LEGISLATIVE NEWS
Bill Status Report
11-25-2014 - 16:03:29


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HB 23   Grell, Glen
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) extensively revising the Uniform Arbitration Act; and making editorial changes.
Companions: HCO 189 (M)
Bill History: 10-20-14 H Laid on the table
10-20-14 H Removed from the table
11-12-14 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 24   Grell, Glen
Amends Titles 23 (Commercial Code), 30 (Fish) & 75 (Vehicles) revising secured transaction provisions to control electronic chattel paper, perfection, security interest or agricultural lien, financing statement, claims; transition.
Companions: HCO 191 (M)
SB 381 (Related)
Bill History: 03-19-13 H Third consideration
03-19-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:194/N: 0)
04-03-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 25   Grell, Glen
Amends Titles 42 (Judiciary) & 57 (Notaries Public) enacting uniform laws on attestation in areas of unsworn foreign declarations & notarial acts; making editorial changes; making related repeals; & abrogating a regulation.
Companions: HCO 192 (M)
Bill History: 10-01-13 G In the hands of the Governor
10-11-13 G Last day for Governor's action
10-09-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 73 )

HB 71   Godshall, Robert
Amends Mcare Act providing for hospital care or assistance necessitated by traumatic injury immunity.
Companions: HCO 146 (M)
Bill History: 01-09-13 H Filed
01-10-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 74   Godshall, Robert
Amend Title 42 (Judiciary) changing defs.; further providing for the unified judicial system; est. appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court; transfers, lien of judgments for money, direct appeals & original jurisdiction.
Companions: HB 184 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 152 (M)
Bill History: 01-09-13 H Filed
01-10-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 76   Cox, Jim
Act providing for tax levies and information related to taxes; authorizing the imposition of a personal income tax or an earned income tax by a school district subject to voter approval; & repealing certain provisions of the Public School Code.
Companions: HCO 615 (M)
SB 76 (Identical)
Bill History: 10-15-13 H Public hearing held in committee Senate Finance
02-10-14 H Discussed in Budget Hearing - Independent F...Senate Appropriations
04-30-14 H Discussed in public hearing Senate Finance

HB 79   Harper, Kate
Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Pennsylvania further providing for compensation and retirement of justices, judges and justices of the peace.
Companions: HB 2129 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 16 (M)
Bill History: 10-22-13 S Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
10-24-13 S Assigned Joint Resolution #JR-3 of 2013
10-22-13 S Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 3

HB 87   Ross, Chris
Amends Title 15 (Corporations), in officers, directors and members relating to nonprofit corporations, further providing for manner of giving notice.
Companions: HCO 144 (M)
Bill History: 05-13-13 H Third consideration
05-13-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:197/N: 0)
05-24-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 203   Godshall, Robert
Amends the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act providing for medical professional liability actions.
Companions: HB 299 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 549 (M)
Bill History: 01-18-13 H Filed
01-22-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 204   Godshall, Robert
Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of PA, authorizing legislation to limit recovery of noneconomic punitive damages in medical malpractice actions.
Companions: HB 301 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 549 (M)
Bill History: 01-18-13 H Filed
01-22-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 286   Kula, Deberah
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) providing for prevention of abduction of children.
Companions: HB 2136 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SB 1449 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 533 (M)
SB 689 (Related)
Bill History: 03-13-13 H Third consideration
03-13-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:196/N: 0)
03-15-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 300   Frankel, Dan
Amends the PA Human Relations Act further providing for title, findings & declaration of policy, right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing & accommodation; providing for unlawful discriminatory practices.
Companions: HB 300 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO1593 (M)
Bill History: 06-09-14 H Press conference held
06-16-14 H Press conference held
10-02-14 H Discussed in public hearing House Democratic Policy Committee

HB 414   O'Neill, Bernie
Amends Title 21 (Domestic Relations) & 42 (Judiciary), in child custody, for factors to consider; child abuse & involvement with CPS; release of info.; & in juvenile matters, for inspection of court files & records.
Companions: HCO 830 (M)
Bill History: 12-28-13 G Last day for Governor's action
12-18-13 G Press conference held
12-18-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 107 )

