HOUSE CALENDAR
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SESSION OF 2013-2014

HOUSE CONVENES AT 1:00 P.M. E.D.S.T.
MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
SECOND CONSIDERATION
COMMERCE BILL
HOUSE
942
1957
An Act amending the act of March 18, 1875 (P.L.32, No.36), entitled "An act requiring recorders of deeds to prepare and keep in their respective offices general, direct and ad sectum indexes of deeds and mortgages recorded therein, prescribing the duty of said recorders and declaring that the entries in said general indexes shall be notice to all persons," providing for requirements of certain instruments as a condition of recordation and for a fee for reprocessing.(Representatives MAJOR, HARPER, REED and others)--Rules, March 11, 2014
13

This bill provides for recorders of deeds to prepare and keep in their respective offices general, direct and ad sectum indexes of deeds and mortgages recorded therein.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
CONSUMER AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
202
2360
An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rates and distribution systems, further providing for standby charge prohibited.(Representatives HARPER, BARRAR, GINGRICH and others)--Consumer Affairs, March 18, 2014
10

This bill amends Title 66, in rates and distribution systems, providing for standby charge prohibited.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
EDUCATION BILLS
HOUSE
1623
2507
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, further providing for evaluation of applications for certification.(Representatives EMRICK, BLOOM, BROOKS and others)--Education, March 31, 2014
8

This bill amends the Public School Code of 1949, providing for evaluation of applications for certification.

SENATE
193
140
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in school health services, further providing for employment of school health personnel.(Senators VANCE, ERICKSON, BROWNE and others)--Education, April 8, 2014
3

This bill deals with school nurse CPR certification.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY BILL
HOUSE
1684
3177
An Act amending the act of July 20, 1979 (P.L.183, No.60), known as the Oil and Gas Lease Act, prohibiting certain deductions from royalties.(Representatives EVERETT, BAKER, MAJOR and others)--Environmental Resources & Energy, March 19, 2014
9

This bill amends the Oil and Gas Lease Act prohibiting certain deductions from royalties.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
FINANCE BILL
HOUSE
2110
3342
An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, further providing for powers and duties of secretary and for report.(Representatives BENNINGHOFF, COHEN, GINGRICH and others)--Finance, April 28, 2014
1

This bill amends the State Lottery Law, providing for powers and duties of secretary and for report.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
GAME AND FISHERIES BILLS
HOUSE
1576
2647
An Act providing a process for the designation of certain species.(Representatives PYLE, GERGELY, MALONEY and others)--Game and Fisheries, March 10, 2014
14

This bill provides a process for the designation of certain species.

HOUSE
1897
2771
An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, reenacting and further providing for elk hunting licenses; and abrogating a regulation.(Representatives GABLER, GERGELY, CAUSER and others)--Game and Fisheries, March 10, 2014
14

This bill amends Title 34 reauthorizing the Special Elk Conservation License and auction.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
JUDICIARY BILLS
HOUSE
23
743
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, extensively revising the Uniform Arbitration Act; and making editorial changes.(Representatives GRELL, BLOOM, CUTLER and others)--Judiciary, April 8, 2014
3

This bill provides to revise the Uniform Arbitration Act.

HOUSE
836
2148
An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for liability for support.(Representatives SCHLOSSBERG, BIZZARRO, CARROLL and others)--Rules, March 10, 2014
14

This bill amends Title 23, provides for liability for support.

HOUSE
1243
3194
An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms and for Pennsylvania State Police.(Representatives STEPHENS, ADOLPH, BOBACK and others)--Judiciary, March 31, 2014
8

This bill amends the Uniform firearms Act to require the PA State Police to send mental health data to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

HOUSE
2011
2987
An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.(Representatives M. K. KELLER, MARSICO, AUMENT and others)--Judiciary, March 31, 2014
8

This bill amends Title 18 relating to the limitation on the regulation of firearms and ammunition.

