State System of Higher Education Property Request  No. 2 of 2017
RESOLUTION A
In the House, September 8, 2017
Resolved, That State System of Higher Education Property Request No. 2 of 2017, transmitted by the State System of Higher Education under the Public School Code of 1949 to the General Assembly under date of September 8, 2017, which is incorporated herein by reference, be approved.
(Editorial Note: Final action on this request must occur within 30 calendar days following its date of transmittal to the General Assembly excluding days on which either house is not in session because of an adjournment of more than ten days to a day certain.)
S.S.H.E.R.
2

RESOLUTION B
In the House, September 8, 2017
Resolved, That State System of Higher Education Property Request No. 2 of 2017, transmitted by the State System of Higher Education under the Public School Code of 1949 to the General Assembly under date of September 8, 2017, which is incorporated herein by reference, be disapproved.
(Editorial Note: Final action on this request must occur within 30 calendar days following its date of transmittal to the General Assembly excluding days on which either house is not in session because of an adjournment of more than ten days to a day certain.)
TWENTY-NINTH DAY

VETO MESSAGE
HOUSE
1071
1270
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in other subjects of taxation, prohibiting bans, fees, surcharges and taxes on recyclable plastic bags.(Representatives FARRY, HANNA, A. HARRIS and others)--July 7, 2017