HB 436   Stephens, Todd
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in child protective services, further providing for persons required to report suspected child abuse; providing for privileged communications; & penalties for failure to report.
Companions: HCO1011 (M)
Bill History: 04-09-14 G In the hands of the Governor
04-19-14 G Last day for Governor's action
04-15-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 32 )

HB 513   Stevenson, Dick
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries) further providing for payment to family & funeral directors, for settlement of small estates on petition and for estates not exceeding $25,000.
Companions: HCO 705 (M)
Bill History: 06-30-13 G In the hands of the Governor
07-10-13 G Last day for Governor's action
07-02-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 35 )

HB 515   Stevenson, Dick
Amends PA Municipalities Planning Code further providing for definitions; & providing for mailed notice in certain proceedings.
Companions: HCO 706 (M)
Bill History: 06-30-13 G In the hands of the Governor
07-10-13 G Last day for Governor's action
07-02-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 36 )

HB 554   Scavello, Mario
Amends Title 45 (Legal Notices) adding a definition of "community paper of mass dissemination"; and further providing for legal advertising.
Companions: HB 203 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 727 (M)
Bill History: 02-05-13 H Filed
02-06-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Local Government

HB 642   Youngblood, Rosita
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in children & minors, further providing for defs., custody, partial custody & supervised physical custody, adoption & factors to consider when awarding custody; & editorial change.
Companions: HCO 918 (M)
Bill History: 08-26-13 H Meeting cancelled for 08/28/13 House Children and Youth
11-12-13 H Hearing set for 10:30 a.m., Room 60, East W...House Children and Youth
11-12-13 H Public hearing held in committee House Children and Youth

HB 656   Hickernell, David
Act providing for financial assistance to foster youth & youth adopted from foster care system; reducing long-term costs; making college accessible; & encouraging adoption by assisting families with postsecondary education.
Companions: HB 590 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 975 (M)
Bill History: 02-08-13 H Filed
02-11-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Children and Youth

HB 717   Baker, Matt
Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to PA Constitution providing for hearing & deciding cases involving dissolution of marriage, custody, child support, spousal support, alimony, division of marital property & related matters.
Companions: HB 2283 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 629 (M)
Bill History: 02-12-13 H Filed
02-14-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Children and Youth

HB 726   Petri, Scott
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in child protective services, further providing for defs.; providing for exclusions; for disposition of founded & indicated reports, amendment or expunction, investigation & court proceedings.
Companions: HCO 169 (M)
Bill History: 12-18-13 G In the hands of the Governor
12-28-13 G Last day for Governor's action
12-18-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 108 )

HB 729   Petri, Scott
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in adoption, for defs., hearing, alt. procedure, involuntary termination & petition; for notice; for report of intention to adopt, intermediary & consents; & repealing provisions.
Companions: HCO1187 (M)
Bill History: 02-13-13 H Filed
02-14-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Children and Youth

HB 749   Delozier, Sheryl
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in PA Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, further providing for court authorization of a transfer &, in trusts, further providing for pooled trusts for persons with disabilities.
Companions: HCO 428 (M)
Bill History: 02-13-13 H Filed
02-14-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 804   Cutler, Bryan
Amends Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act providing for emergency care.
Companions: HB 2299 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO1024 (M)
Bill History: 04-02-14 H Informational meeting held House Insurance
04-30-14 H Press conference held
09-04-14 H Press conference call held

HB 848   Boyle, Kevin
Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) further providing for special plates for recipients of the Medal of Honor.
Companions: HCO 35 (M)
Bill History: 02-25-13 H Filed
03-11-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 911   Denlinger, Gordon
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) providing for a statute of repose.
Companions: HCO1010 (M)
Bill History: 03-06-13 H Filed
03-11-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 942   Major, Sandra
Amends Act requiring recorders of deeds to prepare & keep in their respective offices general, direct & ad sectum indexes of deeds & mortgages providing for requirements of certain instruments as a condition of recordation; editorial changes.
Companions: HCO1198 (M)
Bill History: 04-30-14 H Third consideration
04-30-14 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:195/N: 2)
05-07-14 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 992   Kampf, Warren
Amends Title 15 (Corporations & Unincorporated Associations) further providing for defs.; for electronic signatures in global & national commerce; in administration, for applicability; renaming Corporation Bureau; making related repeals.
Companions: HCO1309 (M)
Bill History: 04-24-13 H Third consideration
04-24-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:194/N: 1)
05-07-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 1008   Matzie, Robert
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in juries & jurors, further providing for exemptions from jury duty.
Companions: HCO1241 (M)
Bill History: 03-13-13 H Filed
03-14-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 1009   Matzie, Robert
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in juries & jurors, further providing for compensation of and travel allowance for jurors.
Companions: HB 1998 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO1238 (M)
Bill History: 03-13-13 H Filed
03-14-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 1041   Hackett, Joe
Amends Title 35 (Health and Safety), in emergency telephone service, for prohibited release of information.
Companions: HB 1174 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO1146 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-13 H Third consideration
10-15-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:200/N: 0)
10-21-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

