LEGISLATIVE NEWS
Bill Status Report
07-01-2016 - 17:26:38


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HB 34   Grell, Glen (Res. 4/30/15)
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary) extensively revising statutory arbitration; and making editorial changes.
Companions: HCO 212 (M)
Bill History: 06-27-16 S Reported as amended Senate Judiciary
06-27-16 S First consideration
07-01-16 S Set on the Senate Calendar

HB 299   Bizzarro, Ryan
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in powers of attorney, further providing for general provisions & for durable powers of attorney.
Companions: HCO 382 (M)
Bill History: 04-21-15 H Third consideration
04-21-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:194/N: 0)
05-01-15 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 323   Grove, Seth
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in jurisdiction of appellate courts, providing for Commerce Court Program; and, in organization & jurisdiction of Courts of Common Pleas, providing for Commerce Courts.
Companions: HCO1636 (M)
Bill History: 10-07-15 H Third consideration
10-07-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:198/N: 2)
10-09-15 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 380   Toohil, Tarah
Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations), in dissolution of marital status, further providing for grounds for divorce and for decree of court.
Companions: HB 2517 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HCO 671 (M)
Bill History: 05-18-16 S Laid on the table (Pursuant to Senate Rule 9)
06-27-16 S Removed from the table
07-01-16 S Set on the Senate Calendar

HB 665   Keller, Mark
Amends Titles 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries) & 57 (Notaries Public), in powers of attorney, further providing for general provisions; &, in revised uniform law on notarial acts, for certificates, powers of attorney.
Companions: HCO1199 (M)
Bill History: 03-16-16 S Second consideration
04-13-16 S Set on the Senate Calendar
04-13-16 S Laid on the table (Pursuant to Senate Rule 9)

HB 975   Dean, Madeleine
Amends the Landlord and Tenant Act, in recovery of possession, providing for early termination of leases by individuals with disabilities and senior citizens.
Companions: HCO1644 (M)
Bill History: 06-14-16 H Removed from the table
06-14-16 H Laid on the table
07-01-16 H Set on the Tabled Calendar

HB 1051   Dean, Madeleine
Amends the Landlord and Tenant Act providing for early release or termination of lease because of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
Companions: HCO1731 (M)
Bill History: 06-23-16 H Removed from the table
06-23-16 H Laid on the table
07-01-16 H Set on the Tabled Calendar

HB 1064   Evankovich, Eli
Amends the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, in medical professional liability, providing for emergency care.
Companions: HCO1682 (M)
Bill History: 06-27-16 H Laid on the table
06-27-16 H Removed from the table
07-01-16 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1268   Schreiber, Kevin
Amends Title 45 (Legal Notices) providing for electronic publication of legal notices.
Companions: HCO1928 (M)
Bill History: 05-29-15 H Filed
06-01-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 1398   Harris, C. Adam
Amends Titles 15 (Corporations) & 54 (Names) modernizing law on limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, limited partnerships & limited liability companies.
Companions: HCO1991 (M)
Bill History: 03-14-16 H Third consideration
03-14-16 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:188/N: 0)
03-22-16 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Environmental Resources and Energy

HB 1506   Warner, Ryan
Act providing for the English language as the official language of the Commonwealth; and imposing a certain restriction on use of appropriated funds.
Companions: HB 2132 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HCO2074 (M)
Bill History: 09-21-15 H Hearing set for 11:00 a.m., Room G-50, Irvi...House State Government
09-21-15 H Public hearing held in committee House State Government
10-05-15 H Press conference held

HB 1510   Frankel, Dan
Amends PA Human Services Act further providing for title, policy, right to freedom from discrimination, defs., unlawful discriminatory practices & prohibition of certain real estate practices; religious exercise; educational program.
Companions: HCO 688 (M)
SB 974 (Identical)
Bill History: 06-07-16 H Resolution to discharge committee from further consideration
of this bill presented
06-27-16 H Press conference held
06-28-16 H Press conference held

HB 1808   Toohil, Tarah
Amends Human Services Code providing for school stability of children in foster care; and making an inconsistent repeal.
Companions: HB 1809 (Related)
HCO2739 (M)
SB 1272 (Identical)
Bill History: 01-26-16 H Filed
01-27-16 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Children and Youth

