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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--

Bill Calendars

House (September 15): House Bill 202 (Harper-R-Montgomery) prohibiting standby water service charges for fire companies; House Bill 1684 (Everett-R-Lycoming) which seeks to clarify a minimum royalty payment in state law; House Bill 2104 (Godshall-R-Montgomery) further providing for consumer protections in variable rate electric supplier contracts; House Resolution 249 (Swanger-R-Lebanon) supporting increased development and delivery of oil from North American oil reserves- sponsor summary; Senate Bill 771 (Gordner-R-Columbia) establishing the State Geospatial Coordinating Board. <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (September 15): All bills on the Senate Calendar were Tabled as per the Senate procedure for a summer break. <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committee Meeting Agendas This Week

House: the Appropriations Committee holds a hearing on PA Heritage Park Program and regional economic impact of tourism in Wyalusing, Lycoming County.  <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

Senate: the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee holds a hearing on EPA’s Section 111(d) greenhouse gas emission limits in Wilkes-Barre.  <>  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--

House

Appropriations

Education

Environmental Resources and Energy

Consumer Affairs

Gaming Oversight

Human Services

Judiciary

Liquor Control

Transportation

Links for all other Standing House Committees

Senate

Appropriations

Environmental Resources and Energy

Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure

Community, Economic and Recreational Development

Education

Judiciary

Law and Justice

Public Health and Welfare

Transportation

Links for all other Standing Senate Committees

Bills Introduced

The following bills of interest were introduced this week--

Loyalsock Forest Drilling: House Resolution 500 (Vitali-D-Delaware) Encouraging the Governor  and the Secretary of DCNR to prevent drilling in Loyalsock State Forest-- sponsor summary.

Session Schedule

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

House

September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

October 6, 7, 8, 14, 15

November 12

Senate

September 15, 16, 22, 23, 24

October 6, 7, 8, 14, 15

November 12


8/18/2014

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