HB 1075   Moul, Dan
Amends Public Welfare Code providing for medical assistance payments, coverage, copay, premiums; for payments to counties for services to children; quality care assessment, Trauma Systems Stabilization, human services block grant program.
Companions: HCO1106 (M)
Bill History: 07-08-13 G In the hands of the Governor
07-18-13 G Last day for Governor's action
07-09-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 55 )

HB 1128   Ross, Chris
Amends Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) codifying the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Act and the Goods and Services Installment Sales Act; making conforming amendments to Titles 7 and 42; and making related repeals.
Companions: HCO1610 (M)
Bill History: 11-19-13 G In the hands of the Governor
11-29-13 G Last day for Governor's action
11-27-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 98 )

HB 1218   Saylor, Stanley
Amends the Landlord & Tenant Act further providing for appeal by tenant; & providing for death of a tenant, early termination of leases by individuals with disabilities & senior citizens or termination because of violence, assaul
Companions: HCO1645 (M)
Bill History: 05-06-14 H Third consideration
05-06-14 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:201/N: 0)
05-16-14 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Urban Affairs and Housing

HB 1258   Harper, Kate
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) further providing for automatic retirement on age.
Bill History: 04-29-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary
05-14-13 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., Room 205, Ryan ...House Judiciary
05-14-13 H Passed over in committee House Judiciary

HB 1285   Cutler, Bryan
Amends the Administrative Code providing for the State Geospatial Coordinating Board.
Companions: HCO1336 (M)
Bill History: 12-04-13 S Set on the Senate Calendar
12-04-13 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations
12-09-13 S Discussed in Environmental Issues Forum Joint Legislative Conservation Committee

HB 1337   Toohil, Tarah
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in facilities & supplies relating to judicial computer system, for surcharge & fee deposit; &, in disposition of obsolete records, for form of permanent recordation & copies of records.
Companions: HCO1722 (M)
Bill History: 07-09-14 G In the hands of the Governor
07-19-14 G Last day for Governor's action
07-09-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 113 )

HB 1349   Metcalfe, Daryl
Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and providing for marriage.
Companions: HB 1434 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 82 (M)
Bill History: 05-07-13 H Filed
05-08-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government
07-17-13 H Press conference held

HB 1353   Kampf, Warren
Amends Titles 51 (Military Affairs) & 71 (State Government) further providing for military leaves of absence; providing for State Employees' Defined Contribution Plan, further providing for contributions, benefits, service, & funds.
Companions: HB 1352 (Related)
Bill History: 10-15-14 H Laid on the table
10-15-14 H Removed from the table
11-12-14 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1409   Ross, Chris
Amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) providing for tax foreclosure; and making related repeals.
Companions: HCO1824 (M)
Bill History: 05-16-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs
11-12-13 H Hearing set for 11:30 a.m., Room G-50, Irvi...House Urban Affairs
11-12-13 H Informational meeting held House Urban Affairs

HB 1444   White, Jesse
Act providing for abandonment of mineral rights in real property, for the recording by surface owners of title to mineral rights in their real property after ten years of nonuse by subsurface owner; & establishing right of action to settle.
Companions: HB 37 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HCO 381 (M)
Bill History: 05-23-13 H Filed
05-28-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 1462   Delozier, Sheryl
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates, and Fiduciaries), in PA Uniform Transfers to Minors Act, further providing for court authorization of a transfer.
Companions: HB 2285 (Refiled from 11R Session)
Bill History: 06-19-13 H Third consideration
06-19-13 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:198/N: 0)
06-21-13 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 1574   Killion, Thomas
Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act further providing for purpose, for definitions, for required services, for board of directors, for contracts with practitioners, hospitals and insurance companies.
Companions: HCO1996 (M)
Bill History: 06-26-14 G In the hands of the Governor
07-06-14 G Last day for Governor's action
07-02-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 96 )

