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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--

Note: For the next three weeks the Senate and House will be holding hearings on the Governor’s budget proposal.


March 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20

April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 29, 30

May 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14

June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28


March 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20

April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

May 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15

June 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28

Bill Calendars 

House (March 11):   <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (March 11): Senate Bill 411 (Kasunic-D-Somerset) providing for the reuse of mine drainage as drilling fluids; Senate Resolution 29 (Yaw-R-Bradford) directing the Center for Rural Pennsylvania to study the potential for increased extension of natural gas distribution infrastructure by natural gas utilities to un-served and under-served areas;  <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committee Meeting Agendas This Week

House: Appropriations Committee budget hearings: Department of Environmental Protection; the Game and Fisheries Committee holds two informational meetings on the Fish & Boat Commission and Game Commission annual reports; the House Democratic Policy Committee holds two hearings on DEP accountability for Marcellus Shale water testing and transportation issues. <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

Senate: Appropriations Committee budget hearings: Governor’s Budget Office; Public Utility Commission; Independent Fiscal Office-Economic Outlook & Revenue Overview.   <>  Click Here for full Senate Committee Schedule.

Bills Pending In Key Committees

Here are links to key Standing Committees in the House and Senate and the bills pending in each--




Environmental Resources and Energy

Consumer Affairs

Gaming Oversight

Human Services


Liquor Control


Links for all other Standing House Committees



Environmental Resources and Energy

Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure

Community, Economic and Recreational Development



Law and Justice

Public Health and Welfare


Links for all other Standing Senate Committees

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced this week--

PA Sunshine: House Bill 200 (Vitali-D-Delaware) providing $25 million for PA Sunshine Solar Program taken from Marcellus drilling fee revenues.

Appalachian Trail License: House Bill 677 (Carroll-D-Monroe) providing for Appalachian Trail license plates.

Wet Weather Alternatives/Sewer Laterals: House Bill 703 (Readshaw-D-Allegheny) and House Bill 704 (Readshaw) providing for private sewer lateral funding and an analysis of cost effective approaches to reduce wet weather sewer overflows.


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