HOUSE CALENDAR
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SESSION OF 2019-2020

HOUSE CONVENES AT 11:00 A.M. E.D.S.T.
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

Bill
No.
Print.
No.
TITLE OF BILL ACTION
SECOND CONSIDERATION
AGING AND OLDER ADULT SERVICES BILL
HOUSE
775
848
An Act amending the act of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State Lottery Law, in pharmaceutical assistance for the elderly, further providing for income verification.(Representatives DIAMOND, BERNSTINE, BOBACK and others)--Aging & Older Adult Services, May 23, 2019
1

This bill provides for income verification.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
CHILDREN AND YOUTH BILL
HOUSE
309
289
An Act amending the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L.31, No.21), known as the Human Services Code, in departmental powers and duties as to supervision, providing for Keystone STARS Program participants; and, in departmental powers and duties as to licensing, further providing for fees, providing for Keystone STARS Program participants and further providing for definition.(Representatives MEHAFFIE, SOLOMON, A. DAVIS and others)--Children & Youth, April 30, 2019
10

This bill requires child care facilities to publicly display their Keystone STARS rating.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
EDUCATION BILLS
HOUSE
49
1610
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.(Representatives BROWN, PICKETT, T. DAVIS and others)--Education, May 22, 2019
2

This bill provides for the award of course credit for successful completion of coursework in personal financial literacy during grades nine through twelve.

HOUSE
239
209
An Act amending the act of June 27, 1991 (P.L.70, No.10), entitled "An act requiring the superintendent of every public school district to make available, upon request, lists of graduating seniors to armed forces recruiters; and providing a penalty for the misuse of any such lists," further providing for title and for legislative intent; providing for short title and for definitions; and further providing for list of seniors to be compiled, for optional compliance by nonpublic schools and for reimbursement of costs.(Representatives READSHAW, MURT, JAMES and others)--Education, May 13, 2019
5

This bill provides for list of seniors to be compiled, for optional compliance by nonpublic schools and for reimbursement of costs.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY BILL
HOUSE
247
999
An Act amending Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in development, further providing for well permits.(Representatives OBERLANDER, FRITZ, JAMES and others)--Environmental Resources & Energy, May 13, 2019
5

This bill amends Title 58 to provide for cross unit drilling.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
FINANCE BILL
HOUSE
269
1782
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 excluded transactions.(Representatives DRISCOLL, FARRY, DONATUCCI and others)--Finance, May 15, 2019
3

This bill amends the Tax Reform Code to provide a Realty Transfer Tax exemption for a first responders' surviving spouse or children.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
GAMING OVERSIGHT BILL
HOUSE
1325
1542
An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in burglary and other criminal intrusion, further providing for the offense of criminal trespass.(Representatives ORTITAY AND MURT)--Gaming Oversight, May 22, 2019
2

This bill provides for an evaluation for a gambling disorder for those violating the PA Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
HEALTH BILL
HOUSE
427
1089
An Act providing for health insurance coverage requirements for stage four, advanced metastatic cancer.(Representatives BENNINGHOFF, BARRAR, BERNSTINE and others)--Health, May 22, 2019
2

This bill is a freestanding act which addresses treatment of stage four, advanced metastatic cancer.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
INSURANCE BILL
HOUSE
1016
1166
An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in fraternal benefit societies, providing for solvency and further providing for benefit contract and for injunction, liquidation and receivership of domestic society.(Representatives DeLUCA, PICKETT, MILLARD and others)--Insurance, May 22, 2019
2

This bill provides for benefit contract and for injunction, liquidation and receivership of domestic society.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
JUDICIARY BILLS
HOUSE
111
1630
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 SCHEMEL, McCLINTON, SIMS and others)--Judiciary, May 06, 2019
8

This bill is a Joint Resolution amending Article V of the PA Constitution to provide for the appointment of justices to the Supreme Court and judges to the Superior and Commonwealth Courts and establishing the Appellate Court Nominating Commission.

