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Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced

Here are the Senate and House Calendars and Committee meetings showing bills of interest as well as a list of new environmental bills introduced--

Session Schedule

The Senate and House return to session on March 8, but will hold budget hearings between now and then.

House Session Schedule-

March 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24
April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
May 3, 4, 5, 24, 25, 26
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Senate Session Schedule-

March (Budget Hearings- 1, 2, 3, 4) 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24
April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21
May 3, 4, 5, 24, 25, 26
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30

Calendars

House (March 8):  House Bill 80 (Vitali-D-Delaware) expanding the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards and authorizing a carbon sequestration network; Senate Bill 297 (Yaw-R-Bradford) amending the Oil and Gas Act to require semi-annual well production reporting.

Senate (March 8):  Senate Resolution 215 (Brubaker-R-Lancaster) directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study the costs to achieve nutrient reductions from agricultural sources to meet Chesapeake Bay reduction standards.

Committees

Senate:  the Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Department of Environmental Protection

Note: Budget hearings can be seen live online on the PCN TV website.  Senate hearings can be seen live and archived on the Senate Appropriations Committee webpage.

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced this week--

Abandoned Oil & Gas Rights:  House Bill 2266 (Godshall-R-Montgomery) providing for the handling of abandoned mineral and oil and gas rights.

Earth Hour:  House Resolution  615 (Pallone-D-Allegheny) designating March 27 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. as Earth Hour in Pennsylvania to help combat climate change by turning off lights for one hour.

 


3/1/2010

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