HB 1575   Killion, Thomas
Amends Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) further providing for purposes of limited liability companies.
Companions: HCO1996 (M)
Bill History: 06-26-14 G In the hands of the Governor
07-06-14 G Last day for Governor's action
07-02-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 97 )

HB 1620   Daley, Peter
Amends Title 12 (Commerce and Trade) requiring responsible franchise practices; conferring powers and duties upon the DCED; and establishing remedies and penalties.
Companions: HCO2114 (M)
Bill History: 07-24-13 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Consumer Affairs
11-19-13 H Hearing set for 9:30 a.m., Room 140 Main Ca...House Consumer Affairs
11-19-13 H Public hearing held in committee House Consumer Affairs

HB 1750   Maher, John
Amends Title 18 (Crimes & Offenses), in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of cruelty to animals.
Companions: HCO2357 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-14 S Third consideration
10-15-14 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 36/N: 12)
10-16-14 H Received as amended in House and rereferred House Rules

HB 1808   Masser, Kurt
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in limitation of time, further providing for claims of adverse possession under certain circumstances; & providing for uniform notice, for mesne profits and for reimbursement.
Companions: HCO2288 (M)
Bill History: 01-29-14 H Third consideration
01-29-14 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:183/N: 13)
02-28-14 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 2031   Neuman, Brandon
Amends the Tax Reform Code, in realty transfer tax, further providing for excluded definitions.
Companions: HCO2664 (M)
Bill History: 06-25-14 H Removed from the table
06-25-14 H Laid on the table
11-12-14 H Set on the Tabled Calendar

HB 2102   Tobash, Mike
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in juries and jurors, further providing for exemptions from jury duty for list of disqualified jurors.
Companions: HCO2811 (M)
Bill History: 10-06-14 H Third consideration
10-06-14 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:197/N: 0)
10-07-14 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 2120   Masser, Kurt
Amends Title 53 (Municipalities Generally), in neighborhood blight, reclamation & revitalization, defs., asset attachment, out-of-state owners of property in this Commonwealth, and for duty of association and trust owners.
Companions: HCO2717 (M)
Bill History: 10-16-14 G In the hands of the Governor
10-26-14 G Last day for Governor's action
10-22-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 171 )

HB 2234   Turzai, Mike
Amends Titles 15 (Corporations & Unincorporated Associations) & 54 (Names) modernizing the law on corporations & unincorporated associations.
Companions: HCO3073 (M)
Bill History: 10-16-14 G In the hands of the Governor
10-26-14 G Last day for Governor's action
10-22-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 172 )

HCO 51   Knowles, Jerry
Creates an exception to governmental immunity for a municipality encouraging unauthorized aliens to take up residence if the unauthorized alien causes damages to persons or property as a result of criminal activity.
Bill History: 12-12-12 H Filed

HCO 189   Grell, Glen
Creates the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act.
Companions: HB 23 (M)
Bill History: 12-19-12 H Filed

HCO 191   Grell, Glen
Amendments to PA's Uniform Commercial Code which governs secured transactions.
Companions: HB 24 (M)
Bill History: 12-19-12 H Filed

HCO 192   Grell, Glen
Updates and improves PA laws regarding notarizations, acknowledgements and unsworn foreign declarations.
Companions: HB 25 (M)
Bill History: 12-19-12 H Filed

HCO 428   Delozier, Sheryl
Raises dollar limit under the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act.
Companions: HB 749 (M)
Bill History: 01-04-13 H Filed

HCO 533   Kula, Deberah
Creates the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act.
Companions: HB 286 (M)
Bill History: 01-09-13 H Filed

HCO 549   Godshall, Robert
Legislative package regarding medical malpractice claims and actions.
Companions: HB 203 (M)
HB 204 (M)
Bill History: 01-09-13 H Filed

HR 471   Grell, Glen
Resolution designating the week of October 20 through 26, 2013 as "Pro Bono Week" in PA.
Companions: HCO2282 (M)
SR 227 (Related)
Bill History: 09-25-13 H Filed
09-26-13 H Introduced as noncontroversial resolution
10-01-13 H Adopted (Vote: Y:194/N: 0)

