LEGISLATIVE NEWS
Bill Status Report
08-28-2015 - 16:25:23


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HB 37   Grell, Glen (Res. 4/30/15)
Amends the Right-to-Know Law, in preliminary provisions, further providing for definitions; and, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records.
Companions: HCO1582 (M)
Printer Number(s): P1159 
Bill History: 04-07-15 H Filed
04-10-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government

HB 65   Godshall, Robert
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) providing for autopsies.
Companions: HCO 86 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0056  P1428 
Bill History: 05-12-15 H Third consideration
05-12-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:194/N: 0)
05-20-15 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Judiciary

HB 224   Christiana, Jim
Act providing for the posting of annual financial information for public school entities.
Companions: HCO 766 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0214 
Bill History: 06-28-15 S Set on the Senate Calendar
06-28-15 S Second consideration
06-28-15 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

HB 297   Evankovich, Eli
Act providing for release of information by coroners and medical examiners.
Companions: HB 2552 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HCO 126 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0296  P0481  P1049 
Bill History: 04-13-15 H Third consideration
04-13-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:196/N: 0)
05-13-15 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Local Government

HB 301   Cohen, Mark
Amends Title 54 (Names), in judicial change of name, further providing for court approval required for change of name and change by order of court.
Companions: HCO 113 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0299 
Bill History: 01-30-15 H Filed
02-02-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 318   Adolph, William
Amends the Right-to-Know Law, in preliminary provisions, further providing for defs.; in procedure, further providing for written requests; and, in judicial review, further providing for fee limitations.
Companions: HB 425 (Related)
HCO 947 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0339 
Bill History: 02-02-15 H Filed
02-04-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government

HB 340   Saccone, Rick
Amends Title 65 (Public Officers), in open meetings, further providing for definitions, for executive sessions and for penalties.
Companions: HCO 461 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0362 
Bill History: 02-04-15 H Filed
02-05-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government

HB 617   Harhai, Ted
Amends State Lottery Law, in State Lottery, providing for confidentiality of prizewinners.
Companions: HB 1893 (Refiled from 13R Session)
HCO 798 (M)
Position: Opposed
Printer Number(s): P0719 
Bill History: 02-26-15 H Filed
02-26-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Finance

HB 672   Hanna, Mike
Amends the Right-to-Know Law, in procedure, further providing for exceptions for public records.
Companions: HB 640 (Related)
HCO1226 (M)
SB 508 (Related)
Printer Number(s): P0780 
Bill History: 03-02-15 H Filed
03-02-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government

HB 824   Petri, Scott
Amends Title 35 (Health & Safety), in miscellaneous provisions, providing for confidentiality of personal information of public safety officials.
Companions: HB 143 (Related)
Printer Number(s): P0992  P1565 
Bill History: 06-27-15 H Laid on the table
06-27-15 H Removed from the table
08-25-15 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1119   Hill, Kristin
Amends the Public School Code, in preliminary provisions, providing for waiver of public school mandates.
Companions: HCO1816 (M)
Position: Opposed
Printer Number(s): P1463  P1799 
Bill History: 06-15-15 H Reported as amended House Education
06-15-15 H First consideration
06-15-15 H Rereferred to House Rules

HB 1155   Christiana, Jim
Amends Title 65 (Public Officers), in open meetings, further providing for public notice; and providing for notification of agency business required.
Companions: HCO1723 (M)
Printer Number(s): P1468 
Bill History: 05-05-15 H Filed
05-06-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Government

HB 1268   Schreiber, Kevin
Amends Title 45 (Legal Notices) providing for electronic publication of legal notices.
Companions: HCO1928 (M)
Position: Opposed
Printer Number(s): P1670 
Bill History: 05-29-15 H Filed
06-01-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HB 1425   Harris, Jordan
Amends Titles 18 (Crimes & Offenses) & 42 (Judiciary), in criminal history record information, further providing for general regulations & providing for order for limited access; & for petition for expungement.
Companions: HCO2044 (M)
SB 938 (Identical)
Position: Opposed
Printer Number(s): P1982 
Bill History: 06-27-15 H Filed
06-28-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary

HCO 543   Krieger, Tim
Gives residents & taxpayers of political subdivision to comment before the board of council at each advertised regular meeting & special meeting without requiring registration before the meeting.
Bill History: 01-08-15 H Filed

HCO 547   Davis, Tina
Requires the Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) to hold a public hearing 90 days prior to the purchase of land by DGS for the purpose of preserving or mitigating wetlands as required by federal law.
Companions: HB 333 (M)
Bill History: 01-08-15 H Filed
06-10-15 H Superseded by - see HB 333