SB 4   Aument, Ryan
Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of PA, providing for criteria for institutions of purely public charity.
Companions: HB 724 (Refiled from 13R Session)
SB 4 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HB 173 (Identical)
SCO 544 (M)
Bill History: 03-31-15 H Press conference held
03-31-15 H Discussed in informational meeting House Finance
05-11-15 H Discussed in Rural PA Legislative Briefing

SB 95   Farnese, Lawrence
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in particular rights and immunities, providing for immunity for constitutionally protected communications.
Companions: SCO 665 (M)
Bill History: 06-30-15 S Third consideration
06-30-15 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 48/N: 1)
07-06-15 H Received in the House and referred to House Judiciary

SB 178   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 10 (Charities) consolidating the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act and the Institutions of Purely Public Charity Act; and making related repeals.
Companions: SCO 156 (M)
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Filed
01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Government

SB 276   Greenleaf, Stewart
Act establishing the PA Center for Effective Indigent Defense Legal Representation; providing for its duties and responsibilities; and making an appropriation.
Companions: HB 2091 (Identical)
SCO 300 (M)
Bill History: 01-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary
01-22-15 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 8E-B, East...Senate Judiciary
01-22-15 S Passed over in committee Senate Judiciary

SB 411   Pileggi, Dominic (Res. 1/3/16)
Amends Right-to-Know Law, in prelim. provisions, for defs.; for PIAA; for open-records officer, for regs & policies & requests & inmate access; procedures; appeal & officers; agencies, fee limitations, OOR; reporting, contracts.
Companions: SCO 636 (M)
Bill History: 03-22-16 H Hearing set for 9:00 a.m., Room G-50, Irvis...House State Government
03-22-16 H Public hearing held in committee House State Government
05-18-16 H Informational meeting held House State Government

SB 413   Alloway, Richard
Amends Titles 2 (Administrative Law), 4 (Amusements) & 13 (Commercial Code) extensively revising provisions on practices & procedure of Commonwealth agencies; establishing Office of Administrative Hearings; judicial review.
Companions: SCO 673 (M)
Bill History: 06-28-16 S Reported as committed from Senate State Government
06-28-16 S First consideration
07-01-16 S Set on the Senate Calendar

SB 518   Pileggi, Dominic (Res. 1/3/16)
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries) enacting the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015); & for user direction & agreements, disclosure of digital assets, compliance & immunity.
Companions: SCO 74 (M)
Bill History: 11-18-15 S Third consideration
11-18-15 S Final Passage (Vote: Y: 49/N: 0)
11-19-15 H Received in the House and referred to House Judiciary

SB 715   Browne, Patrick
Amends Title 18 (Crimes), in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, further providing for the offense of cruelty to animals.
Companions: HB 164 (Related)
HB 281 (Related)
HB 1174 (Related)
SCO 704 (M)
Bill History: 04-16-15 S Filed
04-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 760   Smucker, Lloyd
Amends the Public School Code providing for in-State tuition for undocumented individuals.
Companions: SB 713 (Refiled from 13R Session)
SCO 96 (M)
Bill History: 04-23-15 S Filed
04-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education
04-11-16 S Press conference held

SB 855   Scavello, Mario
Amends the PA Municipalities Planning Code, in comprehensive plan, further providing for preparation of comprehensive plan.
Companions: SCO 460 (M)
Bill History: 05-29-15 S Filed
05-29-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 974   Browne, Patrick
Amends PA Human Relations Act further providing for title, for right to freedom from discrimination in employment, housing & public accommodation, for unlawful discriminatory practices; religious exercise; powers & duties of commission.
Companions: HB 1510 (Identical)
SCO 651 (M)
Bill History: 06-07-16 S Discussed in public hearing Senate State Government
06-22-16 S Press conference held
06-27-16 S Press conference held

SB 1104   Greenleaf, Stewart
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in orphans' court divisions, for jurisdiction; for rules of interpretation, for incorporation of estate's business; for agents; for powers of attorney; for charitable trusts; & repeal.
Companions: SCO 781 (M)
Bill History: 06-30-16 S Signed in the Senate
07-01-16 G In the hands of the Governor
07-11-16 G Last day for Governor's action


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