HOUSE
1402
1835
An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in sexual offenses, providing for the offense of sexual extortion.(Representatives NESBIT, McCLINTON, KAUFFMAN and others)--Judiciary, May 22, 2019
2

This bill amends the Crimes Code to create the offense of sexual extortion.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
LABOR & INDUSTRY BILL
HOUSE
785
856
An Act amending the act of July 23, 1970 (P.L.563, No.195), known as the Public Employe Relations Act, further providing for definitions; in employee rights, providing for payments to employee organizations; and making related repeals.(Representatives KLUNK, RYAN, MOUL and others)--Labor & Industry, May 8, 2019
6

This bill amends the Public Employe Relations Act to require specific disclosure of employee rights; repeals unenforceable laws related to fair share fees.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL
HOUSE
1074
1614
An Act amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in municipal authorities, providing for governing bodies of airport authorities located in counties of the second class.(Representatives TURZAI, HENNESSEY, RYAN and others)--Local Government, May 1, 2019
9

This bill provides for governing bodies of airport authorities located in  counties of the second class.

SECOND CONSIDERATION
TRANSPORTATION BILLS
HOUSE
364
1374
An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in other required equipment, further providing for visual signals on authorized vehicles.(Representatives GABLER, BERNSTINE, BROWN and others)--Transportation, May 22, 2019
2

This bill provides for visual signals on authorized vehicles.

HOUSE
374
347
An Act amending Titles 27 (Environmental Resources) and 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, providing for Keystone Tree Fund; and, in registration of vehicles, providing for contributions to the Keystone Tree Fund.(Representatives EVERETT, SOLOMON, PASHINSKI and others)--Transportation, April 17, 2019
12

This bill amends Title 27 & 75 to provide for Keystone Tree Fund.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS BILL
HOUSE
1037
1836
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 application; and, in exemptions, applicability and penalties, further providing for penalties.(Representatives LAWRENCE, CAUSER, BERNSTINE and others)--Appropriations, May 15, 2019 Fiscal-Note Attached
3

This bill amends the PA Construction Code Act to exempt historic agricultural buildings, when used for private events and meeting certain safety provisions, from the provisions of the code.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY BILL
HOUSE
827
928
An Act designating certain activity by the Delaware River Basin Commission as the exercise of the power of eminent domain that entitles the owners of the property in question to appropriate and just compensation.(Representatives FRITZ, JAMES, PICKETT and others)--Appropriations, May 14, 2019 Fiscal-Note Attached
4

This bill designates certain activity by the Delaware River Basin Commission as the exercise of the power of eminent domain that entitles the owners of the property in question to appropriate and just compensation.

THIRD CONSIDERATION
JUDICIARY BILL
HOUSE
196
168
A Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, organizing the Judiciary into representative districts and further providing for residency requirements.(Representatives DIAMOND, BERNSTINE, CAUSER and others)--Appropriations, May 13, 2019 Fiscal-Note Attached
5

This bill proposes integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, organizing the Judiciary into representative districts and further providing for residency requirements.

RESOLUTIONS
HOUSE
74
392
A Concurrent Resolution declaring that the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is committed to equal rights for individuals with cognitive disabilities to technology and information access and calling for implementation of these rights with deliberate speed.(Representatives CRUZ, YOUNGBLOOD, HILL-EVANS and others)--Human Services, April 17, 2019
12

HOUSE
147
890
A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of unused properties, buildings and facilities owned by the Commonwealth and how to repurpose those properties, buildings and facilities for use as facilities appropriate for addiction treatment and recovery supports and to issue a report.(Representatives GREGORY, SCHMITT, DiGIROLAMO and others)--Human Services, May 8, 2019
6

HOUSE
193
1814
A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study on the mental health care provider shortage in this Commonwealth and to issue a report.(Representatives McNEILL, READSHAW, HILL-EVANS and others)--Human Services, May 15, 2019
3

HOUSE
216
1355
A Resolution establishing a legislative task force on overdose recovery and directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study on warm hand-off to treatment for individuals with a substance use disorder in this Commonwealth and to report its findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives.(Representatives POLINCHOCK, CIRESI, DiGIROLAMO and others)--Human Services, April 17, 2019
12

HOUSE
248
1853
A Concurrent Resolution urging the Congress of the United States to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Trade.(Representatives M. K. KELLER, TURZAI, DeLUCA and others)--Commerce, May 22, 2019
2

HOUSE
268
1817
A Resolution directing the Joint State Government Commission to study the impact of this Commonwealth's current behavioral health needs and behavioral health care system capacity on hospital emergency departments and patient health.(Representatives STRUZZI, HOHENSTEIN, ULLMAN and others)--Health, May 15, 2019
3