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Bills On Governor's Desk

The following bills were given final approval by the Senate and House and are now on the Governor's desk for action--

General Fund: House Bill 2121 (Saylor-R-York) FY 2018-19 General Fund budget bill was amended with the agreed-to budget numbers.  Click Here for an overview of the budget from House Democrats.  Click Here for a spreadsheet show line items and how they were adjusted.  Click Here for more.

Fiscal Code: House Bill 1929 (Marsico-R- Dauphin) amending the Fiscal Code includes a new Private Dam Financial Assurance and Loan Program, direction to DCNR on developing ATV trails and more funding for small water and sewer projects.  Senate Fiscal Note and summary.  Click Here for a summary by House Democrats.   Click Here for more.  Signed into law by Gov. Wolf.

Alternative Ratemaking: House Bill 1782 (Delozier-R-Cumberland) authorizing alternative ratemaking such as decoupling, performance-based, multiyear and other mechanisms for utilities regulated by the PUC, including electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services (Senate Fiscal Note and summary).  Click Here for more.

Limiting Eminent Domain: House Bill 2468 limiting the use of eminent domain by government agencies on land with conservation easements for parks and open space purposes except for emergency condemnation and condemnation by public utilities (House Fiscal Note).  Click Here for more.

Littering/Dumping: Senate Bill 431 (Scavello-R-Monroe) authorizes the designation of local litter enforcement corridors where fines are doubled for certain offences or even tripled for commercial littering or illegal dumping and designates all scenic highways as litter enforcement corridors (House Fiscal Note and summary).  Click Here for more.

Disposal Of Hospice Medication: Senate Bill 978 (Baker-R-Luzerne) disposal of unused medicines in hospice or for home health care patients (House Fiscal Note and summary).


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