HCO 558   Moul, Dan
Empowers courts to order restitution for all reasonable expenses incurred by a victim when a defendant is found guilty of the crime of Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence or Tampering With Public Records or Information.
Bill History: 01-08-15 H Filed

HCO 947   Adolph, William
Allows agencies and local governments to assess search and review fees for public records requested for a commercial purpose.
Companions: HB 318 (M)
Bill History: 01-27-15 H Filed
02-04-15 H Superseded by - see HB 318

HCO 957   Fee, Mindy
Exempts agency discussions of security and emergency preparedness from open meeting requirements.
Companions: HB 1263 (M)
Bill History: 01-28-15 H Filed
06-01-15 H Superseded by - see HB 1263

HCO1620   Miller, Daniel
Requires any state or local agency to circulate an agenda prior to the commencement of a public meeting or an executive session.
Companions: HB 1080 (M)
Bill History: 03-27-15 H Filed
04-28-15 H Superseded by - see HB 1080

HCO1852   Donatucci, Maria
Prohibits the release of all or part of a public record that contains a 9-1-1 caller's name, telephone number, address or location.
Companions: HB 1310 (M)
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 05-05-15 H Filed
06-10-15 H Superseded by - see HB 1310

SB 95   Farnese, Lawrence
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in particular rights and immunities, providing for immunity for constitutionally protected communications.
Companions: SCO 665 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0654  P1152 
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 411   Pileggi, Dominic
Amends the Right-to-Know Law, in preliminary provisions, further providing for defs.; for PIAA,; inmate access; for production of certain records; extension of time; for appeal & officers; for agencies, fee limitations & OOR.
Companions: SCO 636 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0332  P1154 
Bill History: 06-30-15 S Reported as amended Senate State Government
06-30-15 S First consideration
07-14-15 S Set on the Senate Calendar

SB 412   Blake, John
Amends the Right-to-Know Law, in State-related institutions, further providing for reporting, for contents of report and for copies and posting, and providing for contracts.
Companions: SCO 635 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0333 
Bill History: 02-05-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Government
02-23-15 S Discussed at PA Press Club Luncheon
03-24-15 S Discussed in Budget Hearing - State-Related...Senate Appropriations

SB 526   Gordner, John
Amends the Second Class Township Code, in auditors & accountants, further providing for completion, filing and publication of annual township report and financial statement.
Companions: SCO 681 (M)
Position: Opposed
Printer Number(s): P0484 
Bill History: 02-20-15 S Filed
02-20-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Local Government

SB 643   Aument, Ryan
Amends Title 65 (Public Officers), in open meetings, further providing for executive sessions.
Companions: HB 1263 (Related)
SCO 783 (M)
Position: Monitor-Support
Printer Number(s): P0652 
Bill History: 06-09-15 S Removed from the table
06-15-15 S Set on the Senate Calendar
06-15-15 S Laid on the table

SB 645   Stefano, Patrick
Act providing for notice and disclosure of proposed collective bargaining agreements and related documents and for open records.
Companions: SCO 887 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0759  P0842  P1090 
Bill History: 06-24-15 H Removed from the table
06-25-15 H Set on the House Calendar
08-25-15 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 674   Schwank, Judy
Amends the PA Election Code, in preliminary provisions, providing for the definition of "credentialed media"; and, in preparation for and conduct of primaries and elections, further providing for regulations in force at polling places.
Companions: SCO 198 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0666 
Bill History: 03-31-15 S Filed
03-31-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Government

SB 759   Kitchen, Shirley
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) enabling uniform fiduciary access to digital assets; and providing for authority, compliance and immunity.
Companions: SCO 527 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0831 
Bill History: 05-01-15 S Filed
05-01-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SB 866   Boscola, Lisa
Amends Title 18 (Crimes & Offenses), in offenses against public order and decency, providing for unlawful dissemination of residential information.
Companions: SCO 859 (M)
Printer Number(s): P1002 
Bill History: 06-02-15 S Filed
06-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Judiciary

SCO 13   Teplitz, Rob
Prohibits the state legislature from holding votes in even-numbered years following a general election & the swearing in of the new legislature & bans votes during the period between a new legislature & the swearing-in of a new governor.
Companions: SB 186 (M)
Bill History: 12-01-14 S Filed
03-06-15 S Superseded by - see SB 186

SCO 859   Boscola, Lisa
Prohibits an individual from posting or disseminating information indicating the residence of law enforcement or armed forces personnel.
Companions: SB 866 (M)
Bill History: 03-27-15 S Filed
06-02-15 S Superseded by - see SB 866


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