SENATE
894
1504
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judicial boards and commissions, authorizing the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners to obtain criminal history record checks.(Senators ALLOWAY, TARTAGLIONE, VULAKOVICH and others)--Judiciary, April 28, 2014
1

This bill amends Title 42, authorizing the Pa. Board of Law Examiners to obtain criminal history record checks.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
TOURISM AND RECREATIONAL DEV. BILL
HOUSE
544
600
An Act amending the act of February 2, 1965 (P.L.1860, No.586), entitled "An act encouraging landowners to make land and water areas available to the public for recreational purposes by limiting liability in connection therewith, and repealing certain acts," further providing for liability for landowners to recreational users; and providing for attorney fees and court costs.(Representatives MOUL, CAUSER, BLOOM and others)--Tourism and Recreational Dev., March 12, 2014
12

This bill encourages landowners to make land and water areas available to the public for recreational purposes.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
URBAN AFFAIRS BILLS
HOUSE
1218
1543
An Act amending the act of April 6, 1951 (P.L.69, No.20), known as The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951, providing for death of a tenant.(Representatives SAYLOR, AUMENT, V. BROWN and others)--Urban Affairs, March 31, 2014
8

This bill amends the act of April 6, 1951, known as The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951, providing for death of a tenant.

SENATE
704
709
An Act amending the act of September 23, 1959 (P.L.970, No.400), referred to as the Second Class A City Employe Pension Law, further providing for credit for military service.(Senators BLAKE, FERLO, FONTANA and others)--Urban Affairs, April 3, 2014
5

This bill amends the Scranton Employee Pension Law to remove the statutory three-year limit.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
VETERANS AFFAIRS & EMERGENCY PREP BILL
HOUSE
179
187
An Act amending Title 35 (Health and Safety) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for emergency service system billing.(Representatives O'NEILL, BARRAR, SAINATO and others)--Veterans Affairs and Emergency Prep., April 1, 2014
7

This bill amends Title 35 providing for emergency service system billing.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
CHILDREN AND YOUTH BILL
SENATE
31
1849
An Act amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child protective services, further providing for definitions, for persons required to report suspected child abuse and for investigating performance of county agency; repealing provisions relating to definitions, school employees, administration, investigation, responsibilities of county agency for child protective services and report information; and further providing for services for prevention, investigation and treatment of child abuse.(Senators FONTANA, FOLMER, WASHINGTON and others)--Appropriations, March 31, 2014 Fiscal-Note Attached
8

This bill amends the Child Protective Services Law, to eliminate the separate standards that exist for school employees with regard to the reporting of child abuse.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
JUDICIARY BILLS
HOUSE
1091
3193
An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for the offense of carrying firearms on public streets or public property in Philadelphia.(Representatives TAYLOR, K. BOYLE, DONATUCCI and others)--Appropriations, April 1, 2014 Fiscal-Note Attached
7

This bill amends Title 18 regarding sentencing for firearms on public streets and public property in Phila.

HOUSE
1498
3274
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for sentences for offenses committed with firearms and for sentences for second and subsequent offenses.(Representatives STEPHENS, R. BROWN, CALTAGIRONE and others)--Appropriations, April 1, 2014 Fiscal-Note Attached
7

This bill amends Title 42 regarding sentencing for crimes committed with firearms; and sentences for second and subsequent offenses.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
LABOR AND INDUSTRY BILLS
HOUSE
665
1495
An Act amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act, further providing for definitions; further providing for specifications; and providing for protection of workmen.(Representatives MARSICO, MACKENZIE, PICKETT and others)--Appropriations, March 17, 2014 Fiscal-Note Attached
11

This bill amends the Pa. Prevailing Wage Act, providing for specifications and for protection of workmen.

