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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
May 21, 22, 23
June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

House
May 21, 22, 23
June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29


Bill Calendars

House (May 21): House Bill 1904 (Rapp-R-Forrest) limiting the condemnation of land for the Allegheny National Forest; House Resolution 438 (Cruz-D-Philadelphia) urging Philadelphia to establish a waste tire removal and disposal program; House Resolution 423 (Petri-R-Bucks) directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study state funding formulas and how they impact counties;  House Resolution 505 (Preston-D-Allegheny) disapproving the PUC regulation on natural gas competition.  <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (May 21): Senate Bill 1398 (Yudichak-D-Luzerne) providing for an extension of the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Program; Senate Bill 1480 (Corman-R-Centre) providing for the 2012-13 Capital Budget, House Bill 1913 (Culver-R-Northumberland) authorizing counties and school district to provide property tax abatement for properties damaged in September's flooding. <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committees

Note: The Senate and House return to voting session May 21.

House: the House Republican Policy Committee holds a hearing on Marcellus Shale water issues in Beaver County.  <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

Senate:   <>  Click Here for full Senate Committee Schedule.

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced this week--

Well Communications: House Bill 2312 (Milne-R-Chester) requiring well gas well operators to install communications equipment at each well site.

High Hazard Dams: House Bill 2307 (Gibbons-D-Beaver) using monies from the Oil and Gas Fund to finance reconstruction of Fish and Boat Commission high hazard dams.

Metals Theft: House Bill 2358 (Davis-D-Bucks) further providing for scrap material theft prevention.

Stream Cleanup: House Bill 2359 (Causer-R-Cameron) directing the Environmental Quality Board to establish guidelines for the removal of flood debris and stream clearing activities.

5/14/2012

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