HR 494   Grell, Glen
Resolution designating October 18, 2013 as "Conflict Resolution Day" in Pennsylvania.
Companions: HCO2351 (M)
Bill History: 10-09-13 H Filed
10-11-13 H Introduced as noncontroversial resolution
10-16-13 H Adopted (Vote: Y:199/N: 0)

HR 1002   Grell, Glen
Resolution designating the week of October 18 through 24, 2014, as "Pro Bono Week" in Pennsylvania.
Companions: HCO3536 (M)
SR 460 (Related)
Bill History: 09-12-14 H Filed
09-15-14 H Introduced as noncontroversial resolution
10-06-14 H Adopted (Vote: Y:197/N: 0)

SB 4   Brubaker, Michael
Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania providing for criteria for institutions of purely public charity.
Companions: HB 724 (Identical)
SCO 588 (M)
Bill History: 06-28-13 H Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
06-28-13 H Assigned Joint Resolution #JR-2 of 2013
06-28-13 H Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 2

SB 21   Ward, Kim
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in provisions for reporting suspected child abuse, further providing for defs, for persons required to report; for reporting; procedure; documentary evidence; for education & training.
Companions: SCO 769 (M)
Bill History: 04-09-14 G In the hands of the Governor
04-19-14 G Last day for Governor's action
04-15-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 33 )

SB 23   Baker, Lisa
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in child protective services, further providing for defs.; & providing for expunction of information of perpetrator who was under 18 years of age when child abuse was committed.
Companions: SCO 770 (M)
Bill History: 12-16-13 G In the hands of the Governor
12-26-13 G Last day for Governor's action
12-18-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 117 )

SB 76   Argall, David
Act providing for tax levies & information related to taxes; imposition of PIT by school district to voter approval; sales & use tax for education funding, increase for tax; establishing Education Stabilization Fund; repealing provisions.
Companions: HB 76 (Identical)
SCO 544 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-14 S Press conference held
10-16-14 S Set on the Senate Calendar
10-16-14 S Laid on the table

SB 84   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) further providing for six months limitation and for deficiency judgments.
Companions: SCO 58 (M)
Bill History: 03-12-14 G In the hands of the Governor
03-12-14 G Last day for Governor's action
03-14-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 20 )

SB 99   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 2 (Administrative Law and Procedure) consolidating provisions on administrative procedure and rulemaking; and making related repeals.
Companions: SCO 180 (M)
Bill History: 03-18-13 S Third consideration
03-18-13 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 48/N: 0)
03-20-13 H Received in the House and referred to House State Government

SB 113   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 48 (Lodging and Housing) consolidating statutory provisions on hotels; and making related repeals.
Companions: SCO 223 (M)
Bill History: 01-09-13 S Filed
01-09-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Urban Affairs and Housing

SB 116   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 10 (Charities) consolidating the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act; consolidating the Institutions of Purely Public Charity Act; and making related repeals.
Companions: SB 1520 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 260 (M)
Bill History: 01-14-13 S Filed
01-14-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Government

SB 117   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in orphans' court division, providing for appointment, purpose & compensation; &, in incapacitated persons, for venue & confidentiality; for petition & hearing; guardianship services.
Companions: SB 1614 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 333 (M)
Bill History: 02-12-13 S First consideration
03-12-13 S Set on the Senate Calendar
03-12-13 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

SB 151   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) providing for court reporting contracts.
Companions: SB 48 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 81 (M)
Bill History: 01-15-13 S Filed
01-15-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 174   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in juries & jurors, further providing for exemptions from jury duty.
Companions: SCO 159 (M)
Remarks: Oppose age exemption only
Bill History: 01-15-13 S Filed
01-15-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 175   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 2 (Administrative Law & Procedure), in practice & procedure of Commonwealth agencies, further providing for the contents and service of adjudications.
Companions: SB 68 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 163 (M)
Bill History: 01-15-13 S Filed
01-15-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 258   Yaw, Gene
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in particular rights and immunities, providing for the actions to quiet title involving subsurface rights.
Companions: SCO 501 (M)
Bill History: 02-12-13 S Passed over in committee Senate Environmental Resources and Energy
03-19-13 S Hearing set for 9:30 a.m., Hearing Room 1, ...Senate Environmental Resources and Energy
03-19-13 S Public hearing held in committee Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

