Legislative Report for June 12, 2017

The items below are from Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest.

Session Schedule

Senate

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

House

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

Bills Moving

House

Lawsuits Involving Childhood Sexual Assaults: Senate Bill 261 (Scarnati-R- Jefferson) further providing for civil actions regarding childhood sexual assault was Tabled.

Civil Forfeitures: Senate Bill 8 (Folmer-R-Lebanon) civil asset forfeiture reform (Senate Fiscal Note and summary) was reported from the House Judiciary Committee and is now on the House Calendar for action.

Body Cameras: Senate Bill 560 (Greenleaf-R-Montgomery) use of police body cameras was amended and reported from the House Judiciary Committee and is now on the House Calendar for action.

Proof Of Citizenship: House Bill 1095 (Heffley-R-Carbon) requiring proof of citizenship prior to obtaining state benefits (sponsor summary) was reported from the House State Government Committee and was referred to the House Rules Committee as all bills are this time of year.

Decedent’s Remains: House Bill 383 (Readshaw-D-Allegheny) further providing for the disposal of decedent’s remains (sponsor summary) was reported from the House Judiciary Committee and was referred to the House Rules Committee as all bills are this time of year.

Electronic Opioid Prescriptions: House Bill 353 (Nesbit-R-Butler) requiring electronic prescriptions for opioids (sponsor summary) was amended and reported from the House Health Committee and referred to the House Rules Committee as all bills are this time of year.

Senate

Penalties For Drug Delivery: Senate Bill 662 ( Bartolotta-R-Washington) further providing penalties for injuries during drug delivery (sponsor summary) was amended and reported from the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now on the Senate Calendar for action.

Expungement Of Criminal Offenses: Senate Bill 529 (Wagner-R-York) further providing for the expungement of criminal offenses (sponsor summary) was reported from the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now on the Senate Calendar for action.

Public Hearings
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June 13– NEW. House Judiciary Committee meets to consider House Bill 646 (Ward-R-Blair) relating to the assault of a healthcare practitioner (sponsor summary).  Room 140 Main Capitol. 10:00.

June 13– NEW. House Children and Youth Committee meets to consider House Bill 1232(Murt-R-Montgomery) requiring schools to display posters with toll-free number for reporting suspected child abuse (sponsor summary).  Room B-31 Main Capitol.  10:00.

June 13– NEW. House State Government Committee meets to consider House Bill 28 (White-R-Philadelphia) holding a sanctuary city liable for damages to persons or property as a result of criminal activities by unauthorized aliens (sponsor summary).  Room G-50 Irvis Building. 10:00

Flag Day, June 14