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

HOUSE CONVENES AT 11:00 A.M. E.S.T.
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015

Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
SECOND CONSIDERATION
CONSUMER AFFAIRS BILLS
HOUSE
57
49
An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rates, further providing for sliding scale of rates and adjustments; and, in natural gas competition, further providing for duties of natural gas distribution companies.(Representatives PAYNE, BARRAR, EVERETT and others)--Consumer Affairs, March 3, 2015
1

This bill amends Title 66 to remove barriers to competition for natural gas supply by eliminating migration rider and restructuring the interest rate applicable to over/under collections.

HOUSE
66
57
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, further providing for transfer of existing facilities to authority.(Representatives GODSHALL, JAMES, DAVIS and others)--Consumer Affairs, March 3, 2015
1

This bill amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) to provide greater transparency regarding municipal authority acquisitions.

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
2

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
LABOR AND INDUSTRY BILLS
HOUSE
315
322
An Act amending the act of October 24, 2012 (P.L.1209, No.151), known as the Child Labor Act, further providing for definitions and for occupations and establishments.(Representatives ELLIS, GERGELY, DIAMOND and others)--Labor & Industry, March 3, 2015
1

This bill allows minors 12 and 13 to be employed as youth sports officials.

HOUSE
319
324
An Act amending the act of December 5, 1936 (2nd Sp.Sess., 1937 P.L.2897, No.1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, further providing for decision of referee, further appeals and reviews and for powers of board over claims.(Representatives KNOWLES, SACCONE, MILLARD and others)--Labor & Industry, March 3, 2015
1

This bill provides for the procurement of written testimony/audio recordings by parties of an Unemployment Compensation appeals hearing.

HOUSE
568
638
An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in exemptions, applicability and penalties, further providing for applicability to certain buildings.(Representatives EVANKOVICH, DIAMOND, HEFFLEY and others)--Labor & Industry, March 3, 2015
1

This bill amends the PA Construction Code Act (Act 45 of 1999) regarding the issuance of certificates of occupancy to "uncertified" commercial buildings.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
TRANSPORTATION BILL
HOUSE
88
78
An Act designating a portion of State Route 309 North in Lynn Township, Lehigh County, between the intersections of Northwest Road and Long Court and Mosserville Road and Mountain Road, as the Lance Corporal Brandon J. Van Parys Memorial Road.(Representatives DAY, KNOWLES, COX and others)--Appropriations, February 23, 2015 Fiscal-Note Attached
6

This bill designates a portion of SR 309 North in Lehigh County as the Lance Corporal Brandon J. Van Parys Memorial Road.

RESOLUTION
HOUSE
102
567
A Resolution establishing the select subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness to investigate, review and make recommendations concerning career training programs to ensure that every student has the opportunity to pursue a meaningful career.(Representatives SAYLOR, ROEBUCK, MACKENZIE and others)--Education, February 26, 2015
3

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
HOUSE
75
377
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, MAJOR, DONATUCCI and others)--Labor and Industry, February 23, 2015
6

RESOLUTIONS
PURSUANT TO RULE 35
HOUSE
66
330
A Resolution honoring the life and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Joyce Craig, a Philadelphia firefighter who lost her life in the line of duty, and expressing condolences upon her passing.(Representatives C. PARKER, COHEN, EVANS and others)--February 9, 2015

HOUSE
82
482
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 31, 2014, at 86 years of age.(Representatives MURT, BAKER, BOBACK and others)--February 11, 2015

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
114
698
A Resolution commemorating the 60th anniversary of the National Association of Social Workers.(Representatives FRANKEL, KOTIK, V. BROWN and others)--March 2, 2015

HOUSE
135
771
A Resolution honoring the life and service of Robert "Bob" Bradley, Jr., who valiantly committed himself to a lifelong pursuit of protecting others, and extending condolences to those whose lives were positively impacted by him.(Representatives HANNA, CONKLIN, MILLARD and others)--March 3, 2015