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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

Here is the latest voting session schedule for the Senate and House--

Senate
January 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
February 6, 7, 8
Governor's Budget Address: February 7
Budget Hearings: Feb. 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and March 1
March 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 26, 27, 28
April 2, 3, 30
May 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 21, 22, 23
June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

House
January 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
February 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15
Budget Hearings: Feb. 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, March 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
March 12, 13, 14, 26, 27, 28
April 2, 3, 4, 30
May 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 21, 22, 23
June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

Bill Calendars

House (January 17): House Bill 3 (Geist-R-Blair) authorizing public-private transportation partnerships; House Resolution 438 (Cruz-D-Philadelphia) urging Philadelphia to establish a waste tire removal and disposal program.  <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (January 17): Senate Bill 1298 (Smucker-R-Lancaster) allowing the use of preserved agricultural land for agricultural composting. <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committees

House: the Finance Committee meets to consider House Bill 2087 (Major-R-Susquehanna) re-establishing DCNR's Oil and Gas Lease Fund into which all royalties from oil and gas leases on any land owned by the Commonwealth, except for Game and Fish and Boat Commission lands, are to be placed and appropriated to DCNR and providing a transfer of 5 percent of the royalties to DEP for the propose of funding projects to reduce flooding, prevent stream bank erosion and restore degraded stream channels, House Bill 490 (M.Smith-D-Allegheny) establishing a green roof tax credit; the House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on electricity reliability. <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

Senate: the Rules Committee meets to consider Senate Bill 996 (Baker-R-Luzerne) requiring the posting of 911 information at Marcellus Shale wells.  <>  Click Here for full Senate Committee Schedule.

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced this week--

Drilling Related Air Emissions: House Bill 2113 (Vitali-D-Delaware) further regulating air emissions from drilling operations.

Utility Termination: House Bill 2114 (Petri-R-Bucks) further providing for termination of utility service.


1/16/2012

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