HOUSE
796
1496
An Act amending the act of August 15, 1961 (P.L.987, No.442), known as the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act, raising the threshold for applicability; further providing for specifications; and providing for protection of workmen.(Representatives MILLARD, AUMENT, BAKER and others)--Appropriations, March 17, 2013 Fiscal-Note Attached
11

This bill amends the Pa. Prevailing Wage Act, raising the threshold for applicability.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
URBAN AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
1773
3288
An Act amending the act of July 10, 1987 (P.L.246, No.47), known as the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, further providing for title of act; providing for declaration of fiscal emergencies and receivership in municipalities; authorizing certain taxes; providing for disincorporation of municipalities and and the establishment of unincorporated service districts; establishing the Unincorporated Service District Trust Fund; and making extensive amendments, additions and editorial changes.(Representatives ROSS, GINGRICH, HARPER and others)--Appropriations, April 2, 2014 Fiscal-Note Attached
6

This bill provides for procedures and options to assist financially distressed municipalities.

RESOLUTIONS
HOUSE
71
586
A Resolution memorializing the Senate of the United States to reject the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.(Representatives TALLMAN, PICKETT, DENLINGER and others)--State Government, February 10, 2014
15

HOUSE
107
864
A Resolution urging the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to require pro bono legal service as a condition of admission to the Pennsylvania Bar.(Representatives DEAN, KORTZ, STURLA and others)--Judiciary, March 12, 2014
12

HOUSE
111
2646
A Resolution urging the Commonwealth to upgrade its broadband communications network for use by the private and public sectors in the Northern Tier of this Commonwealth.(Representatives HANNA, PICKETT, HARHAI and others)--Consumer Affairs, April 1, 2014
7

HOUSE
249
1498
A Resolution supporting continued and increased development and delivery of oil derived from North American oil reserves to American refineries and urging the President and Congress of the United States to support the continued and increased production and use of American natural gas.(Representatives SWANGER, BAKER, BARRAR and others)--State Government, March 18, 2014
10

HOUSE
555
2951
A Resolution recognizing February 10, 2014, as the 60th anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States.(Representatives MCGINNIS, METCALFE, BAKER and others)--State Government, April 8, 2014
3

HOUSE
596
2968
A Resolution recognizing and honoring Bernard Hopkins for his achievements and contributions to the sport of boxing and for his philanthropic efforts benefiting Philadelphia youth.(Representatives FLYNN, COHEN, YOUNGBLOOD and others)--State Government, April 28, 2014
1

HOUSE
597
3292
A Resolution urging the United States Army to reconsider the temporary suspension of the production of Bradley Fighting Vehicles.(Representatives GROVE, GILLESPIE, R. MILLER and others)--Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prep., April 3, 2014
5

HOUSE
639
3001
A Resolution honoring the life, service and legacy of "Reverend" Henry T. Wells, founder of One Day At A Time Recovery, Inc., and expressing condolences on his passing.(Representatives MIRANDA, KIRKLAND, CALTAGIRONE and others)--Rules, April 3, 2014
5

HOUSE
691
3081
A Resolution designating May 2014 as "SAG-AFTRA Month" in Pennsylvania and recognizing the artistic and economic contributions of SAG-AFTRA members' work in the news media and the entertainment industry.(Representatives MURT, BISHOP, COHEN and others)--Labor & Industry, April 9, 2014
2

HOUSE
735
3230
A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to study the issue of physician shortages, to establish an advisory committee to conduct a comprehensive study of physician shortages, to propose strategies for eliminating physician shortages, and to report to the House of Representatives with its findings and recommendations.(Representatives CUTLER, SCHLOSSBERG, THOMAS and others)--Health, April 28, 2014
1

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
HOUSE
716
3164
A Concurrent Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to study the issue of workplace pay disparity, to reexamine existing Federal and State laws relating to that issue and to make recommendations to the General Assembly.(Representatives WATSON, BOBACK, TURZAI and others)--Labor & Industry, April 9, 2014
2

