LEGISLATIVE NEWS
Bill Status Report
04-24-2015 - 16:43:13


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HB 37   Grell, Glen
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 
Bill History: 01-14-15 H Filed
01-21-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House 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: 02-11-15 H Third consideration
02-11-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:195/N: 0)
02-13-15 S Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Education

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 Laid out for discussion
04-13-15 H Third consideration
04-13-15 H Final Passage (Vote: Y:196/N: 0)

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 2 (Administrative Law & Procedure) providing for confidentiality of personal information of public safety officials.
Companions: HB 143 (Related)
Printer Number(s): P0992 
Bill History: 03-19-15 H Filed
03-24-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Prepared.

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.
Bill History: 01-08-15 H Filed

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.
Bill History: 01-28-15 H Filed

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.
Bill History: 03-27-15 H Filed

SB 95   Farnese, Lawrence
Amends Title 42 (Judiciary), in particular rights and immunities, providing for immunity for protected communications.
Companions: SCO 665 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0654 
Bill History: 03-31-15 S Filed
03-31-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate 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 and appeal officers; for agencies, fee limitations, & OOR.
Companions: SCO 636 (M)
Printer Number(s): P0332 
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
03-25-15 S Discussed in Budget Hearing - Office of Ope...House Appropriations

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: SCO 783 (M)
Position: Monitor-Support
Printer Number(s): P0652 
Bill History: 04-22-15 S Reported as committed from Senate State Government
04-22-15 S First consideration
05-04-15 S Set on the Senate Calendar

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 
Bill History: 04-22-15 S Reported as committed from Senate State Government
04-22-15 S First consideration
04-22-15 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

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

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.
Bill History: 03-27-15 S Filed


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