SENATE CALENDAR
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SESSION OF 2017

THE SENATE WILL CONVENE AT 9:30 AM
THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

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Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
BILL ON CONCURRENCE
IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS
AS AMENDED
HOUSE
59
2255
An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in general powers and duties, providing for salary, medical and hospital expenses for employees of the Department of Human Services and survivors' benefits and for evaluation of software programs' efficiency; in public assistance, providing for total population coordinated care management, for medical assistance waiver for treatment at institutions for mental disease related to substance use disorder, for additional funding requests for medical assistance appropriations in fiscal year 2017-2018, for supporting self-sufficiency for medical assistance receipients, and for electronic asset verification for medical assistance eligibility based on age, blindness or disability; in children and youth, further providing for provider submissions and for adoption opportunity payments and reimbursement; providing for ambulatory surgical center data collection; and making a related repeal.(Representatives MOUL and others)
1

BILLS ON THIRD CONSIDERATION
HOUSE
45
2108
An Act providing for the use of investigational drugs, biological products and medical devices by terminally ill patients.(Representatives GODSHALL and others)
1

HOUSE
118
2256
An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, implementing the 2017-2018 Commonwealth budget and instituting future budget implementation: further providing for title of act; in administrative organization, providing for employees with access to Federal tax information; in organization of independent administrative boards and commissions, providing for Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency; in Commonwealth agency fees, further providing for Department of Health, for Department of Labor and Industry and for Pennsylvania State Police; in powers and duties of the Department of Justice and its departmental administrative boards, providing for collections by Attorney general; in powers and duties of Department of Corrections, providing for notice of public hearing for State correctional institution closure; in powers and duties of Department of Education and its departmental administrative boards and commissions, providing for Higher Education Regulatory Restricted Account; providing for Joint Underwriting Association; in powers and duties of Department of Environmental Protection, its officers and departmental and advisory boards and commissions, further providing for Environmental Quality Board and for municipal recycling grants and providing for water treatment facilities; providing for powers and duties of Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; in powers and duties of Department of Health and its departmental administrative and advisory boards, providing for Emergency Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Program; in Department of Aging, providing for PACE and PACENET program payments and for older adult daily living centers; in powers and duties of Department of Human Services and its departmental administrative and advisory boards and commissions, providing for child protective services fees; providing for jail facilities; in powers and duties of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, providing for alternative energy portfolio standards; providing for judicial administration; and making related repeals.(Representatives KAUFER and others)
1

SENATE
135
116
An Act amending Title 34 (Game) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in hunting and furtaking, further providing for dogs pursuing, injuring or killing big game.(Senators SCAVELLO and others)
1

SENATE
168
140
An Act providing for notice and disclosure of proposed collective bargaining agreements and related documents and for open records.(Senators STEFANO and others)
8

HOUSE
178
2257
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in preliminary provisions, further providing for Keystone Exams and providing for Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan Review; in school directors, providing for school director training programs; in school district financial recovery, further providing for additional criteria and providing for financial administrator in financial watch school district; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects; in district superintendents and assistant district superintendents, further providing for reports, for manner of election or approval and for term and salary of assistants; in professional employees, further providing for causes for suspension, for persons to be suspended and for appeals to superintendent of public instruction; in certification of teachers, further providing for granting provisional college certificates and for evaluation of applications for certification; in pupils and attendance, further providing for nonprofit school food program; in drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program, further providing for establishment of drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program, for scope of program and selection of students, for establishment and payment of tuition, for term of drug and alcohol recovery high school pilot program and for reporting; in terms and courses of study, further providing for fire and emergency evacuation drills, for alcohol, chemical and tobacco abuse program and for agriculture education and providing for Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments and repealing provisions relating to annual report; in rural regional college for underserved counties, further providing for establishment; 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; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2017-2018; in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for definitions, for student-weighted basic education funding, for payments to intermediate units, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status and for Ready-to-Learn Block Grant; in State Board of Education, further providing for powers and duties of the board; further providing for the applicability of Act 2016-138; and making editorial changes.(Representatives DAY and others)
1

HOUSE
211
1269
An Act providing for a grant program for a Statewide 2-1-1 system and imposing duties on the Department of Human Services.(Representatives BLOOM and others)
7

HOUSE
234
200
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for collection of restitution, reparation, fees, costs, fines and penalties.(Representatives D. COSTA and others)
7