SB 298   Williams, Anthony
Joint Resolution proposing integrated amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of PA changing & adding provisions relating to selection of justices and judges.
Companions: HB 1848 (Related)
SCO 481 (M)
Bill History: 02-01-13 S Filed
02-01-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 300   Browne, Patrick
Amends the PA Human Relations Act further providing for findings & declaration of policy, right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing & public accommodation; for unlawful discriminatory practices, education & remedy.
Companions: SB 1050 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 917 (M)
Bill History: 06-09-14 S Press conference held
06-16-14 S Press conference held
10-02-14 S Discussed in public hearing House Democratic Policy Committee

SB 304   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Titles 15 (Corporations) & 54 (Names) making revisions to preliminary material; corporate powers, officers, shareholders, foreign corporations; further providing for corporate names; & making related repeals.
Companions: SB 884 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 57 (M)
Bill History: 06-30-13 G In the hands of the Governor
07-10-13 G Last day for Governor's action
07-09-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 67 )

SB 380   Eichelberger, John
Amends Title 13 (Commercial Code), in transfer of funds, further providing for exclusion of consumer transactions governed by Federal law, and making an editorial change.
Companions: HB 2485 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HB 22 (Related)
SCO 552 (M)
Bill History: 02-12-13 S Third consideration
02-12-13 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 50/N: 0)
02-14-13 H Received in the House and referred to House Judiciary

SB 381   Eichelberger, John
Amends Titles 13 (Commercial Code), 30 (Fish), & 75 (Vehicles) revising secured transaction provisions relating to defs., restrictions, ins. receivables, financing statements, & imposing duties on DGC and Dept. of Transportation.
Companions: HB 24 (Related)
SCO 550 (M)
Bill History: 06-26-13 G In the hands of the Governor
07-06-13 G Last day for Governor's action
06-27-13 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 30 )

SB 429   Costa, Jay
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries) further providing for payments to family and funeral directors.
Companions: SB 523 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 435 (M)
Bill History: 03-12-13 S First consideration
04-17-13 S Set on the Senate Calendar
04-17-13 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

SB 445   Baker, Lisa
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in particular rights & immunities, providing for liability rules applicable to product sellers.
Companions: SB 383 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 488 (M)
Bill History: 02-07-13 S Filed
02-07-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 446   Baker, Lisa
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in limitation of time, providing for statute of repose in product liability actions.
Companions: SB 384 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 489 (M)
Bill History: 02-07-13 S Filed
02-07-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 473   Costa, Jay
Amends the Right-to-Know Law further providing for exceptions for public records.
Companions: SB 864 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HB 441 (Related)
HB 2255 (Related)
SCO 456 (M)
Bill History: 02-11-13 S Filed
02-11-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Government

SB 510   Browne, Patrick
Amends Title 18 (Crimes & Offenses) further providing for cruelty to animals.
Companions: SB 626 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SB 965 (Related)
SCO 559 (M)
Bill History: 02-14-13 S Filed
02-14-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 511   Kasunic, Richard
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) abrogating the common law doctrines of adverse possession and easement by prescription; and making a related repeal.
Companions: SB 1422 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 272 (M)
Bill History: 02-20-13 S Filed
02-20-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 533   Leach, Daylin
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) further providing for relatives' liability and procedure.
Companions: SB 439 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 499 (M)
Bill History: 02-21-13 S Filed
02-21-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 553   Rafferty, John
Act prohibiting employment of illegal aliens; requiring participation in Basic Pilot Program as condition for state grants; prohibiting tax deductions for certain compensation; suspension of license; private cause of action.
Companions: SB 947 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HB 2430 (Related)
SCO 351 (M)
Bill History: 02-21-13 S Filed
02-21-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor and Industry

SB 561   Rafferty, John
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) adding & changing defs.; further providing for unified judicial system, est. appellate division of Medical Professional Liability Court; appeals, powers & duties, Commission, judges, & making editorial changes.
Companions: SCO 347 (M)
Bill History: 02-22-13 S Filed
02-22-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 567   Rafferty, John
Act providing for a memorandum of understanding between the Commonwealth and the United States Department of Justice or Department of Homeland Security.
Companions: SB 737 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 300 (M)
Bill History: 02-22-13 S Filed
02-22-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Law and Justice

