Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Historic Legislation Passed on February 26

 

1976

 

SB 851: An Act amending the act of August 24, 1951 (P. L. 1304, No. 315), entitled, as amended, “Local Health Administration Law,” providing for State grants to county departments of health and certain municipalities for environmental health services.

 

Approved by Governor Milton Shapp

 

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1979

 

HB 17: An Act amending the act of October 4, 1978 (No. 170), referred to as the Public Official and Employee Ethics Law, changing the effective date.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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February 26, 2015

 

9:00 – House Gaming Oversight

Public hearing on restaurant and tavern gaming issues

 

9:30 – House Labor and Industry

Agenda TBA

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda TBA

 

10:00 – House Session

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Historic Legislation Passed on February 25

 

1982

 

SB 1147: An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P. L. 177, No. 175), entitled “The Administrative Code of 1929,” providing an exemption from Article XXIV-A for certain conveyances.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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2014

 

SB 1024: An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in inchoate crimes, further providing for possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in court facility; in arson, criminal mischief and other property destruction, further providing for arson and related offenses; in sentencing, further providing for sentences for second and subsequent offenses; and providing for sentencing for arson offenses.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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February 25, 2015

 

9:00 – House Aging and Older Adult Services

Informational meeting on the PA LIFE Program immediately following voting meeting on HB 264

 

9:00 – Senate State Government

Public hearing on SB 3

 

9:30 – House Consumer Affairs

To consider: HB 57, HB 66, HB 140

 

9:30 – House Education

To consider: HB 530, HB 512, HB 102

To refer: HB 64

 

9:30 – House Gaming Oversight

Public hearing on small games of chance-clubs

 

9:30 – House Local Government

Informational meeting to follow voting meeting on HB 33, HB 290

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda to be announced

 

1:30 – Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

Public hearing on veterans’ issues

 

11:00 – House and Senate sessions

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Historic Legislation Passed on February 24

 

1984

 

HB 559: An Act amending the act of May 17, 1929 (P. L. 1798, No. 591), referred to as the Forest Reserves Municipal Financial Relief Law, increasing the amount paid by the Commonwealth.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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February 24, 2015

 

9:30 – House Insurance

Informational meeting on state health insurance mandates and the ACA

 

9:30 – House Tourism and Recreational Development

Informational meeting with presentation on the proposed PA Tourism Partnership

 

9:30 – Joint Legislative Budget & Finance Committee

Meeting to release reports on (1) the PA Department of Transportation, (2) Funding of County Adult Probation Services, (3) Dental Services for Persons with Disabilities in Pennsylvania, and (4) The Impact of Slots Gaming on the PA State Lottery

 

10:00 – House Commerce

Informational meeting to introduce the leadership of the PA Department of Community and Economic Development, Department of Banking and Securities, and PA Housing Finance Agency

 

10:00 – House State Government

To consider: HB 143

 

10:00 – House Judiciary

To consider: HB 73, HB 164, HB 186, HB 272, HB 466

 

10:00 – Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs

To consider: SB 201, SB 352

 

10:30 – Senate Judiciary

Cancelled

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda to be announced

 

11:00 – House Session

 

1:00 – Senate Session

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Historic Legislation Passed on February 23

 

1996

 

HB 2079: An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for homicide by vehicle; adding the offense of aggravated assault by vehicle; further providing for accidents involving death or personal injury, for certain authorized travel periods, for permit for movement during course of manufacture and for movement of certain oxygen furnace parts; and providing for movement of domestic animal feed.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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1996

 

HB 569: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for aggravated assault; and prohibiting certain entertainment in specified establishments.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Ridge

 

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February 23, 2015

 

10:00 – House Liquor Control

To consider: HB 466

 

11:00 – House Consumer Affairs

Cancelled

 

11:00 – House Finance

Informational meeting with an overview of the roles of the PA Department of Revenue, PA Treasury, and the PA Department of Community and Economic Development

 

Off the floor – House Appropriations

Agenda to be announced

 

1:00 – House and Senate sessions

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Historic Legislation Passed on February 20

 

 

1982

 

HB 1384: An Act amending the “Lethal Weapons Training Act,” approved October 10, 1974 (P. L. 705, No. 235), defining “full-time police officer”, providing for certain exemptions from testing and fees and further providing for applications.

 

Approved by Governor Dick Thornburgh

 

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2013

 

SB 187: An Act requiring certain institutions of higher education that enter into agreements with governing bodies which impose monetary penalties to pay the monetary penalties into endowments under certain circumstances; and providing for duties of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

 

Approved by Governor Tom Corbett

 

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