Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s 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 (March 13):   <> Click Here for full House Bill Calendar.

Senate (March 20): Senate Bill 50 (Greenleaf-R-Montgomery) further providing for notice of flood history in home sales disclosures (sponsor summary) .  <> Click Here for full Senate Bill Calendar.

Committee Meeting Agendas This Week

House:  the House Game and Fisheries Committee holds informational meetings on the Game Commission annual report and the Fish and Boat Commission annual report. <>  Click Here for full House Committee Schedule.

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

Bills Pending In Key Committees

Check the PA Environmental Council Bill Tracker for the status and updates on pending state legislation and regulations that affect environmental and conservation efforts in Pennsylvania.

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--

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards: Senate Bill 291 (Leach-D-Montgomery) increasing the use of renewable energy in Tier I and the solar cave-out.  (sponsor summary)

Plastic Bag Fee: Senate Bill 294 (Leach-D-Montgomery) establishing a fee on the use of plastic bags at retail stores of .02 cents/bag (sponsor summary)

Porter Tunnel Mine Disaster: House Resolution 74 (Tobash-R-Schuylkill) recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Porter Tunnel Mine Disaster on March 1, 2017.

PA National Guard Sustainability Award: House Resolution 84 (Ryan-R-Lebanon) resolution recognizing the PA National Guard Environmental Office for winning first Sustainability Team in 2016 Army National Guard Environmental Awards Contest (sponsor summary).

Session Schedule

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



March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29

April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

May 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24

June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30


March 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, & 22.

April 3, 4, 5 , 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26.

May 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, & 24.

June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, & 30

Governor’s Schedule

Gov. Tom Wolf's work calendar will be posted each Friday and his public schedule for the day will be posted each morning.   Click Here to view Gov. Wolf’s Weekly Calendar and Public Appearances.


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