SB 620   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in powers of attorney, further providing for gen. provisions, special rules for gifts; for agent's duties, implementation, liability, refusal to accept and validity.
Companions: HB 1429 (Related)
SCO 707 (M)
Bill History: 03-18-13 S Third consideration
03-18-13 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 48/N: 0)
03-20-13 H Received in the House and referred to House Judiciary

SB 621   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in orphans' court divisions, for nonmandatory exercise of jurisdiction; in wills, for rules; interest in real estate; authority of health care agent; powers of attorney.
Companions: SCO 709 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-14 H Meeting set for Off the Floor, Rules Commit...Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
10-15-14 H Meeting cancelled for 10/15/14 Senate Rules and Executive Nominations
11-12-14 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 689   Corman, Jake
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) providing for prevention of abduction of children.
Companions: SB 1449 (Refiled from 11R Session)
HB 286 (Related)
SCO 702 (M)
Bill History: 01-15-14 G In the hands of the Governor
01-25-14 G Last day for Governor's action
01-22-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 5 )

SB 714   Mensch, Bob
Amends Workers' Compensation Act further providing for the definition of "employe."
Companions: SB 1077 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 538 (M)
Bill History: 03-20-13 S Filed
03-20-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Labor and Industry

SB 771   Gordner, John
Amends the Administrative Code providing for the State Geospatial Coordinating Board.
Companions: SCO 732 (M)
Bill History: 10-16-14 G In the hands of the Governor
10-26-14 G Last day for Governor's action
10-22-14 G Approved by the Governor (Act: 178 )

SB 835   Browne, Patrick
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) further providing for death action.
Companions: SB 466 (Refiled from 11R Session)
SCO 735 (M)
Bill History: 05-07-13 S Third consideration
05-07-13 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 50/N: 0)
05-09-13 H Received in the House and referred to House Judiciary

SB 975   Browne, Patrick
Amends Title 7 (Banks and Banking) and 18 (Crimes and Offenses) providing for micro loan reform and imposing penalties; further providing for deceptive or fraudulent business practices; & providing for unlicensed lending.
Companions: SCO1058 (M)
Bill History: 06-24-13 S Removed from the table
07-03-13 S Set on the Senate Calendar
07-03-13 S Laid on the table

SB 979   Greenleaf, Stewart
Act establishing the PA Center for Effective Indigent Defense Legal Representation; providing for its duties and responsibilities; and making an appropriation.
Companions: SCO1042 (M)
Bill History: 04-08-14 S First consideration
05-06-14 S Set on the Senate Calendar
05-06-14 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

SB 1007   Vance, Pat
Amends the First Class Township Code further providing for legal advertising.
Companions: SCO1012 (M)
Bill History: 06-12-13 S Filed
06-12-13 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 1195   Gordner, John
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act, in liability & compensation, further providing for injuries outside PA; in the Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund; providing for defs.; claims; obligations; penalties & stop-work orders.
Companions: SCO1341 (M)
Bill History: 03-11-14 S Third consideration
03-11-14 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 25/N: 23)
03-13-14 H Received in the House and referred to House Labor and Industry

SCO 347   Rafferty, John
Sets up a Medical Professional Liability Court, Medical Professional Liability Court Fund, and an independent commission to oversee the court.
Companions: SB 561 (M)
Bill History: 12-21-12 S Filed

SCO 544   Argall, David
Eliminates all school property taxes across the state and would replace those taxes with a combination of funding from the Personal Income Tax and the Sales and Use Tax.
Companions: SB 76 (M)
Bill History: 01-22-13 S Filed

SCO 550   Eichelberger, John
Provides for amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code.
Companions: SB 381 (M)
Bill History: 01-23-13 S Filed

SR 227   Pileggi, Dominic
Resolution designating the week of October 20 through 26, 2013, as "Pro Bono Week" in Pennsylvania.
Companions: HR 471 (Related)
SCO1271 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-13 S Filed
10-15-13 S Introduced and adopted

SR 231   Greenleaf, Stewart
Resolution designating October 17, 2013, as "Conflict Resolution Day" in Pennsylvania.
Companions: SCO1296 (M)
Bill History: 10-15-13 S Filed
10-15-13 S Introduced and adopted


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