HOUSE
236
202
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in judgments and other liens, further providing for personal earnings exempt from process; and, in sentencing, further providing for payment of court costs, restitution and fines.(Representatives CORBIN and others)
7

HOUSE
280
2220
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in bonds and recognizances, further providing for bail to be governed by general rules.(Representatives DELOZIER and others)
8

HOUSE
285
2221
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, further providing for collection of restitution, reparation, fees, costs, fines and penalties.(Representatives STEPHENS and others)
7

HOUSE
409
2155
An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions and for Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council and providing for review of updated sections and adoption of updated sections into Uniform Construction Code; in Uniform Construction Code, further providing for revised or successor codes; further providing for changes in Uniform Construction Code; in training and certification of inspectors, further providing for education and training programs; and, in exemptions, applicability and penalties, further providing for applicability to certain buildings.(Representatives EVANKOVICH and others)
7

HOUSE
411
1014
An Act amending the act of July 10, 1981 (P.L.214, No.67), known as the Bingo Law, further providing for definitions, for rules for licensing and operation and for penalty.(Representatives KLUNK and others)
7

HOUSE
453
2258
An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176), known as The Fiscal Code, implementing the 2017-2018 Commonwealth budget and instituting future budget implementation: in Treasury Department, providing for provisions for General Assembly; in Department of Auditor General, further providing for audits of agencies receiving State aid and providing for audits of interstate commissions; in procedure for the disbursement of money from the State Treasury, further providing for settlement agreements and enforcement actions; in financially distressed municipalities, providing for payroll tax; in oil and gas wells, further providing for definitions, providing for Oil and Gas Lease Fund, repealing provisions relating to oil and gas operations in the South Newark Basin and providing for temporary cessation of oil and gas wells; in transportation network companies and motor carrier companies, providing for regulation of taxicabs and limousines by parking authority of city of the first class, for penalties and for provision of transportation network service; in Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund, further providing for funding; in Pennsylvania Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund, further providing for other grants; in Tobacco Settlement Fund, further providing for use of fund; in Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund, further providing for definitions, for fund and for distributions from fund; in miscellaneous limitations and transfers, further providing for drug and alcohol programs and providing for Workers' Compensation Security Fund; in Natural Gas Infrastructure Development Fund, further providing for definitions and for transfer of funds; providing for First Chance Trust Fund; in 2016-2017 restrictions on appropriations for funds and accounts, repealing provisions relating to fund transfers; in general budget implementation, further providing for Department of Agriculture, for Department of Community and Economic Development, for Department of Education, for Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, for Department of Human Services, for Commonwealth Financing Authority Restricted Revenue Account and for surcharges, providing for Multimodal Transportation Fund, further providing for Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and providing for sales by distilleries, for suspension for inspection deficiencies, for State Employees' Retirement System Restricted Account and for Public School Employees' Retirement System Restricted Account; in school district debt refinancing bonds, further providing for sinking fund charges for school building projects and for Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee; repealing provisions relating to 2012-2013 budget implementation and 2012-2013 restrictions on appropriations for funds and accounts; providing for 2017-2018 budget implementation and for 2017-2018 restrictions on appropriations for funds and accounts; making an editorial change; and making related repeals.(Representatives RYAN and others)
1

SENATE
503
500
An Act amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in open meetings, further providing for executive sessions.(Senators AUMENT and others)
8

SENATE
504
753
An Act amending the act of February 14, 2008 (P.L.6, No.3), known as the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records.(Senators MARTIN and others)
8

HOUSE
542
2259
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, further providing for the title of the act; in sales and use tax, further providing for definitions, for imposition of tax and for exclusions from tax; providing for marketplace providers and marketplace sellers; further providing for remote sales reports; in personal income tax, providing for the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program Tax Exemption, repealing provisions relating to contribution for Korea/Vietnam Memorial National Education Center and further providing for operational provisions; in corporate net income tax, further providing for definitions and providing for qualified manufacturing innovation and reinvestment deduction; in gross receipts tax, further providing for imposition of tax and establishing the Natural Gas Optimization Fund and Natural Gas Optimization Program; in realty transfer tax, further providing for definitions and for exempt parties; in entertainment production tax credit, further providing for definitions and for credit for qualified film production expenses, providing for film production tax credit districts and establishing the Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program; in city revitalization and improvement zones, further providing for restrictions and for transfer of property; in neighborhood improvement zones, further providing for definitions and providing for transfer of property; in keystone opportunity zones, keystone opportunity expansion zones and keystone opportunity improvement zones, further providing for additional keystone opportunity zones; in inheritance tax, further providing for timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment; providing for an electric grid virtual financial transactions tax; in Public Transportation Assistance Fund, further providing for fund; providing for fireworks, for unconventional gas wells, for unconventional natural gas air quality protection and for environmental permitting reform; in procedure and administration, further providing for petition for reassessment, for petition procedure and for review by board; providing for Tobacco Master Settlement Payment Fund; in general provisions, further providing for timely filing; providing for severability; and making related repeals.(Representatives THOMAS and others)
1