RESOLUTIONS
PURSUANT TO RULE 35
HOUSE
12
110
A Resolution encouraging the NCAA to utilize in Pennsylvania all of the fines received from The Pennsylvania State University to educate parents, students and teachers about child abuse and towards the prevention of child abuse.(Representatives PETRI, STEPHENS, RAPP and others)--January 15, 2013

HOUSE
25
163
A Resolution recognizing the life of Puerto Rican professional boxer Hector Luis Camacho Matias and honoring his achievements and contributions to Puerto Rico and the sport of boxing.(Representatives CRUZ, YOUNGBLOOD, HENNESSEY and others)--January 23, 2013

HOUSE
103
860
A Resolution honoring the life and career of Joseph "Butter" Tamburro, WDAS radio personality, civil rights leader and Philadelphia icon, and extending condolences to his family.(Representatives PARKER, CALTAGIRONE, V. BROWN and others)--March 12, 2013

HOUSE
104
861
A Resolution honoring the life and career of Dr. Happy Fernandez, a prominent leader, educator and community activist in Philadelphia and extending condolences to her family.(Representatives PARKER, V. BROWN, P. DALEY and others)--March 12, 2013

HOUSE
157
1164
A Resolution recognizing the year 2013 as "The Year of Religious Diversity" in Pennsylvania.(Representatives COHEN, FREEMAN, HENNESSEY and others)--March 19, 2013

HOUSE
296
1693
A Resolution recognizing the Boy Scouts of America for the public service it performs through its contributions to the lives of the nation's youth.(Representatives GABLER, ROAE, BAKER and others)--May 7, 2013

HOUSE
327
1800
A Resolution congratulating Imhotep Institute Charter High School in Philadelphia on winning the 2013 PIAA Class AAA boys' basketball championship.(Representatives KINSEY, BROWNLEE, NEILSON and others)--May 15, 2013

HOUSE
410
2219
A Resolution honoring Reverend Dr. Leon H. Sullivan for his many outstanding accomplishments and contributions to society.(Representatives MIRANDA, BROWNLEE, J. HARRIS and others)--September 23, 2013

HOUSE
520
2536
A Resolution honoring the contributions of the members of the band LIVE to the arts and this Commonwealth.(Representatives SCHREIBER, SAYLOR, GROVE and others)--October 22, 2013

HOUSE
547
2628
A Resolution honoring the life and expressing condolences upon the passing of Officer William J. McCarthy IV, a Shenango Township police officer who was tragically killed in the line of duty on May 2, 2013.(Representatives SAINATO, GIBBONS, BROOKS and others)--November 13, 2013

HOUSE
755
3295
A Resolution honoring the life and extending condolences for the supreme sacrifice of United States Marine Lance Corporal Joshua M. Martino, who tragically lost his life in service to our country on March 18, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained during a military training mission in Hawthorne, Nevada.(Representatives GABLER, S. H. SMITH, READSHAW and others)--April 3, 2014

HOUSE
780
3348
A Resolution honoring the life of Hazel G. Hoffman for her contributions and commitment to the East Berlin Borough community.(Representatives TALLMAN AND MOUL)--April 28, 2014

D.R.
1
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, April 10, 2013
Discharging the Committee on Education, from further consideration of House Bill No. 299, Printer's No. 309 (CONKLIN, NEUMAN, SCHLOSSBERG, MAHONEY, KORTZ, BURNS, GERGELY, WHITE, SIMS, MOLCHANY, DEAN, BRIGGS, MCCARTER, PAINTER, MCNEILL, ROZZI, SANTARSIERO, MUNDY, HAGGERTY, DALEY, SNYDER, MULLERY, FLYNN, DAVIDSON, DAVIS)--April 10, 2013