SENATE
616
690
An Act amending Title 9 (Burial Grounds) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for notice of burial benefits; and imposing a penalty.(Senators McILHINNEY and others)
6

SENATE
629
709
An Act amending Titles 12 (Commerce and Trade) and 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in fraudulent transfers, further providing for short title of chapter and definitions, for insolvency, for value, for transfers fraudulent as to present and future creditors, for transfers fraudulent as to present creditors, for when transfer is made or obligation is incurred, for remedies of creditors, for defenses, liability and protection of transferee and for extinguishment of cause of action, providing for governing law and for application to series organization, further providing for supplementary provisions and providing for uniformity of application and construction and for relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act; and, in support matters generally, further providing for continuing jurisdiction over support orders.(Senators RESCHENTHALER and others)
7

HOUSE
631
668
An Act amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sentencing, providing for a mandatory period of probation for certain sexual offenders.(Representatives MARSICO and others)
7

SENATE
663
781
An Act amending the act of November 10, 1999 (P.L.491, No.45), known as the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, in adoption and enforcement by municipalities, further providing for administration and enforcement.(Senators LAUGHLIN and others)
8

SENATE
751
925
An Act amending Title 7 (Banks and Banking) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in mortgage loan industry licensing and consumer protection, further providing for definitions, for license requirements, for exceptions to license requirements, for general requirements, for powers conferred on certain licensees engaged in the mortgage loan business, for mortgage loan business prohibitions, for application for license, for license fees and for licensee requirements and providing for the promulgation of regulations to effectively incorporate Federal regulations.(Senator WHITE)
2

SENATE
781
1068
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in registration of vehicles, further providing for person with disability plate and placard.(Senators BROOKS and others)
7

SENATE
785
1092
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions, further providing for definitions; in registration of vehicles, further providing for vehicles exempt from registration; and providing for operation of golf carts.(Senators RAFFERTY and others)
3

HOUSE
1490
2163
An Act amending Title 66 (Public Utilities) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in rates and distribution systems, further providing for rates to be just and reasonable; and providing for water and sewer authorities in cities of the second class.(Representatives TURZAI and others)
8

HOUSE
1523
2084
An Act amending Title 44 (Law and Justice) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in DNA data and testing, further providing for policy, for definitions, for powers and duties of State Police, for State DNA Data Base, for State DNA Data Bank, for State Police recommendation of additional offenses, for procedural compatibility with FBI and for DNA sample required upon conviction, delinquency adjudication and certain ARD cases, providing for collection from persons accepted from other jurisdictions and further providing for procedures for withdrawal, collection and transmission of DNA samples, for procedures for conduct, disposition and use of DNA analysis, for DNA data base exchange and for expungement.(Representatives MARSICO and others)
7

BILLS ON SECOND CONSIDERATION
HOUSE
105
1573
An Act amending the act of December 4, 1996 (P.L.911, No.147), known as the Telemarketer Registration Act, further providing for definitions, for unlawful acts and penalties and for unwanted telephone solicitation calls prohibited.(Representatives COX and others)
10

SENATE
145
120
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in accidents and accident reports, further providing for duty to give information and render aid.(Senators YAW and others)
3

SENATE
471
941
An Act amending Title 68 (Real and Personal Property) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in real property, providing for real estate foreclosure of vacant and abandoned property and for sheriff's commission and credit or attorney fees.(Senators BLAKE and others)
7

SENATE
723
1039
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in high schools, further providing for courses of study.(Senators RAFFERTY and others)
10

SENATE
753
958
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in miscellaneous provisions relating to accidents and accident reports, further providing for accident scene clearance.(Senators RAFFERTY and others)
3

HOUSE
831
1840
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions relating to operation of vehicles, further providing for obedience to authorized persons directing traffic and providing for drivers in organized motorcycle processions; and, in rules of the road in general, further providing for following too closely.(Representatives M. K. KELLER and others)
8