D.R.
2
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, April 10, 2013
Discharging the Committee on Education, from further consideration of House Bill No. 310, Printer's No. 310 (CONKLIN, NEUMAN, SCHLOSSBERG, MAHONEY, KORTZ, BURNS, GERGELY, WHITE, SIMS, MOLCHANY, DEAN, BRIGGS, MCCARTER, PAINTER, MCNEILL, ROZZI, SANTARSIERO, MUNDY, HAGGERTY, DALEY, SNYDER, MULLERY, FLYNN, DAVIDSON, DAVIS .)--April 10, 2013

D.R.
3
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, April 10, 2013
Discharging the Committee on State Government, from further consideration of House Bill No. 311, Printer's No. 311 (CONKLIN, NEUMAN, SCHLOSSBERG, MAHONEY, KORTZ, BURNS, WHITE, GERGELY, SIMS, MOLCHANY, DEAN, BRIGGS, MCCARTER, PAINTER, MCNEILL, ROZZI, SANTARSIERO, MUNDY, HAGGERTY, DALEY, SNYDER, MULLERY, FLYNN, DAVIDSON, DAVIS.)--April 10, 2013

D.R.
4
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, April 10, 2013
Discharging the Committee on State Government, from further consideration of House Bill No. 312, Printer's No. 312 (CONKLIN, NEUMAN, SCHLOSSBERG, MAHONEY, KORTZ, BURNS, WHITE, GERGELY, SIMS, BRIGGS, DEAN, MCCARTER, PAINTER, MCNEILL, ROZZI, SANTARSIERO, MUNDY, HAGGERTY, SNYDER, DALEY, MULLERY, FLYNN, DAVIDSON, DAVIS, FREEMAN .)--April 10, 2013

D.R.
5
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, October 1, 2013
Discharging the Committee on State Government, from further consideration of House Bill No. 361, Printer's No. 373 (DELUCA, D.MILLER, MUNDY, GAINEY, DEASY, MOLCHANY, COSTA, SANTARSIEO, HALUSKA, KOTIK, ROZZI, MCNEILL, READSHAW, HANNA, MARKOSEK, GOODMAN, FABRIZIO, MATZIE, GERGELY, OBRIEN, THOMAS, SNYDER, YOUNGBLOOD, MCGEEHAN, MAHONEY.)--October 1, 2013

D.R.
7
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, February 5, 2014
Discharging the Committee on Health, from further consideration of House Bill No. 897, Printer's No. 1038 (FRANKEL, DELISSIO, CONKLIN, THOMAS, BROWNLEE, DALEY, DEAN, OBRIEN, HARKINS, MIRABITO, SAMUELSON, DONATUCCI, PAINTER, DAVIS, DAVIDSON, MCNEILL, KIM, SNYDER, FREEMAN, BARBIN, MCCARTER, HAGGERTY, SANTARSIERO, GERGELY, D. MILLER)--February 5, 2014

D.R.
8
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, March 12, 2014
Discharging the Committee on Labor and Industry, from further consideration of House Bill No. 1896, Printer's No. 2760. (KIM, DELISSIO, SNYDER, SCHREIBER, CARROLL, BROWNLEE, MOLCHANY, DEAN, SIMS, HARKINS, MIRABITO, SAMUELSON, DONATUCCI, DALEY, GALLOWAY, DELUCA, GAINEY, KORTZ, BRIGGS, D MILLER, PAINTER, DAVIS, DAVIDSON, MCNEILL, NEILSON.)--March 12, 2014

D.R.
9
House Discharge Resolution 
In the House, April 7, 2014
Discharging the Committee on Labor and Industry, from further consideration of House Bill No. 1890, Printer's No. 2835. (MOLCHANY, SIMS, MUNDY, PAINTER, McCARTER, BIZZARRO, DEASY, SNYDER, SANTARSIERO, D MILLER, GAINEY, DEAN, DAVIS, BROWNLEE, DONATUCCI, KIM, M DALEY, BRADFORD, KIRKLAND, FREEMAN, K BOYLE, DELISSIO, FLYNN, PASHINSKI, SCHLOSSBERG.)--April 7, 2014